Hitoshi Okada | Broker in Charge

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As a RE/MAX® agent, I’m dedicated to helping my clients find the home of their dreams. Whether you are buying or selling a home or just curious about the local market, I would love to offer my support and services. I know the local community — both as an agent and a neighbor — and can help guide you through the nuances of our local market. With access to top listings, a worldwide network, exceptional marketing strategies and cutting-edge technology, I work hard to make your real estate experience memorable and enjoyable.

I look forward to the opportunity to work with you. Please don’t hesitate to contact me today!

Phillip Lagare | Principal Broker

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Upon retiring after 45 years in the Marine Corps and Department of Defense, Phil moved to Hawaii to join the award-winning team at RE/MAX ALOHA HOMES to pursue a career in real estate. He speaks both Japanese and Korean and has a lifetime of experience with military and government moves. He owns and manages multiple single-family home rental properties and has lived in a number of states in the US and overseas, making him an excellent resource for anyone looking for a home in Paradise and/or buyers looking to invest in real estate. His life experience, work ethic, market knowledge, keen negotiation skills, and passion for helping others enable him to achieve the best outcomes for his clients. Phil's goal is to greatly exceed expectations for the highest quality of customer service. His work motto is, "In Omnia" meaning he is "All In" to represent you and achieve your goals. Upon retiring after 45 years in the Marine Corps and Department of Defense, Phil moved to Hawaii to join the award-winning team at RE/MAX ALOHA HOMES to pursue a career in real estate. He speaks both Japanese and Korean and has a lifetime of experience with military and government moves. He owns and manages multiple single-family home rental properties and has lived in several states in the US and overseas, making him an excellent resource for anyone looking for a home in Paradise and/or buyers looking to invest in real estate. His life experience, work ethic, market knowledge, keen negotiation skills, and passion for helping others enable him to achieve the best outcomes for his clients. Phil's goal is to greatly exceed expectations for the highest quality of customer service. His work motto is, "In Omnia" meaning he is "All In" to represent you and achieve your goals.

When not working with a client, Phil may be found in his dojo teaching Japanese traditional martial arts and self-defense, on the golf course sharpening his game or trying his hand at stand-up paddleboarding. He is the highest-ranked foreign instructor in the art of Budo Taijutsu and also developed a protection training program for the Department of Defense that has been in use for more than 20 years to keep their personnel safe. He is a 2010 National War College graduate and sought-after lecturer on topics including the warrior ethos, Native American traditions, and his life experiences. He is a combat veteran and a life member of both the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization and the American Legion. Phil is involved in supporting philanthropic activities and charitable organizations around the world and right here on Oahu including the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, PTSD Foundation of America, Soldier On Australia, the Africa Foundation, the Bishop Museum and Honolulu Museum of Art, and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Phil and his wife Joanne live in Ewa Beach where they enjoy working out, awesome sunsets, and Phil's home-brewed beer on a regular basis. Go Warriors beat ICAF!

Sasha Ellul | Team Member/Associate

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"Born and raised in Hawaii, Sasha specializes in providing the best service to her community while building long-term relationships. Licensed since 2016, Sasha began her Real Estate career with Wyndham Worldwide before moving into Property Management and Sales.

When not working in the community, Sasha is a Salsa dancer with Linda Melodia Dance Company and is heavily involved in church, family, and friends. She also has a very large and energetic fur-baby named Christian."

Brian Sheldon | Team Member/Associate

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Originally from Missouri, I have called Hawaii home since 1992. Yes, I am a die-hard Chiefs and Royals fan! I served as a Hospital Corpsman for the US Marines at Kaneohe Marine Corps Air Station. I got off Active Duty in 1997 and went right to work at Queen’s Medical Center in the Emergency Room. In 2006 I landed a job with the Honolulu Fire Department. where I currently work. Then in 2016, I went back into the USAF Reserves to finish my military time. I have been a Real Estate Agent since 2017 and I am passionate about helping families with their real estate needs, whether it is selling their home, or helping buyers find their forever homes. My clients’ needs come first, and I am dedicated to helping them with a stress-free transaction from start to finish.

As a Military Relocation Professional (MRP), I enjoy helping military families understand all the benefits they receive with the VA Loan.

In my spare time, you will find me in the water or on the golf course, or just hanging out with my wife and three dogs.

Lucy Akiko Polanzi | Team Member/Associate

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Direct: 808-371-8910

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Maria Karimova | Team Member/Real estate Agent

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I graduated with honors in 2010 with a Master's degree from the Kazan State University of Architecture and Engineering (Russia). I speak English, Russian and a little bit of Hebrew. After my graduation my husband and I moved to the United States for his job. We lived in Tennessee and Ohio for several years, but we fell in love with Hawaii since our first visit here, and in 2014 we moved here permanently! We are enjoying every bit of what Hawaii has to offer to our family of four. We've found our place here, and I will be happy to share my love to Hawaii and passion in real estate with you!

