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Over Four Decades of Maui Real Estate Experience – Working for You!

Our parent company has been in business in Maui since 1978 – a substantial amount of time for this part of the world. This means we understand Maui real estate and property management in a way that few other companies do. When you hire our team, you are enlisting the help of dedicated individuals committed to giving you the best possible experience – all with a touch of that Aloha friendliness.

Serving West Maui, South Maui, Central Maui, Up Country and Haiku/Makawao, our staff is waiting to hear from you. Contact us today to see what we can do for you.

Ron Kawahara

Ron Kawahara, President, CPA, CPM, PCAM

Ron is convinced that no amount of marketing can substitute for competence and quality service. He also believes in community service and has served as President of many organizations, including the Maui Chamber of Commerce, Maui United Way, Maui County Board of Tax Review, Rotary, West Maui Taxpayers Association, and Maui Redevelopment Agency, among others.

Destination Maui Realty, LLC focuses on long-term residential property management, real estate sales and commercial leasing. The partnerships with our vacation rental division, Destnation Maui Vacations and sister company Destination Maui, Inc, makes us the most comprehensive choice for property mangement, or when selling your vacation home, condo or investment property.

Photo Caption: Ron Kawahara receiving Maui United Way Campaign Excellence award on behalf of Destination Maui, Inc (2016). Pictured with MUW President Laksmi Abraham (left). Photo credit: Maui Now

Property Management and Sales Team

March Cabos

About March Cabos

March Cabos’ career in property management and real estate was inspired by her mom’s desire for a bigger house to accommodate her growing family. March grew up on Maui with a passion for helping people, like her mom and hard-working dad, find their dream home. March married her high school sweetheart, Keola Cabos, who is part owner/operator of Mauiwowie Inc., and has two children. She is involved in many volunteer roles, such as being the Wishing Well Coordinator for Pukalani Elementary School. In addition to being a realtor and property manager for Destination Maui Realty, March also trains new property agents, and is preparing to become a real estate broker. She can be reached at march@destinationmaui.net

Marnel Lozano

About Marnel Lozano

Island native Marnel Lozano grew up playing sports, dancing hula, participating in rodeo and even was crowned rodeo princess. But she also watched her hard-working mom own and operate restaurants and become a realtor. Following in her mom’s footsteps, in both restaurant management and real estate, Marnel puts her energy and experience to work at Destination Maui, finding great reward in seeing how happy people are when they find a great rental or find their forever home. In her free time, she loves spending time with her four daughters and husband, going to the beach, spending time with their dogs and volunteering at Makawao Elementary School. She can be reached at marnel@destinationmaui.net

Cherrise Mercado

About Cherisse Mercado

A passion for real estate was sparked in Cherisse Mercado a decade ago when she and her husband bought their first home. She was impressed by the professionals that helped them through the process. Now a realtor and property manager for Destination Maui Realty, Cherisse applies exceptional dedication to guiding clients through listing their property for rent, buying or selling a property, or finding a rental home, making the process less stressful. When not helping clients, Cherisse loves spending time with her husband, five children and little dog Kela, watching movies, going to the beach, hanging out at home and volunteering in the community. She can be reached at cherisse@destinationmaui.net

About Tehani Nunez

Maui raised Tehani Nunez completed her Master of Business Administration degree from Chaminade University on Oahu, before returning to hold finance positions, such as Budget Specialist for the Office of the Mayor. As Office Manager and Field Assistant for Nunez Granite and Stone, Tehani has worked with a diverse cross section of the community, improving their homes and businesses. Providing exceptional service is also what drives Tehani in property management and real estate for Destination Maui Realty. Tehani lives with her husband and dog, enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering or performing Tahitian drumming for her mom’s hula halau, Hui Lanakila. She can be reached at tehani@destinationmaui.net