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Realtor, Principal Broker
Steve was born and raised on the Central Coast of California. He worked on the family farm and spent as much time as he could on sporting activities such as fishing, judo, wrestling and motorcycling. After graduating from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, in Agricultural Business Management, he became a full time Farmer, but after several years, he made a decision to depart from the Agricultural Business Career and lifestyle, and subsequently made the decision to relocate to Hawaii.
After moving to Hawaii in 1988 he became a full time real estate broker associate and joined a large family run real estate brokerage business on the Windward Side of the Island of Oahu, in the town of Kailua. From there he learned about the real estate business and the cooperation among fellow real estate agents, mortgage brokers, and escrow for successful transactions. In 1991, Steve successfully completed the Stapleton real estate brokers class, subsequently passing the State of Hawaii Real Estate Broker' examination and given the real estate Broker's license, from there Koyama Realty was formed.
In 2009, Steve completed the National Association of Realtors E-Pro certification course, attempting to stay up to date with the ever changing world of technology, and the Internet. Then in 2010, successfully completed the comprehensive National Association of Realtors, Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI) program, being further educated and updated on the different facets of residential real estate.
Steve specializes in representing his clients in the purchasing and selling of Hawaii real estate and working to keep current on the real estate market and matters concerning real estate. Property Management services also available.
Outside of work
Steve enjoys being a member in, participating, volunteering, and giving of his time and energy through various social and community service, groups and organizations, such as the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, The Japan America Society of Hawaii, The Rotary Club of Waikiki, Rotary International, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, and the Japanese American National Museum