Languages Spoken:
Hebrew, Russian

Ebony Easter | Team Member/Associate

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Retired as a Master Sergeant from the U.S. Army after 20 years of honorable service. Wife and mother to four amazing children. Combat veteran. Enjoys making memories with my family, scuba diving, and volunteering in the community and church. Multi-property owner/Manager in Hawaii. Multi-unit real estate investor (various states). Have a passion for serving others and am delighted to continue that passion in assisting families in accomplishing their real estate needs.

Kim Mallon | Realtor Associate

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After visiting Hawaii 22+ years ago, Kim fell in love with the tropical climate and beauty and decided to make the move to the islands.

In 2001, while working as a CT Technologist at Kaiser Permanente, Kim obtained her real estate license and discovered her new passion…real estate!

She quickly learned the various different market areas of Oahu and became the choice agent for a few small developers throughout the island. Kim has always been an entrepreneur and problem solver! In 2009 Kim needed to solve the problem of her daughter’s severe eczema and created a natural skin care company that did just that.

By creating this successful business, along with continuing her real estate career, she was able to really hone her listening, organizational, and negotiating skills.

After many years of experience in helping with military relocations, first-time home buyers/sellers, and investors/developers, Kim is excited to have made the move to RE/MAX Aloha Homes where she specializes in luxury and second homes, relocations and investment properties.

Kim is also excited to have partnered with Meggan Hoff, RA, where they have created and amazing real estate partnership that provides top-level service like no other to all of their clients. Their partnership brings a combined 40 years of experience in the real estate, sales, and finance industries.

When Kim is not negotiating real estate deals, she can be found enjoying time outdoors with her family, friends, and her Pomeranian Bambi!

Stephanie Band | Realtor Associate

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Stephanie Rae brings a level of excellence from the mainland that is a rare experience. She began her career in the Los Angeles Luxury market, where her focus, drive, and attention to detail made her a favorite among the Hollywood elite. As a member of REALM, the most exclusive global network of top luxury agents, she provides a level of professionalism, innovation, and global reach that gets your property in front of more potential buyers. Stephanie knows above all that you want results and that's what she and her team deliver.

Meggan Hoff | Realtor Associate

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Meggan feels lucky to call Hawaii her home! In 2002, she earned her BBA in Finance, and Real Estate was a natural fit. Her top priority is listening and ensuring all clients are satisfied with the entire experience. She is driven by market data, and able to provide a level of knowledge and expertise to surpass her clients’ needs. You will have a patient, supportive, and trusted advisor with Meggan by your side. Not only that, but fortunately, Meggan has teamed with Agent Kim Mallon, adding decades of additional sales experience to their duo, ensuring next level responsiveness, and a stress-free transaction. Additionally, Meggan has personal experience with the military home relocation process and is understanding of the demands involved with moving across the world. It truly is a privilege to help you reach your real estate goals! When Meggan is not busy assisting clients, you will find her actively enjoying the sunshine with her family and loveable husky Shadow

Charlie Alexander | Realtor Associate

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Originally from Virginia, Charlie is one of the newest members of the Remax Aloha Team. He brings a focus on open and clear communication, transparency, and a “Yes, we can” attitude to every interaction with a client. Helping people find the home that is the PERFECT fit as well as achieve their financial goals through real estate is what he’s all about. Charlie is currently finishing his Bachelor’s Degree in Cinema at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and when he’s not studying or helping people find their dream home, he’s surfing, playing golf, or playing the guitar.


Theo Craig | Realtor Associate

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Aloha, Allow me to introduce myself – I am Theo Craig, a Marine veteran, a dedicated member of the Hawaii National Guard, Navy Spouse, dog dad, and proud Realtor-Associate with RE/MAX ALOHA HOMES. With a passion for service and a deep appreciation for the importance of home, I bring a unique blend of discipline, compassion, and unwavering commitment to my role as a real estate professional.

Having served in the Marines, I developed a strong sense of duty, honor, and integrity. My experiences in the military taught me the significance of finding a place to call home, where individuals and families can thrive and create lasting memories. As a Hawaii National Guard medic, I further honed my skills in caring for others, understanding their needs, and providing support. I joined so I could help the people around me.

Real estate is in my blood, with my parents having been reputable realtors for over 40 years. Growing up in a family immersed in the industry, I gained invaluable knowledge and a deep appreciation for the art of helping people find their dream homes. Inspired by my parents' success and driven by my own passion, I have dedicated myself to continuing this legacy while carving my own path in the real estate world.

