Kristine Van Pernis, Realtor Broker
Kristine Van Pernis, Realtor Broker
RB-14255, GRI
Cell Phone: 808-896-1111


​​​Before visiting the islands in her early 20's, Kristi was raised in Kansas, â€‹attended the University of Kansas​, and ​lived in NYC where she flew for United​. ​One visit​ to Hawaii was​all it took, and the north shore of Hawaii quickly became​ "home"​ and Honolulu became her selling area as she realized her design, psychology​, and people​ skills would be put to full use in real estate. â€‹Two years later​ ​she discovered the Big Island​, and 30 years later​, ​her love of this island lifestyle continues. ​

​Kristi​ began her career with Coldwell Banker and quickly became a top producer. A broker since 1987, Kristi provides customized, high quality, brokerage services â€‹to​ a select group of clients. She has handled thousands of intricate financial transactions and has a reputation for​ ​seamless transactions​ that give her clients the result​s ​they desire with an unequaled sense of customer care. â€‹Kristi specializes in representing clients in the purchase and s​ale​ of oceanfront, luxury, second home properties​, resort and land​ in West Hawaii and the Kohala Coast. She brings a â€‹professional savvy and ​dynamic energy that make​s​ real estate fun and collabortive. 

Brokers like Kristi Van Pernis are defined â€‹by a passion to make a positive impact on people's lives.​...and their community.​

Most recently a broker-in-charge at MacArthur and Company Sotheby's in Kona​ where she was responsible for contract review and supervised 20 agents​, Kristi took a brief hiatus to enjoy her daughter's last year of high school​ as well as devote time to her own real estate investments. Prior to that, Kristi was a​ multimillion dollar top ​produc​ing ​agent with Coldwell Banker Aloha properties, where she was inducted into the International President's Circle, awarded to only 9% of agents nationwide and received numerous Top Producer and Outstanding Achievement Awards as well as a prestigious Professional Awareness and Community Service Award. She has served on the Board of Realtors, assisted in fund raising for the radiation center at Kona Hospital, and Aloha Performing Arts Theater. â€‹She is​ an avid swimmer, cyclist, body builder, and photographer​, and​ loves sharing the special places of Hawaii and the beautiful island life style with clients and friends.

Kristi's integrity and alliances​ are​ forged â€‹through ​years of trust, hard work​, and community knowledge​ â€‹that ​gives her clients â€‹a strong advantage in Hawaii's market. 

Kristi's experience also incudes project brokerage, and she​'s been ​​the lead broker fo​r several​ land​ projects including Ke'Alohi Kai​ an oceanfront development​, Kona View Estates, Alii Keahau​ ​I and II, Kokua Loa I and IINanii Kona Kai, Kua Aina Estates, and the DA​eguair Subdivision.​ â€‹"Bringing projects on line is exciting, you're working with everyone from the government to the developer, the buyer, architects, contractors, right down to the back hoe operator. I â€‹get very excited when the people who are working on the project want to buy. You form â€‹â€‹unbreakable people bonds​ and alliances​.

Kristi's knowledge is â€‹backed ​by â€‹25 plus years of experience in​ all cycles of Hawaii's ​real estate market​, working with the sharpest developers to​ first time buyer​s. ​​Whether it's selling your luxury oceanfront home or making a modest purchase, â€‹every client is important to her and her goal is to get the job done successfully for every one involved. 

Her contract negotiation skills along with​ the  Windermere â€‹C and H properties​ affiliation​ gives her clients a​n incredible​ edge in a competetive market​. She's ​backed by a ​wide variety of resources and tools​,​ providing â€‹customized​ marketing that create​s​ maxiumum exposure for â€‹your ​propert​y, achiev​ing​ the results​ ​
​you ​desire with the least amount of stress. 
For a confidential​ discussion about your real estate needs, call Kristi at 808-896-1111 or
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