Meet Will & Leonie

Meet Team Tanaka!

Working with Will Tanaka, JD & Leonie Lam, R gives you a competitive advantage as they have spent most of their careers in Hawaii's real estate industry and are a full-time real estate husband and wife team.  In 2023 they were fortunate to support 22 families with both buying and selling real estate in Hawaii.

Will is a (non-practicing) licensed Attorney with an executive background as in-house counsel and President for a local Escrow & Title company. Will is also an adjunct professor for the University of Hawaii Richardson School of Law specializing in Real Estate Law.  Will was born in Tokyo, Japan and grew up in Gardena, California where he graduated from UCLA before moving to Hawaii to attend the UH Richardson School of Law.

Over the last 20 years, Leonie has worked in executive leadership for two of Hawaii's top brokerages and is a full-time real estate broker and a board of director for the East Oahu and Molokai Regions with the Honolulu Board of Realtors.

Together, Will & Leonie have five children (ages 12 to 17) attending Iolani and Punahou Schools. They live in Kaimuki in a multi-generational home caring for Leonie's wonderful parents (ages 82 & 83). In their free time they enjoy yoga, cooking family dinners together, beach days and supporting their five children in sports and performing arts.

Whenever possible, they travel to Japan (where Will is originally from) to visit Will's family his Mother, Father and Brother.

Will and Leonie are dedicated to providing expert level assistance to individuals and families navigating Trust and Probate sales. Leveraging Will's extensive experience in real estate law and his unique specialization in Hawaii Title matters, we offer our clients an unparalleled level of support. This unique combination has allowed us to carve out a niche in which we excel, ensuring our clients receive the highest quality service possible. We provide systems to make it as easy as possible for our clients.

We also specialize in helping individuals "return back home" to Hawaii and find great fulfillment in guiding both local residents and mainland buyers through the intricacies of purchasing property in our local Hawaii real estate market.

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