In addition to my professional expertise, I bring a personal touch to my real estate practice. You will hear me talk about my Wife who is a Navy Corpsman, my brother who is also a Marine Veteran, and My favorite thing to talk about is our golden retriever, Honey. With all of that, I understand firsthand the challenges military families may face when it comes to finding suitable housing and PCSing to a new place. I am dedicated to assisting military personnel, veterans, and their families in navigating the real estate market and finding homes that accommodate their specific needs. When I'm not working, you can often find me enjoying quality time at the beach with my family and friends. Reach out and let’s start this journey together!

David Templarios | Realtor Associate

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David Templarios' love for real estate and business ownership was sparked at an early age. Whose passion for the field was kindled during his formative years spent amidst the architectural grandeur of downtown Manhattan and the vibrant business milieu of New Jersey. His fascination for New York City’s towering structures and their role in global decision-making led him to shape a career marked by strategic business ownership and real estate mastery, from the towering structures of downtown Manhattan to the diverse business landscape of New Jersey. David Templarios turned his fascination into a lifelong pursuit.

Today, David Templarios is recognized as a distinguished real estate agent in Hawaii, equipped with a specialized set of skills honed by the business dynamics of the islands. David Templarios was stationed here in Hawaii at the United States Marine Corps. Base Kaneohe Bay. His academic journey also began in Hawaii at Leeward Community College, where he cut his teeth in leadership roles within the student government; where his tenure in the student government effected considerable changes that enriched the academic environment. He subsequently went on to earn his B.A. in American Studies at U.H. Manoa.

With a rich academic background and an in-depth understanding of the built environment, David Templarios adeptly navigates the complexities of Hawaii’s unique real estate market, endowing him with a potent mix of practical, theoretical, and technical business management acumen that fuels his real estate ventures.

For David Templarios real estate is more than a vocation—it is an opportunity to enact positive change within communities. He strives to enable the buying and selling as well as manage the construction of properties that benefit all layers of society that serve the spectrum of society, engendering environments where inhabitants can thrive socially, academically, and financially.

Noted for his keen interest in team building, David Templarios possesses the aptitude to assemble diverse talent pools for any project he undertakes. He firmly upholds the tenets of collaboration, leveraging them to propel his objectives in the realm of Real Estate and business management.

Defying the odds, David Templarios has constructed a robust foundation that surpasses and even transcends the necessary lack of financial, educational, and structure that marked his early life.

His relentless drive and conviction have led him to believe that business management, combined with his real estate acumen, complemented by his real estate expertise, he will always be in demand.

His ultimate aspiration? To stimulate economic growth and civic development in Hawaii and in his home and his native State of New Jersey, by providing be best real estate solutions and economic opportunities. As he looks to the future, he remains guided by the conviction that hard work, motivation, and actualizing the latent Real Estate potential within every individual.

With a story that's yet to be fully written, David Templarios is more than just a real estate agent; he's a catalyst for change, working tirelessly to ensure that the potential of every individual is realized, regardless of their housing concerns. From his humble beginnings to his current status as a successful real estate agent, David Templarios invites you to be a part of his exciting journey, by creating value through Real Estate for the residents of Hawaii and for those in our beloved nation.

Johnny Rivera | Realtor Associate

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Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Johnny was raised in New York City and the Tri-State area after his parents moved from Puerto Rico to the United States. Since he was a teenager, Johnny dreamed of traveling the world, and this passion motivated him to enlist in the United States Marine Corps.

Throughout his years of service, Johnny lived in Japan and also participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. While in the Marine Corps, Johnny also traveled around the world providing humanitarian assistance to people from many different countries. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Management from the University of Phoenix while working as a contractor with the United States Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. During his eight years working at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Johnny was the Telecommunication Officer for the largest World Protective Services contract in the U.S. Department of State. While working abroad has given Johnny the experience of building friendships with diverse groups of people and cultures, he made his way back to the States to be closer to family.

Johnny, his wife, and two children, recently relocated to Hawaii from California in 2020 to experience a new adventure and grow up in the culture and traditions of the aloha spirit. Johnny and his wife have been homeschooling their children since 2017. As a child, Johnny’s parents never owned a home, but he quickly learned the importance of home ownership as he grew up. This passion grew into a career as Johnny has always wanted to help families of all backgrounds meet their dreams of being a homeowner. He strives to educate others on reaching their goals, starting from the process of buying a home for the first time, to working with seasoned home buyers. Johnny joined the RE/MAX ALOHA HOMES family in Hawaii because their mission aligns with his values of honesty, integrity, and taking care of clients and members of the community. Feel free to connect with him anytime, and he looks forward to working with you.

