Bringing holiday cheer to kids in need

It’s never too early to get into the holiday spirit. Just ask Melissa Smith and Elizabeth Wood of Coldwell Banker Island Properties. They kicked off the season of giving in late October when they started planning a toy drive for children…

Helping hands, wagging tails - all in a day's work

It was a quiet day at the office for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty Valley Isle on Friday, Nov. 2. That’s because 25 of its agents spent the day at Assistance Dogs of Hawaii’s main campus in Makawao. There, they…

RAM member paddles with a 'stand-up' purpose

The statistics are staggering: According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and an estimated 2,470 men are diagnosed with breast cancer annually. As researchers work…

RAM members take action for Maui students

On Sunday, Oct. 14, a group of Realtors Association of Maui (RAM) members joined forces to make a difference for the students of Pomaikai Elementary School as part of Hawaii Realtors’ Realtor Action Day. Those volunteers were Lianne Peros-Busch…

Making a slam-dunk to benefit Maui youngsters

The Lahaina Civic Center will come alive with the sounds of cheers, bouncing basketballs and sneakers squeaking on the hardwood floor when the Maui Jim Maui Classic, an NCAA Division I women’s college basketball tournament, tips off on Friday,…

Realtor® takes steps to help find Alzheimer's cure

In 1901, Dr. Alois Alzheimer, a German psychiatrist and neurologist, examined a patient with a mystifying case of progressive memory loss. He determined that she had a pathological form of dementia—what we now know to be Alzheimer’s disease. Today,…

REALTOR® works to end hunger on Maui

Ten thousand people. That’s how many men, women and children are served by the Maui Food Bank every month. Through its network of more than 120 partner agencies and programs, the nonprofit organization collects and distributes food to individuals,…

REALTOR® helps local youth reach for the stars

If you’ve ever wondered if all-star cheerleading is a sport, consider this: Can you toss another human being more than 15 feet into the air? Can you do a backflip from a standstill? Or a cartwheel—without your hands ever touching the floor? All-star…

Realtors® raise funds for scholarships, KHAKO

When the Realtors Association of Maui (RAM) inducted its new slate of officers and directors at its 50th annual installation event on Friday, Sept. 7, it simultaneously made a difference in the lives of Maui County youth. In addition to the…

RAM honors its Affiliate of the Year

It was a day full of surprises. On Friday, Sept. 7, the Realtors Association of Maui (RAM) honored three of its members during its annual installation ceremony at the Four Seasons Resort Maui in Wailea. Those members were 2018 Affiliate of…