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Welcome to the Myers Capital Family

As a family owned company, our core values are centered around exactly that. Family. We guide, educate, and care for you as we would our own. You are a priority - with phone calls that are personally answered and we are always available for a face-to-face conversation.


THE LOWEST POSSIBLE RATES TO HELP YOU ACCOMPLISH YOUR REAL ESTATE GOALS

For over 20 years, Myers Capital has delivered the most competitive interest rates, many times .25% -.5% lower than any bank or lending institution. The equation is simple, with high quality loan requests, borrowers are considered low risk, therefore the lowest interest rates and closing costs can be offered.

Obtaining a mortgage with the lowest rate is only one piece of the puzzle. Myers Capital is dedicated to educating and developing a mortgage investment plan that works with the many milestones in life while complimenting your personal financial goals.


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Reed Kawai Myers

Principal

Reed Kawai Myers

Reed is the Principal of Myers Capital, a twenty-year old mortgage lending company located in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii and Greenville, South Carolina. Reed has been profiled in and written articles featured in Pacific Business News, The Honolulu Star Advertiser, The Greenville News and as a guest speaker on various radio talk shows.

Reed is passionate about the mortgage industry and describes it as “the reality behind real estate - a marrying between personal finance and homeownership with the ultimate goal being family stability, wealth creation, and adding collective value to people’s lives.”

Reed was born and raised in Honolulu and attended Hanahau‘oli School prior to moving to the mainland. He received an academic scholarship to the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, graduating cum laude with a B.S. double major in International Business, Management with minor in Japanese. While residing with a host family, he attended Japanese language classes at Shiga University in Hikone, Japan and volunteered at a local elementary school.

Prior to joining Myers Capital, Reed was mentored by the chairman and CEO of a commercial real estate investment fund on the East Coast. As an investment analyst, he was involved in a myriad of real estate projects including horizontal land and air rights development, retail repositioning, and business acquisitions.

Over the years Reed has obtained his real estate license, appraisers license, mortgage lending licenses, and is involved with Habitat for Humanity, Mortgage Bankers Association and Honolulu/Metro Rotary.

Never turning down a chance to travel, Reed spent a year camping in over forty states, and enjoys visiting the outer Hawaiian Islands, Japan, Iceland, and the Baltic region. An investor, entrepreneur, runner and most importantly a family man, Reed lives in Honolulu with wife Holly and recently welcomed their first child, Cole.

 

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Tara Weston

Mortgage Advisor

Tara Weston

Tara Weston is a Mortgage Advisor who serves as a financial expert to explore financing options for clients with purchase or refinancing needs. Along with reviewing financial documents, she incorporates our client’s long term goals to produce personalized mortgage solutions. Using the knowledge she gained while majoring in Marketing and Communications at Virginia Tech, she has worked her way up from Loan Processor to Mortgage Advisor since starting with the company in 2014. In her free time she likes to unwind by hiking, scuba diving or watching football.

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Kendall Naya

Senior Mortgage Advisor

Kendall Naya

Kendall’s career as a mortgage professional began more than 30 years ago.  He understands that researching the vast amount of mortgage loan programs in detail is what helps him serve his customers with excellence. Because of his dedication to his craft, he is able to find options for you that other lenders may not.  He understands that finding the best loan for his clients is as important as finding the ideal home.  Kendall offers a unique perspective on how real estate translates to wealth. He enjoys helping find creative solutions for closing complicated real estate transactions and has a strong desire to help people – from first time homebuyers to investors. He helps them realize not only the joy of home ownership, but the possibility of future financial success.

Specialties

  • First-Time Homebuyers
  • FHA and VA Loans
  • USDA Loans
  • Investment Properties
  • Jumbo Loans and High Balance
  • All types of Purchase and Refinances
  • Reverse Mortgages
  • No Ratio, Bank Statement and other creative loan solutions

When he is not working, he enjoys playing basketball and watching all sporting events. He especially enjoys long walks with his wife Dawn and dog, Kona and traveling.  


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Wayde Nakasone

Senior Mortgage Advisor

Wayde Nakasone

Wayde is currently a Senior Mortgage Advisor and has been originating mortgage loans since 2002.  He is able to provide an outstanding experience due to his honest, caring approach and extensive market knowledge.  By utilizing his vast product knowledge, mortgage expertise and efficient staff, Wayde is able to simplify the loan process and provides a stress-free mortgage experience.

When he is not working he enjoys traveling, all types of sports and spending time with his family and friends. He is married to wife, Erika, and has two sons, Treyden and Logan.

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Stephen Lally

Mortgage Advisor

Stephen Lally

Stephen’s passion and expertise in the world of finance and credit management spans well over twenty-five years. He specializes in building mutually beneficial working relationships with clients, and ensuring each one attains their desired goal. Stephen understands the value of educating each client on the nuances of the home purchasing and refinancing process. This allows his clients to make informative and calculated decisions from initiating the home loan through closing. His extensive knowledge of the wide spectrum of loan programs available allows him to identify the best programs tailored to his clients’ needs.

 In Stephen’s free time you can find him living an active lifestyle in and around the ocean. 

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Philip Nguyen

Mortgage Advisor

Philip is a mortgage advisor with an extremely varied background that has brought him back full circle to the world of financial services. 