Emily Blinkhorn | Realtor Associate RS-7918

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Emily Blinkhorn has been in the Real Estate business for over 15 years. Her natural style is one of a consultative approach. Never a believer in the "hard sell", Emily prefers to council and guide her clients to finding solutions for their Real Estate needs. Emily's council and recommendations are based on hard facts and market data and activity. Coming from a consulting background Emily knows how to implement sound business decision-making skills when working with clients in purchasing what most times is their largest financial investment.


Eric Stiles | General Manager

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Born and raised in the TRUE NORTH Vancouver Canada, Eric has truly found his niche. He thrives on helping new agents become the best salespeople that they possibly can be. He is relentless with accountability as he believes it’s the breakfast of champions. Eric has been in the sales game since he was a young age. In 2015, He ran the #1 sales team with Keller Williams Real Estate in the western part of Canada. He lives and breathes the Grant Cardone 10X lifestyle and continues to mentor and teach all our new agents the sales process day in and day out! Eric has zero tolerance for excuses and holds his teammates to the highest standards.

Lenka Prosek | Chief Operating Officer

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Lenka was born and raised in Ostrava, Czech, and is married to Ray Prosek. Lenka and Ray bought their first piece of real estate at the age of 18 and have been in the real estate business ever since. Lenka had a dream with Ray to give their children an amazing life by raising them in Hawaii’s paradise and they did just that. Lenka achieved the American Dream, without even being able to speak English in the start. Without Lenka, the office would fall apart. Her nickname “Superwoman” isn’t an exaggeration as Lenka not only deals with property management and key elements of running RE/MAX Aloha Homes, she also raises her two children Tiffany and Raymond.

Lenka is very passionate about everything she does and it never fails to show. Not only is she an amazing business and admin manager, but she is also an amazing wife and mother. She is currently by Tiffany’s side, guiding her and teaching her everything to know about real estate, property management, and all the aspects of being a real estate agent. Lenka is an expert in real estate and property management. She is the perfect person to call with any questions or needs having to do with property rentals and managing properties.

Noha Asterios | Administrative Assistant

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"I was born in La Union, Island of Luzon but raised in Davao City, Southern Philippines. I am a nursing graduate, married, and have 2 kids. After I graduated I worked in a Non-Government Organization funded by USAID, I also worked as a Receptionist in a Luxury Spa in Abu Dhabi for 2 years. I worked with Ray and the team since 2014, I'm one of his Virtual Admin Assistants and now Admin Manager. While I'm assisting and helping the team achieve its goals, I'm looking after and taking good care of my lovely kids. RE/MAX ALOHA HOMES gives me the opportunity to have a career and to be a full-time mom at the same time." In addition, I speak: tagalog, bisaya, kaagan and english. When not working I love to watch movies.

Louise Armadia | Administrative Assistant

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Louise was born and raised in the Southern part of the Philippines and speaks 3 Filipino dialects fluently. After graduating she worked as a Receptionist in her early 20's and is now working at RE/MAX Aloha Homes as a Virtual Team Specialist. Besides herself, she has four younger loving siblings in her family. Sadly back in 2015, her mother had passed leaving the family in her able hands. Even while pursuing her career with RE/MAX ALOHA HOMES she had helped her younger brother finish college with a degree, which by far is her most prized achievement. Besides her siblings she's also an animal lover, literally loving every animal on the earth and a Furmom to her three Big Baby Labradors. From the beginning She has always lived by the Golden Rule, "tratuhin ang iba kung paano mo nais na tratuhin ka" (which translates to: "treats others how you would like to be treated") which transcends her customer service standards higher than any other.

Tiffany Prosek | Executive Assistant & Office Manager

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Tiffany was born and raised here on the west side of Oahu, Hawaii. She decided to follow in her parents Ray and Lenka Prosek’s footsteps in pursuing a career in real estate. Growing up around parents that have been helping people find their dream homes for as long as she can remember has been a key motivation in being an absolutely sensational real estate agent. She is an early high school graduate and graduated at the age of 16. Tiffany helps RE/MAX Aloha Homes with their property management along with other admin needs. Her plan is to gain priceless knowledge and education while working at RE/MAX Aloha Homes for the next year and three months. After turning 18, she plans to pursue her license as a real estate agent and eventually be in her father’s position as principal broker of RE/MAX Aloha Homes.

Tiffany is extremely passionate in believing that everyone deserves their dream homes with their ideal level of service. She loves all animals and currently has 2 cats named Luna and Spring, 1 dog named Cookie, and 1 fish named Snoop. Tiffany is super excited for the future and loves to be a part of the RE/MAX Aloha Homes Team.