“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.” Steve Jobs, 1993.
- Top 100 in Real Estate Profiles, Hawaii Business magazine 2018
- Top 100 Realtor in Hawaii (Production), Hawaii Business magazine 2017
- Top 100 Realtors (Transactions), Hawaii Business magazine 2017, ’16, ’15
- Emerald Elite award, Top 2% of Better Homes agents nationwide 2016, ’15
- Voted “Best in Real Estate” Honolulu Magazine 2017, ’16, ’15, ’14
- Platinum Award winner, 2015
- Voted “Hawaii’s Best” REALTOR, Honolulu Star-Advertiser People’s Choice Awards 2014, ’13
- Prudential National Award Winner, Leading Edge Society 2013, ’12
- Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
- Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS)
- LuxBHGRE certified
- Certified Staging Agent
- Real estate columnist for Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Professional Standards and Memberships
- Rotary International (East Honolulu)
- Youth baseball, basketball coach
- Honolulu Police Department’s 8th Citizen’s Police Academy
- Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce
- Korean Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii
- AAJA Executive Leadership Program, 2011 New York City
Western Washington University (Bellingham, Wash.)
Jaymes Song is a top-producing real estate professional, committed to providing the highest level of service, professionalism, and attention. He is ranked in the Top 100 Realtors in Hawaii in both sales volume and transactions. He is in the Top 2% of 12,000 Better Homes agents nationwide and earned the Emerald Elite Award for his production in 2016, the highest honor given by BHGRE. He was twice named “Hawaii’s Best” Realtor (2014, ’13) by readers of Honolulu Star-Advertiser, the largest newspaper in Hawaii. He was also named “Best in Real Estate” by HONOLULU Magazine (2017-14). Jaymes is the real estate columnist for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
A native of Seattle, Jaymes was introduced to real estate at a young age by his immigrant parents, who invested in real estate to provide a better life for their children. Jaymes now lives in the Portlock area and enjoys spending time with his two young children. A former journalist, Jaymes was a reporter at The Orange County Register and the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, quickly rising through the ranks to overseeing news and operations for Hawaii and the Pacific Rim for The Associated Press. He covered everything from deadly natural disasters to presidents, making his mark as an aggressive, innovative, award-winning newsman. Jaymes is committed to keeping the same philosophy as he educates clients with the most up-to-date and comprehensive information so they can make the best and most informed decision.