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Stephanie Lopes

Freelance Writer

Stephanie Lopes is REAL's lead freelance writer. She has written for a variety of Hawai‘i publications and companies, including MidWeek, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Locations, Go Kailua Magazine, Kaka‘ako VERT Magazine and Hawaii Military Guide. Before devoting herself to writing full-time for her own company called Waves Writing (Founded in 2014), Stephanie worked as an administrator at Oahu private schools and in the Hawaii State Department of Education.

Stephanie resides on Oahu’s North Shore with her husband and two daughters. They enjoy going to the beach, remodeling their home and traveling.

Experience & Expertise

Real Estate Experience:
Hawaii Real Estate Sales License RS-84627 (inactive, in good standing)
Former contract writer for Locations LLC, Hawaii's largest locally-owned brokerage

Neighborhood/Lifestyle Experience:

Current contract writer for Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Midweek, and Kaka‘ako VERT Magazine - Has produced many editorial pieces on the Kakaako neighborhood along with Ward Village


Bachelor’s degree in international relations and Spanish from Bucknell University
Master’s degree in educational administration from University of Hawaii at Manoa