THE HOʻOKELE WAY

At Ho‘okele Title & Escrow we have simplified the process of navigating successful Hawaiʻi real estate closings by introducing innovative technology, transparency in the escrow process, and setting a new standard of reliability.  

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Our Philosophy

Ho‘okele Title & Escrow is built on a passion to deliver remarkable service while guided by the spirit of aloha. As your title and closing provider, we consider it a privilege to help you navigate through your real estate transaction.  

Ho‘okele Title & Escrow is committed to making a difference in our real estate industry through our skilled professionals, innovative technology, and dedication to each customer’s journey.  

Our Core Values

PIOʻOLE

We Commit to Each Client’s Journey

MALAMA

We Care

Laulima

We Work Together

PONO

We Choose to do What is Right

HOʻOHANA

We Work with Passion & Purpose

KULEANA

We Take Ownership & Responsibility

About

Ho‘okele Title and Escrow is always at the helm.

Ho‘okele Title and Escrow was formed to provide efficient and reliable title and escrow services to the state of Hawai‘i by a locally-owned and managed company. Our name refers to navigation. Our mission is to help home buyers and sellers navigate the complex process of real estate closings. We do so by way of innovative technologies, transparency in the escrow process, and setting a new standard of reliability – all with the immediate response times possible because of our local, Hawai‘i-based management and team. 

Leadership Team

Joel Navarro

Joel Navarro

Executive Vice President

Mike H. Imanaka

Mike H. Imanaka

VP, Oahu Operations

Jason Schmidt

Jason Schmidt

VP, Corporate Development

Micah Yamamoto

Micah Yamamoto

Chief Title Officer

(808) 427-8676

Gray Marino

Gray Marino

Director of Sales, AVP

Jessica Melton

Jessica Melton

Director of Marketing, AVP

Honolulu Branch

Darin Jahromi

Darin Jahromi

Escrow Officer

(808) 427-7797

Toni Tudor

Toni Tudor

Escrow Officer

(808) 427-7267

Ivonne Machado

Ivonne Machado

Escrow Officer

(808) 427-8044

Ben Sepe

Ben Sepe

Escrow Officer

(808) 427-8676

Robyn Bautista

Robyn Bautista

Escrow Assistant

(808) 427-8676

Staci Kashiwabara

Staci Kashiwabara

Escrow Assistant

(808) 427-8676

Jessica Thepsenavong

Jessica Thepsenavong

Escrow Assistant

(808) 427-8676

Joshua Bautista

Joshua Bautista

Escrow Assistant

(808) 427-8676

Jay Judge

Jay Judge

Relationship Officer

(808) 475-7593

Kaʻanapali Branch

Quinn Brown

Quinn Brown

Escrow Officer

(808) 495-8868

Rayleen Kama

Rayleen Kama

Escrow Assistant

(808) 445-9117

Wailea Branch

Agnes Faber

Agnes Faber

Senior Escrow Officer

(808) 495-8868

Gabby Lopez

Gabby Lopez

Escrow Officer

(808) 868-8168

Evalani Lee

Evalani Lee

Escrow Associate

(808) 491-6080

Soo-Lin Lee

Soo-Lin Lee

Escrow Assistant

(808) 650-3436

Stephanie Neitzel

Stephanie Neitzel

Escrow Assistant

(808) 452-1990

Laura Mendolia

Laura Mendolia

Relationship Officer

(808) 868-6997

Kailua-Kona Branch

Jessica Pascua

Jessica Pascua

Senior Escrow Officer

(808) 426-7656

Kanani Freitas

Kanani Freitas

Escrow Officer

(808) 426-7220

Ashley Naehu

Ashley Naehu

Escrow Associate

(808) 426-7669

Marlene Elisaga

Marlene Elisaga

Escrow Processor

(808) 427-0012

Tamara Surtees

Tamara Surtees

Relationship Officer

(808) 895-7788

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Reach Us

Hoʻokele Title & Escrow has four convenient locations to better serve you. 

Honolulu

711 Kapiolani Blvd.

Suite 111
Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone (808) 427-8676

Wailea

161 Wailea Ike Place

Suite A-101
Kihei, HI 96753

Phone (808) 452-1990

Kaʻanapali

2580 Kekaa Drive

Suite C3
Lahaina, HI 96761

Phone (808) 445-9117

Kailua-Kona

75-5660 Kopiko St.

Suite B3
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Phone (808) 426-7855