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Doug Alston
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-71551

Kerstin Alston
Principal Broker
License # RB-22131

Together we have over 50 years of experience in sales, management and negotiations and we use these valuable skills to make sure our clients are making and accepting the right offer. Doug began his real estate career in San Francisco selling all over the Bay Area until 2008 when a career opportunity for Kerstin with Nordstrom bought us back to Honolulu, the place we have always considered to be our home. Doug pursued and built a successful career selling real estate with ISLAND SUN REAL ESTATE PROS focusing on the west side of Oahu. Then in 2013 Kerstin joined what has become TEAM DOUG DID IT.

The Difference

What makes us different from other agents is our shared passion for all things real estate and building long-term relationships with our clients. Showing buyers houses or holding open houses is the easy part anyone can do it! We are here for our clients where a seasoned professional can save you time and money. We will share knowledge about the communities we live in, valuable information to make educated decisions from our experience, and most importantly, help make the process as easy and stress free as possible. Our advice is honest and trust-worthy. Our priority is satisfaction, not commission.


The Matz Home Team

Barbara Matz
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-80394

David Matz
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-80478

David and Barbara Matz have been married for 21 years and have a combined sales experience of 31 years.

Barb was born and raised in Slovakia, Europe and moved to Atlanta, GA when she was 17 to attend her senior year of high school as an exchange student. After HS, she attended college where she met David and they married in 1996. She has a degree in business management and administration and attended photography school. She speaks the Slovak and Czech language fluently. She has always loved numbers, photography and interior design and after having her 3rd son, she decided to begin her career in real estate. In 2006, she obtained her license in GA and in 2017, in Hawaii.

David was born and raised in Atlanta, GA; however, lived in Hawaii briefly during his high school years. He attended college in Atlanta and pursued a business degree. David has been in sales his whole adult life. In his prior sales field, David was able to achieve top sales status and move up quickly through the company while earning top awards. It was always his dream to one day move his family back to Hawaii. It was an easy task because his wife Barb and 3 sons have loved the islands as much as he has.

After moving to Hawaii in 2015, Dave and Barb immediately began familiarizing themselves with the island of Oahu. Being in the real estate field in Georgia since 2006, in 2017, they decided to continue their journey of real estate in Hawaii. Their philosophy is simple: clients come first. Their professional cohesion and balance is evident in both, business and life, and they complement one another to always deliver exceptional service to their clients. They believe in constant communication and keeping their clients fully informed through the entire process and beyond whether selling or buying, while creating long lasting relationships. They don’t measure their achievements through promises but rather through solutions.


Kuira Young
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-80473

Kuira Young is a local, born and raised between the Big Island and Oahu, who specializes in helping local families achieve their dreams of homeownership. She gained experience and knowledge in real estate when she began working as an assistant to the Alston’s in 2013. They encouraged her to get licensed when they saw the excellent service, care and work ethic Kuira displayed along with her ability to connect genuinely with people. Her clients are happy she did it!

After attending Chaminade University of Honolulu majoring in communications and minored in business. Kuira’s professional career was focused on sales and customer service. Along the way Kuira has been in management, owned a business, and became certified in interior decorating, specializing in property and home staging. She has made her hobbies and passion for interior detailed design a service for her clients.

Choosing Kuira as Your Realtor-Associate would be the first step in the right direction. Her resourcefulness and determination make her a great asset to the purchase or sale of your home.

You can connect socially with Kuira here


Jessel Riccardini
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-80315

Jessel was born and raised in the Philippines where she earned a BS in Marketing and Sales with a concentration in Hospitality and Hotel Management. After a short time working in Hotel Event Sales and Management, she started her worldwide journey that eventually led her to Hawaii. Working for an international cruise line, she traveled the ports of the Western Mediterranean working in hotel operations and management on the ship. After a season at sea, she returned to the Philippines and utilized her keen marketing skills to become a regular top sales associate for one of the leading telecommunications companies in the Philippines. In 2005 she relocated to California, further honing her expertise in sales with the US leader in telecom. After many trips to Hawaii for vacation, she followed her heart and in 2009 made it her permanent home. Arriving in Hawaii offered new challenges; she accepted a position with Hawaii Medical Center West, again quickly raising to the top of her new profession of medical finances. When HMCW closed, she accepted a position with the Veterans Administration (VA) at Tripler Army Medical Center, serving the financial needs of our Veterans. She excelled in medical financials, but eventually took a sabbatical to raise her son. Desiring a return to sales and marketing, she entered the Hawaiian real estate market in 2017. Jessel is passionate and tenacious in everything she pursues, this includes guaranteeing you will get the best representation, regardless of selling your home or buying your dream home. There are few if any realtors who will provide you the attention to detail and personal representation that Jessel affords. She is an avid fitness buff, winning and placing in many local and national competitions. When not working, furthering her education or working out, she loves spending time with her husband, son and dog doing just about anything with them.


Suzette Leal, MRP
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-77659

“Always by your side and on your side!”

Suzette will provide you professional service with sincerity and compassion. Every single day we consume a product and experience all levels of service. Suzette believes premium level of service can make a different in a life no matter how brief the interaction. That is why she strives to ensure her clients receive the highest level of care.

Suzette has spent over 24 years providing customer service to a diverse group of individuals. Over the years she has honed her skills being able to identify needs by asking key questions and listening to individual needs. Suzette knows that her client’s needs are the focal point of a transaction and ensuring they are met also ensures they acquire the right home or the highest dollar amount for their property when selling.

Suzette earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from University of Hawaii Manoa and applies it daily in real estate. Whether she is negotiating to get the right price and terms or reading body language to connect with her clients, she practices what she learned in higher education.

