At Hamakua Coast Realty our mission is to provide our clients with the best possible advice, assistance, and value in all real estate transactions while fostering and maintaining a respect for the land and our community. With so many Realtors on the Big Island to choose from, remember you deserve to have an Agent and Broker who knows the area, who will listen to your needs, treat you with respect, dignity, and honesty, and one who will assist you throughout the entire process and that is exactly who we are and what we do.
W. Augustuz Elliott -
REALTOR® Principle Broker
Augustuz Elliott landed on the Big Island at the beginning of 1992 immediately entering Real Estate School. Since that year he has been serving the Hamakua Coast as a Realtor, opening his own company – Hamakua Coast Realty, Inc in the summer of 2001. Working on the board then as President of the Ahualoa Community Association throughout the 1990s, and working on the Board then as President of the Honokaa Business Association from the mid 1990’s till 2013, has given Augustuz the opportunity to be a strong advocate for the community. He has worked to; improved internet access; create safe sidewalks in town; establish accessible public restrooms; and preserving key parcels of land for future public use. His mission is to serve both the land and the people who live on it.
Serving as a local Realtor here for over 23 years and his love of the land has given Augustuz an in depth knowledge of the Hamakua Coast and what each different area has to offer. Having handled many transactions with land, residential, and commercial properties, his experience can be the factor that brings a transaction to a successful Closing.
Augustuz lives just below Kalopa State Park with his wife of 18 years, and their cat and young dog. You can reach Augustuz at 808-938-9500 or email@example.com.
Dan Ishikawa -
Executive Assistant to Augustuz Elliott
Dan Ishikawa’s goal in all of his real estate transactions is to go above and beyond in providing exceptional service. He is known by clients for being dependable, highly ethical, and a thorough REALTOR® that you can count on. He understands the importance of communication, and strives to always keep his clients informed.
Dan is originally from Tokyo, Japan and was raised on the island of Maui from an early age. Dan’s move to Honokaa in 2013 was a natural fit – his appreciation for wildlife, the abundance of outdoor activities together with an environmentally conscious community included the ideal components for a life in which he thrives. In spare time Dan enjoys social dancing (salsa/bachata/zouk), skateboarding, surfing, hiking, and spending time with friends and family outdoors (which includes his adored German Shepherd “Ollie”). Dan lives and loves the Big Island lifestyle and enjoys sharing it with his friends and family. Now he’s honored to work at Hamakua Coast Realty to connect with those who share the same appreciation for the island.
If you happen to call or stop by our office, you are most likely to be warmly greeted by Dan. He serves as the overall office manager, direct assistant to Augustuz, and represents his own clients buying and selling properties on the island.
If you’re looking to buy or sell real estate on the Big Island, contact Dan and you’ll quickly sense that his enthusiasm and professionalism will put you in good hands. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org & 808-557-5847.
Belinda Hodges -
Real Estate Salesperson
Belinda brings 5 years of real estate experience to Hamakua Coast Realty. She manages commercial and residential properties for owners on the Hamakua Coast. She retired from a successful career in mortgage banking after 20 years. Belinda’s passion is people and she enjoys assisting buyers in their home search. You may have seen her singing (her second passion) at various venues, parties, and even Honokaa’s First Friday Function with her performing group the “Cracker Jacks”. Contact Belinda at (808) 557-0838 or email@example.com.
Kanoe Lindsey-Soares -
Born and raised in the heart of Waimea, Kanoe is a life-long resident of Hawaii. Growing up in this community has given her the experience and knowledge to help you find the perfect property; high and cool, or low elevation and warm; convenient in town or quiet in the country; by the ocean or a cascading stream. Kanoe will know and can help you.
Kanoe’s numerous years of serving clients and being active in her community has given her the humility and wisdom to recognize how valuable it is to take care of each client, no matter how big or small the transaction.
About her life: “I cherish the days I have on my 5 acre farm with my wonderful husband and three active, growing boys, farming vegetables, and raising chickens and goats. Nothing brings me more pleasure and peace of mind than working the land and helping it give us food for ourselves and friends. The whole family pitches in”. In spare time she enjoys the outdoors fishing, camping, or relaxing on one of the many beautiful beaches. “There are so many ways to enjoy nature and outdoors, Hawaii is a nature lovers paradise!”
Kanoe left a managerial position at US Airways and chose to become a real estate agent in order to share her experience, and because she enjoys helping others to realize their dream of owning a home on the Big Island. If you are new to the Island, or a long time resident, Kanoe can help you make the Real Estate choice to best suit you. Contact Kanoe at (808) 960-5962 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tracy Pulido -
Tracy Pulido specializes in acquiring an honest evaluation of a property’s potential—for both buyers and sellers—in regards to: location, climate, construction standards, financing issues, pricing, and county regulations. Tracy has a BA in journalism with an emphasis on print/marketing and a MA in secondary education. She taught high school English and communications for many years in Fairbanks, Alaska and in the summer, was a fixture at the Tanana Valley farmers market. She built and ran a successful agritourism operation—before selling it and moving to the Hamakua Coast. Tracy has experience in construction, subdividing properties, the hospitality industry, agriculture business development, investigative journalism and marketing. She lives on the Hamakua Coast with her three donkeys and two dogs and enjoys her career selling real estate in the most beautiful place on Earth.
Jessica Van Swae -
Jessica grew up in North Kohala and graduated from Kohala High School. After leaving for college she realized that there was no place like home and her move back to the island was inevitable. She moved to Honokaa after marrying a local Honokaa resident and has lived there for the past 15 years. Jessica is a proud mother of 2 boys that graduated from Honokaa High School and in her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors with friends and family. Additionally she volunteers having been a member of the Kohala Red Cross and the Honokaa Business Association for 2 years.
Jessica is an essential staff member of Hamakua Coast Realty as the Bookkeeper. She helps the office to work in efficient order by handling the many difficult aspects of running a business so the rest of the staff can focus on providing the best service to HCR’s clients. Her aloha spirit is appreciated by the staff and clients, and continues to make the office a great place to work. You can reach Jessica by calling the office at 808-775-1422 or email@example.com.