Denise Drake


As a seasoned real estate professional with a passion for luxury properties, I have specialized in Oahu properties for over 20 years. With a focus on the exclusive neighborhood of Lanikai and the greater Honolulu, Kailua, and North Shore areas, I possess a deep understanding of the entire island, its real estate market, and values.

Raised on the Windward side of Oahu with a background as both an educator and referral agent, my experience in the luxury market, concierge approach, and unmatched commitment to providing the best service to my clients have contributed to my success. For more than two decades, I have built a solid network in the community, earning respect for my professionalism, unparalleled attention to detail, and dedication in understanding my clients needs.

My network, local knowledge of Oahu and the Neighboring Island’s real estate market, and strong connection to the islands have proven priceless, enabling me to find the right properties buyers, and referring agents when needed for all my clients. Among my most fun and unique sales is a luxury oceanfront “James Bond” estate in Kaneohe featuring a private harbor and exclusive boat house.

Well-versed in the nuances of Oahu’s properties, I ensure that your interests are represented from the beginning to closing by staying up to date on the most integral data on market trends. And as a member of Hawai’i Life, I am part of the real estate brokerage that more people choose to sell their listings than any other brokerage in Hawai’i.

Spending time outdoors hiking, swimming, paddling, surfing, chartering from island to island, and cherishing the island lifestyle are things I never take for granted. You can also find me participating in community service, meditating, reading, and traveling. If you’re curious about all Oahu has to offer or what your property is worth in today’s market, I’m here to share my extensive area knowledge with you and answer any questions you may have.

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My Blog Posts
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Exploring an Opportunity: Acquiring a Kona Coffee Farm
Ever thought about delving into the world of coffee farming in Hawaii’s Big Island? Now, an intriguing opportunity has surfaced …
The Q3 2023 Hawai’i Real Estate Landscape
As your dedicated Hawai’i Life Realtor, it’s my pleasure to share some significant insights from our Quarter 3 Market Review. …
Blooming of the Wiliwili Tree
The blooming of the Wiliwili tree holds great significance for the Hawaiians, serving as a reminder of the delicate balance …