Debra has been in real estate sales on Kauai since 1979. She was part owner and Principal Broker of the original Sotheby's brokerage on Kauai, Sleeping Giant Realty. She specializes in luxury properties, especially large tracts of land and oceanfront parcels. However, Debra will take on the challenge of any type of Kauai property from selling a $20,000 State Lease on a Kokee Cabin to luxury vacation rental to commercial properties. She has either been the number one volume producer on Kauai, or in the top 10 for the last several years straight.
Debra is also on several community non-profit boards and likes to give her time to projects that helps the community to grow and improve. She is particularly interested in community theatre and has produced yearly large Broadway style musicals for the Kauai community to enjoy since 1997. Debra has been practicing Transcendental Meditation since 1971 and is a teacher of TM. She also has an undergraduate degree in Biology and enjoys being outdoors. She lives in the Omao area of Kauai with her husband, Ernie, a tennis instructor and substitute teacher, and next door to her mom, Nancy Golden, who is the founder of Nana's House in Waimea. Her daughter Juli now works in the film industry in LA.
Debra prides herself on finding her Buyer clients their perfect property match and also, zeroing in on the current market for her Seller clients. She particularly loves to meet new people and enjoys the diversity of clients that she has worked with over time.