Meet Our Team

At Kekoolani and Associates, we believe you deserve top quality service… Period. That’s why we’re committed to giving you the best of us. We’ll always make sure you have the right coverage, the right discounts, and can take comfort in knowing the things that matter most to you are protected. We also believe in giving back! As Agents of Change in our community, we’re dedicated to helping others live well and thrive!

Aaron Kekoolani
Agency Owner

I’m a licensed Agency Owner that handles Property Casualty, Life and Health insurance for both personal and commercial customers. I really enjoy being an Agent because I am able to help so many people. Being involved in the community is important because I’ve been able to impact the lives of families beyond insurance.

I’m a Kama’aina born and raised on Oahu and attended The Kamehameha Schools and I’m a Business Graduate of the University of Hawaii. I’ve been involved in sports all my life and enjoy water activities. I’ve coached over the years and have been part of seeing these kids grow up from elementary, high school, college and becoming professional players. All of my children have played in sports and have also participated in cultural song and dance. If I’m not at work, I’m in the gym watching my daughter playing indoor volleyball or out at the beach watching her play beach volleyball or outrigger canoe racing. I consider myself a closet karaoke singer, shh don’t tell!!

I’ve participated in the Salvation Army gift-giving program to needy families and I’m also an advocate for The Institute for Human Services which supports helping homeless families in many different ways.

Thomas Marchant
Personal Financial Representative

As a holistic financial professional, I bring extensive experience to the table in the financial sector.  Prior to Kekoolani & Associates, I have worked for many years at some of the most renowned Fortune 500 companies in the world, including JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Capital One. I relish the opportunity that I had with the Marines to see many parts of the world. I love the diversity here in Hawaii, and like the variety of clients that I able to assist as well. Whether you’re in your twenties and just beginning to think about your financial future, or in your fifties and realizing you’re way behind on savings and retirement, I am eager to help you address your needs and get you on the right path.

I grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia by the Atlantic Ocean. I joined the Marines out of high school and have retired from the U.S. Navy Reserves.  I attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa and hold a bachelor’s degree from Avila University and an MBA from Strayer University. I also hold a series 7 license, also known as the General Securities Registered Representative license, allowing me to help clients with a broad range of securities. I enjoy learning Japanese, Vietnamese, Chinese and Korean and have a passion for facilitating knowledge to others. You can find me in the ocean when I am not working, or helping with some of the language learners in and around Honolulu.

I have been an English as a Second Language Instructor, SCUBA Diving Instructor, First Aid and CPR Instructor, and Massage Therapy Instructor. Additionally, I am the founder of the Honolulu Dive Club and the Honolulu Language Club.

Lisa-Ann Walker
Senior Licensed Sales Professional

I have been in the insurance industry for 15 years. I enjoy working with people and helping them with their insurance needs. The relationships that I create are very important to me and a lot of my clients are also my friends.

I was born and raised in Pearl City, Hawaii. I enjoy spending time with my family. My children are very active in sports and that keeps us busy. I get great satisfaction out of seeing people smile and making them laugh. A happy customer is priceless.

Maylee Costelo
Senior Licensed Sales Producer

I’ve been in the insurance industry since 2008.  I started off as just sales support.  Once I saw how I could help others understand their policies, I decided to become licensed. The most rewarding part of my job is when I’m able to complete a review with a customer and they are very appreciative because they finally understand what they are paying for.

I grew up in various locations around the island of Oahu.  Graduated from Farrington High School and Med-Assist School of Hawaii.  I’ve also taken a few classes at KCC, LCC, and HCC. I absolutely love spending time with my 3 children. You can be sure to find me eating great food, traveling and being around my family, just anywhere! I’m a big fan of karaoke!

I volunteer on various occasions, especially any events with my children.

Chris Kamaka
Sales Support

I am new to the insurance industry. I have learned quite a lot since I started and appreciate all the guidance I’ve received. I am very passionate about being able to assist a customer who may not be in a good place to rest at ease knowing that they have been cared for. I enjoy working with people. That has always been something that I love to do. Hearing their stories, being able to make life just a bit more manageable is what allows me to sleep well at night.

I am an island girl, born and raised here on Oahu. During my off time, I enjoy being at home away from the hustle and bustle of life. I’m usually busy with my family at some kind of function so the time I get to spend at home is serenity for me.

I have always volunteered towards my children’s functions ranging from sports/performing arts mom to working with Gregory House to link luncheon services from those in the Motorcycle clubs to Christmas gift services for those at the Waianae Shelter.

Toni Keenan
Life Specialist

I have been in the insurance industry for 16 years and every day there is an opportunity to learn, share knowledge, and help others. The most exciting part of my day is helping our clients with their insurance needs and making sure they are properly protected.

I grew up in Kaimuki but also had the most wonderful experience of living in Richardson, Texas for a couple of years. I came back to the island with a southern accent. I enjoy spending time with my family. My husband always makes jokes and keeps me laughing. My granddaughter is our precious peanut!! She always brings a huge smile to our heart. We are so in love with her. When I’m not working, my favorite way to spend a weekend is cooking for my family and hanging out.

I volunteer for Kydo non-profit organization. We work together with David Tautofi, football coach and his amazing vision for the non-profit. This past September, we chaperoned the Kaimuki varsity football team to Las Vegas. The boys’ visited the UNLV and experienced what college may look like with all the opportunities ahead of them.