About Maikai Makena

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Meet Maikai


MaiKai Makena is among Orange County's next generation of real estate professionals. Born and raised in Eastside Costa Mesa, MaiKai became a professional surfer, traveling the world to exotic locales and learning about various cultures. Following his surfing career, MaiKai developed and owned a high-end clothing line. His experience with running production, managing relationships with vendors and working with celebrity clientele has offered him valuable experiences in satisfying client needs. MaiKai brings these people skills to his career as a real estate agent in his hometown. He is invested in leading smooth and positive transactions, fulfilling all of his clients' needs through each step of the process. In addition to working with individual clients and families, MaiKai has the privilege of teaming with his family, who are local home builders and real estate developers. From this opportunity, MaiKai has gained a high level understanding of the intricacies of land acquisition and will bring this to all of his buying and selling experiences. MaiKai will bring energy, local knowledge, and a passion for a hands-on interaction to all of his buyers and sellers. MaiKai is a proud member of Compass in Newport Beach. He lives in Eastside Costa Mesa with his wife and young son, and is honored to be practicing real estate in his hometown.

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Ranked in the Top 1% of agents in Orange County by annual sales volume, Carter has received accolades for his sales production both locally and regionally. In his first year as an agent, he was recognized by his brokerage as "Rookie of the Year” for being the region's top producing first year agent out of 3500 new agents.