Realtor sees hope in action at annual camp

According to the National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated, on any given day, an estimated 2.7 million children in the U.S. have at least one parent in prison or jail. That works out to be one in 28 children. Additionally,…

RAM members put service above self

There are more than 1.2 million people worldwide who collectively abide by the same motto: “Service Above Self.” Realtors Association of Maui (RAM) members Karin Carlson, Judy Gray, Mark Harbison and Mike O’Dwyer are among them. All…

Helping hands, wagging tails equal a feel-good day

It was a quiet day at the office for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty Valley Isle on Friday, Jan. 31. That’s because 17 of its agents spent the day at Assistance Dogs of Hawaii’s main campus in Makawao. There, they…

REALTOR® helps brighten days and lives of seniors

Mara Lockwood knows that the smallest acts can make the biggest difference. She’s seen it firsthand through Nā Hoaloha, a Wailuku-headquartered nonprofit that pairs community volunteers with seniors or persons with disabilities who need…

‘RAM’s Got Talent’ raises funds for theater, education

There was plenty of talent to go around at the Historic Iao Theater on the evening of Saturday, Feb. 8. That’s when 10 contestants took the stage to sing, dance, act and joke their way into the winner’s circle during the seventh RAM’s…

REALTORS® rally to show how much they care

If ever there were an example of strength in numbers, the “100 Real Estate Agents Who Care” fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity Maui is it. Last fall, Kihei Charter School senior Pōhaku Kepler designed an independent school project that…

RAM member helps build lifelong dreams

Liam Ball knows firsthand the intangible benefits of owning a home. That’s one of the reasons why he joined the Habitat for Humanity Maui board of directors nearly a decade ago. Long before he became a board member, Ball, a Realtor-Broker…

REALTOR® works to help others ‘thrive and survive’

No one is ever prepared to hear the words: “You have cancer.” Apart from coping with the physical, mental and emotional impact of a diagnosis, patients and their families must navigate the logistical and financial aspects of cancer care. That’s…

Ready to roll for Maui’s keiki

For the ninth year in a row, the good times will roll at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea. On the morning of Saturday, March 14, 24 teams of bocce ball players will take the field to support Maui’s kids during the annual Aloha BackPack Buddies…

REALTOR helps spread the puppy love

It was a perfect match from the start. In November of 2018, Kim Insley-Morrell, a Realtor-Salesperson with Coldwell Banker Island Properties, met Valor, a yellow lab from Australia. The then-eight-week-old puppy had made the nearly 5,000-plus-mile…