nds as well. Gayle's love of island life has lead her to settle down with her family on a small farm on the slopes of Hualalai. The time in which she is not working with clients is spent there with her friends, family, and her many adopted animal tenants, many of whom have been rescued, found, or are enjoying their golden years in relaxed retirement. Gayle has found her own little piece of paradise on the Big Island and it has become her dream to help others like herself find and enjoy their happiness here in the isla Awards: Along with her many business ventures Gayle has also dedicated a significant amount of time and effort to charities and fund raising. One project that stays particularly close to her heart is the work that she and her husband did while visiting Fiji on a diving excursion a few years back. While staying on the smaller island of Koro she helped with fund raising for the local school and also worked to construct a new kitchen for it. She has been honored with the forsaken Whale's Tooth for her cont C omments: Gayle Ching is a passionate and dedicated agent who has been residing in Hawaii since 1986. Her work in real estate began in 1980 in northern California where she specialized in golf course, country club, and estate and ranch land living. She brought that experience and knowledge with her when she moved to the Big Island where she quickly delved into the field of development real estate, working with high profile developers, getting to know the Islands, and building her reputation as some one who is reliable and efficient. Her hard work lead her to work for Coldwell Banker Aloha Properties where she worked as an associate, earning numerous sales awards including the highly coveted President's Circle Award. Gayle's success with Coldwell Banker persisted and she soon purchased the company, acting as her franchise's owner and CEO for 12 years. Recently Gayle has merged with MacArthur & Company Sotheby's International Realty and is finding her new place in the Sotheby's family to be most inviting and invigorating. Merging has given Gayle a new found freedom, one that now enables her to devote 100% o f her time to working with her clients to find their own perfect piece of paradise. She extends to you a warm Aloha and looks forward to aiding you in your journey.