Meet the Team

Purchasing, Selling and Managing The Most Luxurious Properties on The Big Island of Hawaii.
For anyone from first-time homebuyers, to veterans in the market, First Island Realty will make you comfortable with the process and ensure you are satisfied with every aspect of your new home. Contact us to set up a meeting so we can discuss your individual needs and move forward in making your dream a reality.Please contact us today! you can email or call her direct at (808) 217-0429.


As a long term resident and real estate broker in the state of Hawaii, Laure McElwee’s focus has always been on providing the best service to buyers and sellers alike. Consistently a top producer both regionally and nationally for over 10 years, Laure loves the challenge of finding you the perfect property in paradise and assisting with the transition to the Big Island! She is honest, dedicated, hard working and many buyers and sellers have become her dear friends. She brings knowledge, experience, integrity and a “can do” attitude to the table. Laure is a fun loving, high energy and a driven realtor.


R(S), First Island Realty, llc

cell (619) 602-2631 |
 Kristoffer brings with him the desire and commitment
to help you make your dreams come true.
Let him help you feel the “mana.”

R(S), First Island Realty, llc

cell (808) 936-8837 |
Ally is a fourth generation native of Hawaii.Her
knowledge of the Big Island and extensive experience
in customer service makes her the realtor for you.

Office Manager, First Island Realty, llc

cell (214) 733-4118 |
Originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, Mark received his
Bachelors in Accounting from the University of Louisiana
@ Lafayette in 2005 after serving 6 years in the U.S.Air
Force. Having worked for Fortune 500 companies in New
Orleans and Dallas, Mark brings a depth of accounting
experience that will build client trust and ensures
smooth transactions. With his southern charm &
hospitality, each client can be assured that their needs
will be served in a friendly manner – leaving one with
a sense of Ohana and ALOHA!

Concierge,  First Island Realty, llc

cell (808) 205-7720 |
A texas native, Lori moved to the islands over 15 years
ago first to Maui then the Big Island. Lori comes to us
with a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry.
Past experiences include VIP concierge for Starwood
and the Hyatt regency. Lori has an in-depth knowledge
of the Big Island and will assist you in creating the
vacation you have always dreamed of. From wedding
planning to personal concierge services such as
activity planning, she is your girl!

Support Specialist, First Island Realty, llc

office (808) 930-3610 |
Krista moved from Pennsylvania to the Big Island in 2005.
She has a degree in computer science and enjoys
creating systems of organization. Krista brings to our
team her strong attention to detail and commitment
to providing excellent customer service to all with Aloha.

Social Media Manager, First Island Realty, llc

office (808) 930-3610 |
Alexis loves the Big Island and is so happy to be a part
of the First Island Realty team! As Social Media Manager,
she delights in getting to post pictures of our beautiful
island and our luxurious properties!


+1 (808) 930-3610 Office: 75-6082 Alii Drive, Suite A Kailua-Kona, Hawaii