Irina Koroleva, Ph.D.       Broker, Realtor®,RB-24179 Recognized by as a 2024 Top Agent

Irina provides 5-star service. Always putting the client first and demonstrating aloha every step of the way, Irina delivers a superior level of transparency and integrity in her services.

Irina is an esteemed realtor currently associated with Kona Pacific Realty in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She ensures clients have a comprehensive understanding of the Big Island before making decisions, reflecting her resolute commitment to customer satisfaction. She specializes in residential and investment properties in the south part of the island and Volcano and condo complexes in Kona. 

As a native of Russia, Irina spent her youth in St. Petersburg. She initially pursued her passion for education, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree and serving as an elementary school teacher. Additionally, she holds a Master’s Degree from Russia, specializing in German/English translation and interpretation.

Receiving a full scholarship to postgraduate school at St. Petersburg State University, Irina earned a Ph.D. in Linguistics, culminating in the publication of her book titled “The linguistic factors that affect reading process (first language and second language acquisition).” She then went on to work as a senior research scientist in psycholinguistics for 10 years.

Obtaining her real estate license in 2016, Irina attained her broker’s license in January 2024, marking another significant milestone in her career. Her commitment to continuous growth is evident in her possession of Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®) and Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) certifications, having developed state, nationwide, and international networks of satisfied and loyal clients. 

Complementing her professional accomplishments, Irina maintains an online presence through her website which features a blog and an interactive map of Hawaii Island with layers of information such as lava-zones, planning department zoning, rainfall in inches, climates etc. that serves as a valuable resource that works as GPS for those considering relocating to the island. Moreover, she shares valuable insights on her YouTube channel, “Irina OwnHawaii.”

Happily married, Irina and her husband, who encouraged her to get involved in real estate, are proud owners of a flourishing macadamia nut farm. In addition to overseeing the farm’s operations, Irina manages a rental property situated on the premises, showcasing her astute business acumen. 

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