Philip was born and raised in Edmond, Oklahoma where he graduated with a degree in Finance from the University of Oklahoma.  Unfortunately graduating during the 2002 stock market crash, he pivoted quickly into Dentistry.  He then attended the University of Southern California, where he obtained his doctorate in dental surgery.  Graduating during the 2008 stock market crash gave him a very unique perspective into debt management and how to survive.

Over the last decade, Philip has become relentless in his pursuit to educate people on debt management, how to save money, and ultimately learning the mortgage trade.  He realized that one of the most crucial elements to one’s financial portfolio, and ultimately their financial success, was through real estate.  It is not enough just to own real estate, but through creative structuring of their mortgage, he helps teach people to leverage one of their biggest assets to their advantage.  What he hopes to bring to the table with each client is TRANSPARENCY and OUTSTANDING COMMUNICATION.

When Philip is not working with patients, he is helping clients with their mortgage needs.  After work, he enjoys Olympic weightlifting in the gym, and spending time with his wife Andrea, and their three children Sienna, Anderson, and Xavier.

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Jade Waiwaiole

Mortgage Advisor

Jade Waiwaiole

Jade Waiwaiole is the Marketing Associate and Client Relations Specialist who handles the development of advertising, public relations and all marketing communications. She generates innovative marketing strategies and campaigns to build and nurture relationships between investors, realtors, borrowers, and ensures that all customer satisfaction goals are met. Jade joined the Myers Capital team as a loan processor in 2015 and has worked her way up through the company to now handle all marketing and advertising projects. With her experiences gained in mortgage processing as well as the banking and financial services industry, it has enabled her to expand her marketing capabilities and campaign strategies. Jade was born and raised in Kane'ohe, HI and on her down time she enjoys traveling with her husband, spending quality time with her family, playing volleyball, and dancing hula.

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Rochelle Martinho

Office Manager

Rochelle Martinho

Rochelle joined Myers Capital in 2017 as an Executive Assistant and Loan Coordinator. Rochelle's extensive international sales background in the real-estate industry and her previous marketing and administrative job experiences in Dubai, Paris and other parts of the globe allow her to be highly effective in what she does. She may have many achievements under her belt but it’s her faith and her love for family, friends and others that she takes pride in. Rochelle enjoys the simple things in life. For her, nothing beats a good coffee and a good laugh.

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Joan Abaricia

Loan Processing Manager

Experienced Mortgage Loan Processor with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skilled in Portfolio Management, Financial Risk, Risk Management, Customer Service, and Commercial Lending. Strong finance professional with a Bachelor's Degree focused in Computer Engineering.

In her banking years, Joan partnered with Mortgage Advisors, Investment Consultants and Business Bankers where she expanded her skills and knowledge in Consumer Lending, Mortgage Lending and Investments. She is committed to provide her clients an impeccable service experience, creative solutions and understand their needs to help them achieve their goals. She is pleasant and enjoyable to work with and stays positive at all times despite any challenges she may come across with because she believes in this quote by the famous Zig Ziglar that says “your attitude, not your aptitude, determines your altitude”. Though she works hard, she also believes in this saying by Aristotle, “pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work”, and that is why she loves treating herself to a good dessert and a nice pair of high heels.

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Dinise Tang

Loan Processor

Dinise Tang 

As our Loan Processor, she is detail oriented and she diligently works with her clients to guide them through the loan process, making it an easy and seamless experience. Her previous experience at a credit union and the knowledge she's gained working at another mortgage company has given her the confidence to navigate the loan process and enjoy the work she does at Myers Capital Hawaii. Dinise graduated from Pace University, New York City with a Bachelor's in Finance. In the year that she started her Masters in Special Education at Touro College, New York City, Dinise had her son and she and her husband decided to move back to Hawaii with their two dogs. She enjoys playing with her dogs, spending time with her family on the weekends and, when she has free time, she loves to travel. For her, it's all about every detail in life and she learns and grows with everyone she meets.


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Taylor Lacar

Loan Processor

Since Taylor's first step into the mortgage industry in 2016, she has developed mortgage experience through multiple lenders where she's taken on various positions of mortgage operations; loan officer assistant, processing/pre-underwriting, closing, and funding. Taylor has learned to appreciate the different and meticulous challenges the mortgage field may present to all of us and she enjoys working with outside vendors and clients in hopes of getting a loan closed. Having the ability to efficiently help clients close their loan in a timely manner, whether it being a purchase or a refinance, provides her with a huge sense of accomplishment.  

During Taylor's free time she dedicates it to her little family, especially to her daughter Kira Faith. She's also a “self-improvement” enthusiast, so she absolutely loves reading motivational, self-improvement, and spiritual/Christian books. Taylor enjoys reflecting back on herself and life, and seeing where she can make adjustments to live a better life. 
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Kristina Mix-Freitas

Loan Processor
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Cheyenne Spencer

Loan Coordinator

Cheyenne is a born and raised Texas girl who was lucky enough to end up here in Hawaii. She recently joined our Myers Capital team and is actively doing her part to make the loan process a seamless and enjoyable experience for you. She brings to the team several years of customer service experience, focused attention to detail, and her cheerful manner. You can always catch her smiling and trying to brighten others day.

In her free time, she enjoys exploring new hikes and beaches, painting, and spending time with her husband and their dog, Kona.