HONOLULU'S PREMIER PROPERTY MANAGER
WHERE YOUR PROPERTY IS OUR PASSION

About Us

Meet the Team

Welcome to Elevate Hawaii Management! We value open communication, transparency, and integrity while offering you world-class solutions to meet your property management needs. As a client of ours, we understand that your trust must be earned daily. Our focus is on building that daily trust in order to foster a long-term and prosperous relationship with you.

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Daniel Lee Owner, Broker | RB-22272

Drawing from years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, business owner, and REALTOR, Daniel has built a reputation for his outstanding customer service, proven ability to handle negotiations, and development of strategic sales and marketing plans. Originally from Lodi, CA, Daniel spent time in Los Angeles before relocating to Hawaii with his wife. In search of a better quality of life, they chose Oahu as their home.

Daniel obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with a minor in Business Management from the University of California, Irvine. He then managed and grew a residential care facility into a multi-million dollar entity. Handling all aspects of operations, he became an expert in property and financial management and negotiating a diverse range of contracts.

Identifying a growing industry he then built a business in the live-entertainment space from the ground up which was eventually sold to a group of investors. During operations he was able to attract corporate clients such as Google, Verizon, Hyundai, and Disney while further developing his customer service, branding and marketing skills.

Daniel has been a top producing agent in the past, ranking in the Top 3% of all Better Homes & Gardens agents nationwide. Now he brings his experience, passion and sharp attention to detail to deliver amazing results for property owners and residents of Oahu.

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Chad Morita Property Manager, Realtor-Associate | RS-80827

Born and raised here in Honolulu, Chad spent most of his career in various customer service roles, including hotel and hospitality, retail management and owning and operating his own storefront business. It is through these various roles that he learned to give the best service to his customers and create a personal experience unsurpassed by others. Through operating his own storefront, he realized the importance of creating a personalized experience that catered to each individual, and by doing that provided exceptional service and repeat clientele.

Also a top producing real estate agent, he brought the same experience and passion to his real estate career. With each client, through every step of the way, Chad delivered an unmatched, unparalleled and memorable experience dealing with one of the most important financial decisions a person will make in their lifetime.

Chad brings his exceptional customer service skills and passion for real estate to deliver property owners uncompromising performance while maintaining our company’s commitment to our values of honesty, transparency, and integrity.

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Kristi Kawauchi Team Member

Born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii, Kristi’s educational pursuit took her all the way to the University of Portland where she studied Psychology in both undergraduate and graduate school. Following that, Kristi brought her talents to LA where she worked in experiential marketing and events assisting adidas with brand activations until later moving back to Portland where she started working with the Keen Footwear Corporate Team.

In 2017 Kristi joined the adidas Filed Agent program and was a valuable asset servicing highly visible doors at Washington Square. She stood out for creating strong relationships with all of her account partners. Visual Merchandising comes naturally for Kristi and she was known for always sharing best practices and learnings with store staff.

Along with a strong work ethic, Kristi now brings her extraordinary client service and relationship building skills to the property management industry.

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Karen Ikeda Property Manager, Realtor-Associate | RS-77758

Born and raised in Honolulu, Karen graduated from Kaimuki High School and received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii, Manoa. Karen is married with 2 adult daughters and a granddaughter who she enjoys spending time with. She also enjoys the fellowship with her family, friends, bible study group, and discipleship group.

Karen’s past experience includes being in sales and working as a business registration assistant, reservations, human resources, and a loan officer. Most recently, she has been working at Halekulani Hotel in the Boutique, and was a real estate agent working with her husband at Better Homes and Garden Real Estate Advantage Realty.

Real estate sales has prepared her in different areas, such as customer service, working with buyers and sellers, prepping a home for showing, documentation, and other related services to transition to rental property management. Karen brings her exceptional service skills and wide breath of knowledge and experience in sales and real estate to the property management industry.