Congratulations to Duane Komine, ARM®, for winning the Institute of Real Estate Management’s 2015 REME Award! Duane has been not only a great manager to work with, but a truly great friend. Find more information on the award from Oahu Near Say below:
Duane represented Hawaii on the national stage by winning the first ever Real Estate Management Excellence Award in the category of Accredited Residential Manager of the Year, presented in Salt Lake City on October 23, 2015. Duane is the General Manager of the award-winning, mixed-use luxury condominium Hokua. He works closely with the Board of Directors led by President D. Scott MacKinnon; Hawaiiana Management Company, Ltd. (Hokua’s managing agent – Mike Hartley, President), and the Kobayashi and MacNaughton Groups (Kathy Inouye, COO and Duncan MacNaughton, Chairman). Duane was the only nominee from the State of Hawaii.
Duane’s hard work in the field has been evident since his first residential management job in 1985. In addition to rising to a level of excellence in his own career, Duane has worked tirelessly to bring other managers into his level of education and professionalism, mentoring other award-winning managers and grooming them for top-level positions. Duane is a three-time recipient of the IREM® Hawaii Chapter 34’s ARM of the Year award. An ARM® since 1989 and past chair for two terms, Duane now serves on the Hawaii ARM® Executive Committee and has been elected as the Friends of IREM® co-chair for his local IREM® Executive Board. Click here for more information about the REME Awards and Duane Komine, ARM®: