Dive in, give back at annual Sophie Swim

On Sunday, Aug. 19, swimmers ages 12 and up will hit the water for a good cause during the third annual Sophie Swim, a 2K open water race from Kaanapali’s Kahekili Beach Park to Black Rock and back. Now in its third year, the event—the only…

RAM members give back in a big way

Caron Barrett and Deborah Vial of KW Island Living’s The Girls’ Island Properties are no strangers to the spotlight. They have been performing together in the Deborah Vial Band for nearly two decades—Vial is the lead singer, Barrett plays…

Make a splash for Maui County students' wishes

Mark your calendars: The Wishing Well…for Maui Students program will host its first-ever fundraiser, aptly titled “Wishes with Fishes,” on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea. The 21-and-over event will…

2018 landlord summit aims to more open doors

For the third year in a row, RAM, in partnership with the County of Maui, the Maui Homeless Alliance, the Governor’s Office and several social service agencies, will sponsor the third annual Maui County Landlord Summit on Wednesday, July 25,…

Realtor® helps women unlock their full potential

Sometimes you just have to trust your gut instinct. That’s something Terra Foti of KW Island Living believes wholeheartedly. In January 2014, she listened to her intuition and launched RUSHwahine, a networking community exclusively for…

Realtors® help kids learn skills for the game of life

This month, the War Memorial Gym in Wailuku will come alive with the sounds of bouncing basketballs and shouts of encouragement as youth ages 7 to 18 take part in the 9th annual basketballMAUI camp, which runs June 18 through 22. As the campers…

Realtors® deliver wishes to Kahului Elementary

On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 25, Kahului Elementary School faculty members gathered for what they likely assumed would be a routine teachers’ meeting. But a surprise awaited them that day: A check for $1,000. It was a bright spot for…

Realtors® help Maui Food Bank aid those in need

Ten thousand people. That’s how many men, women and children are served by the Maui Food Bank countywide—including the rural communities of Hana, Molokai and Lanai—every month. Through its network of more than 120 partner agencies and…

Realtor® works to ensure equal opportunity in education

Nine years ago, a son took a bold step forward—and inspired his mother to do the same. In 2009, Skip Potts, an English teacher and educational trainer, was determined to initiate dialogue about the disparities in our nation’s education…

RAM member continues to pay it forward

On a sunny afternoon in 1996, Josh Jerman of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, then a senior at Baldwin High School, opened his mailbox to find an acceptance letter from his university of choice. But the moment of elation was eclipsed by uncertainty…