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Janet Iwata-Bartelme


Janet Iwata-Bartelme is a 33-year resident of the island of Maui. She has raised 3 boys in Kula and is a proud grandmother of 2 girls.

Born in Japan and raised between Japan and Hawaii, Janet is bilingual and multi-cultured. Born to an American citizen father and Japanese citizen mother, she is deeply rooted to both of her American and Japanese heritage. She has spent many summers and holidays with relatives in Hawaii where she immersed herself with the Hawaiian culture. She finished high school on the island of Oahu, Mid Pacific Institute, a private boarding school where her cousins attended.

Janet’s work history ranges from the Hospitality industry, Food and Beverage Management, Sales, Mortgage Brokering and Real Estate Agent. She is a meticulous worker who draws from her life experiences which have enabled her to comprehend and anticipate the needs of all customers. She uses these skills now to passionately find the right home for every client.

Janet is deeply connected to the islands itself and the people. These connections have enhanced her ability to create a network of like-minded professionals who work together to provide an environment rich with possibilities.

Janet is proud to be a team member of Dave Richardson, RB, a 42-year veteran of Maui real estate. Dave was her broker/sole proprietor of Century 21 Advantage, back in the late 80’s and early 90’s. She has always looked up to Dave as her mentor and aspires to follow in his footsteps.