Scott K Startsman
Scott K Startsman
Office: (808) 735-2411
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Scott moved to Hawaii in 1999 with a 3-month return ticket. He never used it and has called Hawaii home since.  Scott Startsman was captivated by the unique and enriching quality of life on the islands, deciding to set roots in paradise and has become one of the most successful Realtors on Oahu as well as the creator of the HiEstates Team. 

Awards & Accolades

  • Top 1.5% America's Best National Ranking
  • Top 100 Oahu Realtor
  • Aloha Aina Award Nominee (2005 - Present)
  • List Sotheby's International Realty Top Producer (2016 - Present)
  • Honolulu Magazine Best in Business Award (2016 - Present)
  • Hawaii Business Magazine Top Realtor Award (2018 - Present)
  • Pacific Business News 40 Under 40 For State Of Hawaii
  • SMEI Top Producer Award

Scott Startsman's years of experience boast multifaceted accomplishments and expertise across all areas of real estate. His extensive involvement with various real estate segments allows him to share his knowledge and provide a complete concierge service for buying and selling real estate on Oahu, which has earned him a trusted following of satisfied clients and significant praise by his peers. Scott has has done over 400 transactions since 2003, representing an array of buyers and sellers from first-time homebuyers, military personnel and seniors, to wall street executives, hedge fund owners, billionaires, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and savvy investors.

Scott has created 5 successful real estate-related companies, created real estate investment syndications and is the owner of JS Development, a Residential and Multi-family investing and development company on Oahu. Scott's participation on condominium association boards for 15 years has prepared him to successfully create new condominium developments and associations and allows him to help buyers and sellers navigate the often-complicated condominium documents and budgets and processes.

Scott also helped create the relocation department for Kahala Associates, helping corporations and individuals successfully make the move to and from Hawaii. Scott worked with such companies as Microsoft, Home Depot, Lowe's and others in assisting their employees moves to and from the islands.

Scott’s passion and support for entrepreneurship was evident when he became the youngest owner-associate of Kahala Associates Realty in 2005. He served on the Kahala Associates’ Board of Directors, chaired the company’s technology committee and has managed a portfolio of investments.

Originally from North Carolina, Scott vacationed in Hawaii for most of his life and in 1999, decided to move permanently to the Islands. He attended Appalachian State University and UNC-Charlotte where he was a scholarship athlete in a nationally ranked soccer program. He spent a semester as part of a study abroad program in England and Scotland. After completing his degree, he interned with Interealty Corporation where he helped identify strategic real estate trends and its impact.

Scott has sold properties in nearly every neighborhood on Oahu, from $70K leasehold condos in Waikiki to record breaking oceanfront land on the north shore and everything in between. Scott's goal is to provide the highest level of knowledge, experience and service to each client he works with.

"My years of experience and my passion about real estate led me to become a student of the real estate industry. I take great pride in constantly learning and improving, growing and being able to add more value and services to my clients across a broad range. I look forward to earning your business and assisting you with your real estate needs."


  • Outdoor activities, including hiking, surfing, biking, swimming, snowboarding, golfing
  • Traveling to places like Brazil, Barcelona, National Parks, and Whistler
  • Played collegiate soccer and coached youth soccer for Honolulu Bulls
  • Oil painting and wood working

Commitment to Our Community

  • Former Executive Leadership Team for American Heart Association
  • Former President of Kahala Business Association
  • Former Diamond Head Hillside AOAO President, Treasurer, VP, Director, Secretary
  • Former Owner and Board of Director with Kahala Associates Realty

Scott Startsman embodies the spirit of the islands – a blend of tranquility and ambition – offering unparalleled expertise, commitment, and passion for the real estate industry in Hawaii. His diverse achievements and unwavering dedication to his clients make him an exceptional choice for all your real estate needs.