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The Real Deal

| March 17, 2015 | Parties National

The Party
When Honolulu’s leading movers and shakers in real estate turn up for some major recognition, what could be better than full VIP treatment, replete with a red carpet and a camera crew? (Who doesn’t want some camera time, after all?) This was exactly the case at Ward Village’s Broker Recognition Awards Gala, where 500 industry players and socialites recognized Hawai‘i’s top real estate brokers.

The People
VIPs kicked off the evening at the invite-only pre-party up in Ward Village’s posh top-floor pad. All eyes were also on Ryan Serhant of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing, who served as the evening’s emcee. The social reality star later got a run for his money from Jack Tyrrell, who took home the evening’s biggest prize and some major mic time.

The Highlights
Globally inspired tapas from chef Chai Chaowasaree and custom cocktails fueled this first-class fete. Plus, giveaways from The Modern Honolulu, Hawaii Yachts, Cole Haan and Montblanc also helped to impress. And don’t think the evening was done after the awards were handed out. Hot tunes from L.A. band The Midnight Express kept the party pumping late into the night—an impressive feat for Honolulu on a weeknight! –Photos by Travis Okimoto


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