About JD


John R Dodds, Principal Broker

 John R Dodds PB,  (CCIM) is the Broker/Owner of Kona Investment Properties, LLC.  JD attended Washington State University received a Bachelor of Science Degree. JD moved to Hawaii and started his real estate career selling timeshare condos and participated in Magoon Estate's and Hawaii's first ever lease to fee conversion of 7 major high rise condominiums in Waikiki. 

JD later moved to the Big Island and earned his Real Estate and Mortgage Broker licenses along with the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, the "PHD of Real Estate". A CCIM has access to a unique network of top commercial real estate tools and professionals around the Globe.

In 1996 John started Kona Mortgage Inc. with Wendy Fujinaka and utilized both real estate and mortgage brokerages services. We called it our "Find and Fund Program", a one stop solution. We would find the right property for our clients and fund their loan at the right rate as well. This one stop service was fairly new on the Big island at the time. More recently JD has focused on general real estate activities. John's closed sales transactions total over $100M.

JD's expertise includes:

· Acquisition and Disposition of Residential and Commercial Real Estate

· Real Estate & Mortgage Operations and Sales Processes

· Distress Properties, Farm & Agricultural Properties

· Real Estate Finance, Valuation & Management

John's spends his off time tending his macadamia nut farm and fishing. John has built a reputation for integrity and excellence by making the best interest of his clients a priority and serving their unique needs. We strive to exceed our client's expectations, earn their trust and build long lasting relationships.

                                                                        EMail:  jd@ccim.net


“Throughout the years working with John and Wendy has been a pleasure. We have had several transactions with Kona Mortgage and the knowledge and professionalism is refreshing. We have referred our family and friends because we know Kona Mortgage will have their best interest in mind.” – Tom and Angie Gee, Archon Construction LLC

“Having been in business for many years one has the opportunity to meet and do business with a variety of professionals. The experience we have had with John has been one to write about. From our first meeting, John made statements to me about what he would and could do in assisting us with our financing goals. The first statement and everyone following, was simply and professionally carried out. It is simple. Folks just want to have fulfilled only what has been so represented. We thank you for the courtesies extended to us and for the superb service.” - Joseph J. S. CFP Maui, Hi.

“We really thank you for your outstanding service on our home refinance. You were able to handle the entire loan within weeks with an interest rate that was lower than that offered through other internet lenders and with a considerably lower rate than offered through our bank or credit union. We will heartily recommend your services to everyone!”  -Jim B. Interior Designer, Waimea, Hi.