Suzette grew up in Hawaii and is familiar with the island lifestyle. She prides herself in matching people and communities based on their wants and needs. She currently lives in Kapolei with her husband and 2 children. When not working she enjoys the beach.

It is my goal to make your real estate transaction as pleasant as possible. I will help you find your place in this island paradise. Call me to set up a consultation so I can show you how.


Robyn M. Silver
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-78308

Robyn Silver has been involved with Real Estate since 2011, she is the Co-owner of a Real Estate Investment and Property Management Company with properties locacted across the U. S. It was during this time she discovered that she enjoyed the world of Real Estate and wanted to learn and do more. In 2015 She decided to go get her Real Estate License and it is a decision that she is extremely happy with.

Robyn is a native of Philadelphia, PA, after attending Temple University for two years, she married her hometown Sweetheart, they have been married for 26 years and they have two children. Robyn Spent 20 years as a military mouse and has lived in Texas, Mississippi and Idaho. It was in 2008 she and her family came to Hawaii and fell in love with the climate, the culture and most of all the people.

As is common with military families Robyn moved every three years and spent months preparing for the pending move and then months making her new house a home. It is this knowledge that will allow her to make your transition an easy one. Weather you are buying or selling her understanding of the stress and anxiety that accompanies this major decision will help you to make the most informed choices and provide you with the best possible outcome for you and your family, please allow her to open the door to the next chapter in your life.


Amy Alexander
License # RB-23030

Amy Alexander is a dynamic and hardworking agent, well versed in the art of successful negotiations. Amy’s career in real estate began when she joined a real estate development firm in Portland, ME, where she worked as a commercial and residential property manager. With five distressed properties under her management, she turned them into well performing assets within six months of possession. It wasn’t until Amy and her family moved back to the island that she learned her love for real estate sales.

Amy is a Military spouse and has a deep compassion and understanding of an active military lifestyle. Amy’s military experiences have moved her all around the country. Amy studied accounting at Hawaii Pacific University while participating in the University of Hawaii Moana Army ROTC program. Amy’s admiration for the sacrifices of our country’s military members that led her to achieve her certification as a Military Relocation Professional. Her goal is to help as many veterans and active military members achieve their real estate goals while using the benefits they so honorably earned.

Amy lives in Kapolei with her husband Ed, daughter Alannah and son Alex. Amy & Ed also have two canine children, Brussels griffons, Missy & Mookie Betts Alexander. The island is their Paradise, Amy & her family enjoy beach exploring, golfing, hiking and walking their neighborhood.

Amy looks forward to working diligently for all her clients by guiding them through the buying or selling process with care and empathy. In transaction Amy can anticipate and manage complex situations to help keep all parties moving toward a successful closing.

Amy Alexander is the KEY to achieving your real estate goals.


Maile Kamikawa
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-78793

Maile’s strong work ethic, unwavering support, and determination has led her to a career in real estate to find you the perfect home for your lifestyle. As a mother, wife, and a career supporting the warfighter forover 20 years, Maile is enthusiastic to cater to local families and those new to the islands. She holds a Bachelor’s Business degree and is well versed in market research, negotiation skills, and contract execution. Maile’s mind is always curious, inquisitive, and eager to learn to ensure she stays relative and current to market conditions and lifestyles. In her free-time, Maile recharges by making memories with her family, long walks with her dogs, bargain shopping, and learning new things. Maile’s priority and goal is to provide her clients with an outstanding real estate experience when buying or selling your home.


Walleska Vélez
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-79230

Walleska Vélez was born in Germany into a military family. She has lived in 2 countries, 5 states, and 1 U.S. territory. After completing her Degree in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she moved to Hawaii and rejoined her family at her fathers’ last duty station. She is now a wife to a local entrepreneur, and a mother.

Since making Hawaii her permanent home 17 years ago, she has acquired an extensive professional background in Sales and Customer Service. As your Real Estate professional, her #1 goal is to provide an exceptional Real Estate experience to all of her clients. She does this with her commitment to helping you buy or sell your home with the highest level of expertise in your local market. This also means helping you understand each step of the buying or selling process. She does not just “sell” homes, she simply guides her clients through a predetermined series of events to ensure a smooth, stress-free Real Estate experience.

Walleska knows how important it is to get the best offer for your property, or best deal on your new home. Therefore, she makes it her responsibility to help you achieve these goals. Whether you are buying or selling your primary residence, a second home, investment property, a first time home buyer, or just relocating to a new neighborhood, she can help make all your homeownership dreams come true!

“Wally YOUR Hawaii Agent!”

You can connect socially with Wally here:


Cheree Tauvela Wee
REALTOR® – Associate
License # RS-74240

Cheree Tauvela Wee is a proud native Hawaiian who was born and raised on the island of Oahu. She graduated from Kamehameha Schools and went on to receive her Master’s Degree at the University of Hawai’i in Speech Language Pathology. After graduating, she enjoyed a successful career in the speech therapy field as well as healthcare management. In 2010, Cheree decided to pursue her real estate license to fulfill her lifelong desire for real estate and has never looked back.

For the last 10 years, Cheree’s natural love of helping both Buyers and Sellers has fueled her passion to assist local families achieve their real estate goals. Whether a first time home buyer or experienced real estate investor, she is very savvy thinking outside of the box to help her clients. As a lifelong resident of Oahu, she has developed strong community ties and a solid reputation within the local real estate community. Her intimate knowledge of local real estate trends combined with her local connections allows her to effectively advise both Buyers and Sellers with their decisions.

As a wife and mother to 3 boys, she knows firsthand the importance of ensuring her clients are satisfied with not just any house, but the right home for their family! She has partnered with many local families over the last 10 years to go from renting to enjoying the benefits of owning their own home and looks forward to assisting the next family!