Office: 808.930.3610  |  Cell: 808.217.0429

Meet The Team...

Laure McElwee

R(B), First Island Realty, llc

(808) 217-0429   |

As a long term resident and real estate broker in the state of Hawaii, Laure McElwee's focus has always been on providing the best service to buyers and sellers alike. Consistently a top producer both regionally and nationally for over 10 years, Laure loves the challenge of finding you the perfect property in paradise and assisting with the transition to the Big Island!  She is honest, dedicated, hard working and many buyers and sellers have become her dear friends. She brings knowledge, experience, integrity and a "can do" attitude to the table. Laure is a fun loving, high energy and a driven realtor.  Currently on the West hawaii association board of realtors grievance committee and a member of the Hawaii association of realtors. Laure is also a 100 tons boat captain, a dive instructor assistant and a avid paddler. Contact Laure today at our office (808) 930-3610 or on her cell at (808) 217-0429.

Steven Burkey

R(S), First Island Realty, llc

(808) 930-3610   |

Steve grew up in New York City and joined the Navy after attending college at Hunter university. It was in the Navy that he started his Law Enforcement career, met his beautiful wife, and was blessed with two wonderful children. Upon returning from the Gulf War, Steven moved to Aspen, Colorado and became a  SWAT officer, Detective, School Resource Officer, and Training Instructor.  After more than a decade in the Aspen area, Steven and his family decided  to return home to Hawaii. The Big Island was their first choice and  they have been enjoying every moment for the past nine years. Steve's approach to real estate is the same as his desire to "serve and protect" his clients.

Ally Yamagata-Morris

R(S), First Island Realty, llc

(808) 930-3610   |

Ally is a fourth generation native of Hawaii. Her knowledge of the Big Island and extensive customer service background makes her the ideal realtor for you.  Ally  is passionate about helping new comers and locals alike find their ideal home on the Big Island of Hawaii .  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her kids, grand daughter and family barbecuing at the beach and watching the sunset .

Lori McNeel

R(S), First Island Realty, llc

(808) 250-7720   |

A texas native, Lori moved to the islands over 15 years ago first to Maui then the Big Island.  Lori comes to us with a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry.  Past experiences include VIP concierge for Starwood and the Hyatt regency.  Lori has an in dept knowledge of the Big Island and will assist you in creating the vacation you have always dreamed of.  From wedding planning to personal concierge services, she is your girl!

Christi Ault

Escrow / Office Coordinator, First Island Realty, llc

(808) 930-3610   |

Christi grew up in northern California, where she met her high school sweetheart. They share three wonderful children. Three years ago they moved to the beautiful Big Island to fulfill a life long dream and to be close to family. She has a background in the insurance and the mortgage industry as well as having her own small business.  She looks forward to working with each and everyone of you.

James Little

Office manager, First Island Realty, llc

(808) 930-3610   |

Originally from Boston, James moved to this island of Hawaii with his fiancĂ©e in 2013.  He has more that fifteen years of administrative experience, having worked in corporate, medical and academic environments.  He is very happy to be able to assist in helping people fully enjoy the island experience.

Laure McElwee, Principal Broker/ Owner

First Island Realty, llc.


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