Mealoha Kraus is a REALTOR that knows her community. She grew up in the real estate industry and now works alongside her mother Denise Nakanishi as part of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers. Mealoha and Denise each bring a rare combination of passion, skill, and knowledge to their job.
A tech-savvy and forward-thinking agent, Mealoha is always looking for ways to make life easier for herself and for her clients. By embracing technology, she's been able to decrease paper use, increase exposure, and improve communication. Mealoha believes in delivering clear, frequent updates to her clients, and it's something they've come to appreciate. Much of her business comes from repeat customers and their referrals.
Mealoha and her mother are always among top producing agents. In 2009, they were named REALTORS of the Year. A graduate of the University of Hawaii at Hilo, Mealoha is very active in the local real estate community. A graduate of the inaugural class of the Hawaii Association of REALTORS Leadership Academy, Mealoha has gone on to serve as President, Vice President, and Secretary for the Hawaii Island Board of REALTORS, plus a three-year stint as the Director of the Hawaii Association of REALTORS. She's also the Secretary of the Hilo Skate Park Coalition, a group working to create a safe place for children to roller skate and skateboard in Hilo.