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
Memories in Waimanalo – Beachfront House for Sale
Growing up on Oahu, the essence of Aloha has always been a part of my life. However, it was in …
buying advice
Is Owning a Home in Hawaii Worth It?
Investing in Hawaii real estate isn’t just financially rewarding—it’s also incredibly appealing for several reasons. The unique allure of Hawaii …
arts and culture
Kilohana Hula Show at Waikiki Shell
In a triumphant return to the Waikiki Shell on Thursday, Feb. 15, the iconic Kodak Hula Show made a remarkable …