Our mission is to bring the highest level of professionalism and deliver superior service with unmatched quality.
At Iokua Real Estate, Inc., it is our vision to provide the very best in residential property management, luxury vacation rentals and real estate sales. Revered by native Hawaiians as a royal guardian, the “Io”, or Hawaiian Hawk, soars high above the ‘aina or land keeping careful watch of its surroundings below. Like the Io, our mission is to look over our clients’ interest in every facet of real estate. Be it having their home 100% ready 100% of the time, or while providing the best in guest and concierge service for our luxury vacation renters or preparing and marketing a customer’s home for sale, Iokua Real Estate is the ultimate standard for professional real estate services.
Attention to Detail paired with Local Knowledge.
With our deep local roots, combined experience and intimate knowledge of Hawaii's real-estate, we are sure to provide solutions and options that work for you. We offer the perfect balance of energy and Aloha needed to care for you and your property!
We understand how things work in our island community and are confident on the relationships and bonds we’ve built over our lifetime here. We also understand reputation is everything and we will always act according to our core values of integrity, fairness & respect and continuous improvement in pursuit of excellence.
In addition to providing the very best real estate services we also enjoy supporting our community through our participation in various non-profit boards and community initiatives that will help create an island where everyone can enjoy living, working and playing.
Caleb Yamanaka (R) CCIM
is the Principal Broker (License # RB-20242) of Iokua Real Estate, Inc he has been in real estate for the past 15 years in many facets of the business, from large land acquisition and management, industrial sales and development and luxury vacation sales and rentals, he has exceeded in all facets.
As a third generation real estate man from the Big Island of Hawaii, Caleb has a unique perspective of the history of the lands on the Kohala Coast. From Mahukona to Kohanaiki there is not much that he does not know about the land pre-development until now.
Caleb oversees all operations as Principal Broker of Iokua and looks forward to servicing your real estate needs.
Michael R Miller (RS)
is a Realtor® Salesperson (License # RS-75310) with Iokua Real Estate.
First arriving to Hilo over 20 years ago in 1997 with a corporate background and zero farming experience he set out on an adventure to purchase and run a lychee farm. He soon realized that he was not a farmer so he sold the farmer and went onto other business ventures with his most recent one being real estate, where he has quickly became a top producer! Check out his Zillow reviews! Click Here
Michael has lived in Hakalau, Hilo, and Puna giving him a deep understanding of the east side of the island. He loves helping clients find the perfect location for their needs and enjoys using his high tech skills with sellers, were he takes a very modern approach utilizing the best technology available to market their property.
Amber L.H. Chandler (RS)
is a Realtor® Salesperson (License # RS-81634) Born and raised on the Big Island, Amber has an extensive knowledge of island-life. Amber’s grounded, “local-girl” personality, passion, dedication and focused determination has helped propel her into successful careers in hospitality, design and event management. She uses the skills and innate talents that she’s acquired as a globe-trotting flight attendant to enthusiastically make all her clients feel like family.
She has seen the growth and transformation of the Big Island island first hand and looks forward to helping you find a home that connects you with your dreams and lifestyle.
Amber resides on the Hamakua Coast of the Big Island with her husband and their three hilarious children.
Misti R Tyrin (R) MBA
is the Broker in Charge (License # RB-22375) of Iokua Real Estate, Inc. Since moving to The Big Island of Hawaii with her family in 2009 she has made it a point to become an integral part of her community to ensure that she is directly involved in bettering the lives of all of those around her. She is a proud Rotarian and has served many years as a Director for Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce.
Misti is a strong believer in home ownership and enjoys helping first time home buyers achieve the reality of owning their own home. The most exciting thing for her is turning renters into owners and owners into investors. Helping people is a way of life for her!
Kellen "Masa" Matsumoto (RS)
is the Managing Director (License # RS-78049) of Iokua and has worked in the luxury residential market since 2004. Starting in 2011, he was the lead Property Service Manager at Hualalai Resort and provided his customers with reliable, thorough and high-quality property service for townhouses, estate villas and custom homes.
Masa is a lifelong Kona resident and was born and raised on the Big Island. His entire professional career has been spent within the high end resort community along the Kohala Coast.
Masa will oversee the day-to-day operations of Iokua Real Estate, Inc. Home Management Services and will impart his unique service insight and years of experience maintaining luxury properties to make Iokua the best choice for your residential service needs.
Rachel Ortiz (RS)
is a Realtor® Salesperson (License # RS-79481) Rachel has over 20 years of customer service experience and has been licensed in Hawaii since 2017. She lives in the heart of Downtown Hilo and enjoys all that the Big Island has to offer! Her calm and patient personality makes her a perfect real estate agent for someone that needs time and attention. She is a great buyer's representative and specializes in vacant land. When she is not selling real estate or with her family she enjoys helping other agents prepare homes to hit the market via her cleaning and staging company.
Lorena Clever (RS)
is the Residential Services Specialist (License # RS-77040) of Iokua Real Estate, Inc. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Lorena received her law degree at the age of twenty-two. After many visits to Hawaii, she was so attracted by the beauty of the Big Island and generosity and hospitality of the people that she decided to make it her home 7 years ago.
Her experience within the high end resorts include: Personal Concierge at a Property Management Company, having the privilege to greet many guests coming to paradise and also assisting them to experience the best of the Big Island by providing excellent service for the world travelers that expect perfection. She also has extensive knowledge about all Resorts communities on the “Gold Coast”.
Michelle A Jimenez (RS)
is a Realtor® Salesperson (License # RS-80816) with Iokua Real Estate, Inc. Born and raised in Hawaii, Michelle has so many fond memories growing up on the Big Island. From hiking in the valleys of Waipio, playing with snow in June, and spending her days on our many beautiful beaches with family and friends.
She has spent many years helping the people of our island as a nurse and has recently decided to help her community even more by putting her deep rooted knowledge of the island to work as a Realtor®
Michelle looks forward to helping you find a piece of Hawaii that will fit your needs and show you why the Big Island is the perfect place to call home; whether it is for yourself, raising a family, or settling down for retirement-Hawaii has so many diverse environments it can be the perfect fit or anyone.