||Past President(2009) - Kauai Board of Realtors Voted - Top 3 Realtor on Kauai - 2015 Best of Kauai. Realtor Associate (RA) of the Year, 2000. - Kauai Board of Realtors Multi-Million Dollar Producer - 1998 through 2016 Awarded 2006 Corporate Business Woman Awarded C.R.B. Designation - 2004 Secretary for the Kauai Board of Realtors, 2003 Kauai Developer
Raised on a large farm in Middle Tennessee, Karen takes pride in combining her traditions of Southern Hospitality with the Spirit of Aloha and spreads it to everyone she meets.
Karen is a REALTOR® with eXp Realty assisting clients with Residential, Vacant Land and Condominium properties on the beautiful island of Kauai. Karen is the former Owner/Broker of Aloha Island Properties. She joined AIP in 1997 and purchased the company in 2005. During her time at AIP their sales team assisted with large projects including project condominium sales, such as Kamamalu & Kalapaki Villas; large subdivision sales such as Molokoa Village III, the Puhi Industrial Park and several large Amfac parcels, including the sales of Amfac Sugar Land which was over 18,000 acres; the largest land sale on Kauai at the time. After owning the Brokerage for over 10 years, Karen decided to downsize and focus primarily on assisting clients with sales for residential, vacant land and condominium properties. Through her drive, ambition and focused energy, Karen has been a Top Producer for the last 20 years. She credits this success to the personal attention she gives to clients and their individual Real Estate needs. She is honored to say that approximately 75% of her personal business comes from referrals and return clients.
In 2000, Karen was awarded top Honors when her peers voted her Kauai Board of Realtors, Realtor Associate of the Year. In 2002, Karen acted as Chairman of the Public Relations Committee. In 2003, she was elected Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Kauai Board of Realtors and is now Past President of the Kauai Board of Realtors (2009). Karen is an active Member in the Rotary Club of Kauai. In 2004, Karen was awarded the CRB Designation (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager). The CRB is the highest credential awarded to Brokers and Managers in the residential field, recognizing their professional accomplishments in both experience and education. In 2006, Karen was honored and humbled to be awarded the 2006 Corporate Business Woman Award. in 2014, Karen was voted in the TOP 3 REALTORS for the BEST of KAUAI - 2014 along with the same award for her company. Very committed to her Real Estate career, she devotedly spends numerous hours in the field and in the office.
After graduating from the University of Hawaii, Manoa, Karen worked in the Hospitality Industry of the beautiful Kauai Marriott Resort. While there, she enjoyed the challenges found in administration and marketing for the Marriotts Kauai Beach Club, their timeshare division. Her drive and enthusiasm for sales and marketing inspired her to pursue her Real Estate Career, which has taken her to where she is today.
Karen is blessed to have a wonderful, supportive husband, Kenny, and two precious daughters, 17 yr. old, Sydney, and 13 yr. old, Siena. Between a successful Real Estate Career that she loves and her wonderful family, Karen truly feels fortunate.