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About The Hawaii Team
The Hawaii Team, led by Dan Polimino, is a boutique real estate team dedicated to luxury and world-class properties. We set ourselves apart through the discriminating handling of each property and our singular marketing expertise, concierge-level service and global network.
In just 17 years, Dan Polimino has completed almost 1,300 luxury transactions across multiple markets priced at $20 million and below.
The Hawaii Team has consistently surpassed other real estate agents in the market by achieving a remarkable 98% list-to-purchase price ratio, outshining the broader market’s performance, which stood at 93%. While the average home on the Big Island of Hawaii takes 78 days to sell, our dedicated team boasts an impressive track record, selling homes in just 46 days.
The Hawaii Team brings the vast network and technological expertise of Keller Williams Luxury International to every transaction. The Hawaii team alone sold 30 million dollars in real estate in 2023. The Keller Williams Big Island office sold almost $200 million in sales volume and 350 homes last year. Keller Williams Luxury accounted for 45,000 in luxury listings and $75 billion in closed sales volume. Keller Williams is the fastest-growing and largest Real Estate company in the world for a reason. Keller Williams agents sell one in every four homes in the entire US and close 1 billion in sales every day of the year.
Whether you are looking to buy a piece of paradise or to sell a luxury property, contact The Hawaii Team for more information.


*Source of data: Hawaii Information Systems (MLS) January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2023

Meet the Team

Dan Polimino

Dan Polimino


Dan Polimino is a 17-year veteran of Real Estate in Colorado, California, and Hawaii, and is currently a top luxury agent in Kona. Dan was an owner at Keller Williams Realty DTC in Denver (a 600 agent office), Keller Williams San Diego Central (a 150 agent office) and is now an investor in Kona Hawaii, Keller Williams Big Island. Dan’s team in Denver sold between 80 to 120 homes a year. Dan has helped clients buy and sell in almost 1,300 transactions. His experience and expertise contribute to his success as one of Kona’s top luxury agents.
Dan Polimino is recognized as a highly knowledgeable, successful agent, office owner and team leader. He was the real estate columnist for The Denver Post for five years, has a well-respected real estate blog, and had numerous appearances on local and national television. Dan was the real estate expert for FOX 31-TV’s “Good Day Colorado” and hosted his own radio show on KNUS 710AM in Denver called “Dream House Radio.” He also did freelance work in radio and television.
Dan, his wife Jennifer, and their two children Micah and Malia reside in Kona, Hawaii. The family enjoys paddle boarding, surfing, snorkeling, and any activity in the ocean.
Shannon Maez

Shannon Maez

Transaction Manger

Shannon’s Real Estate knowledge and proven organizational skills come from over 16 years of experience in a variety of industries. She manages The Hawaii Team’s client care coordination, administrative functions, assists with marketing, and handles many day-to-day tasks. When Shannon is not working, she along with her husband Mike are raising 3 boys in Colorado and enjoy camping, hiking, and a variety of sports.

Trisha McCombs

Trisha McCombs

Social Media Director

Trisha McCombs is a graphic design and marketing professional with over 16 years of experience. She specializes in designs that effectively communicate her client’s message/brand via social media and printed materials. Working with various types of businesses, Trisha has gained a broad perspective on reaching the right audience at the right time with the right message.

Born in Colorado, Trisha has lived all over the country as the daughter of an Air Force Officer. After graduating with an English degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Trisha and her husband settled in Denver where they raised two children. Trisha enjoys mountain views, Colorado sunshine, and watching the Denver Nuggets attempt to make the NBA finals.

Raug Rajagopal

Ragu Rajagopal

Administration Assistant

Ragu has a Masters in Business Administration – specialization in Finance, with 14 years of experience working in the Finance Department of Hospitality Industries and Educational Institutions. Since 2010 he has been a top administrative assistant for the Hawaii Team.

Ragu assists with day-to-day operations like maintaining social network accounts, blog posts, data mining, property marketing, transaction management, and client relations. Ragu’s knowledge and depth in the real estate industry are exceptional as are his research and data skills.

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