License# R(B)-22317

SRS, ABR, RSPS, PSA, RENE, CRB, SFR, E-PRO, CRS, GRI, CLHMS

blakekessner@gmail.com
Office: (808) 329-1010
Cell: (808) 987-9295

Certifications & Designations

  • SRS: SELLER REPRESENTATIVE SPECIALIST
  • ABR: ACCREDITED BUYER’S REPRESENTATIVE
  • RSPS: RESORT & SECOND-HOME PROPERTY SPECIALIST
  • PSA: PRICING STRATEGY ADVISOR
  • RENE: REAL ESTATE NEGOTIATION EXPERT
  • CRB: CERTIFIED REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE MANAGER
  • SFR: SHORT SALES & FORECLOSURE RESOURCE
  • E-PRO: CERTIFIED
  • CRS: CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL SPECIALIST
  • GRI: GRADUATE REALTORS INSTITUTE DESIGNATION
  • CLHMS: CERTIFIED LUXURY HOME MARKETING SPECIALIST

Blake Kessner

Principal Broker

Blake Kessner is the Owner/Principal Broker at Knutson & Associates. He is the son of Sharon Knutson & is the grandson to Marilyn Knutson, founder of the company.

Blake is a 4th generation broker..born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, so he knows his locations exceptionally well. Blake will do what it takes to gain your trust in allowing us the privilege to represent you for purchasing, selling, or managing property here on the Big Island of Hawaii!

Blake oversee operations for over 200 Vacation Rental & Long term properties on the Big Island of Hawaii. Therefore, his specialty is working with investment clients & Resort & Second Home Properties. Professional Development & Education is part of the foundation to Blake’s success. Therefore, he has multiple certifications and designations in the Real Estate Profession.

2020 Featured Agent in Top Agent Magazine.

My Active Listings

Total volume: $1,314,000

$875,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,188 sqft
$439,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1971 | Living Area: 597 sqft

My Sold Listings

Total volume: $51,306,600

SOLD on Jun 29, 2022 for $710,000

Holualoa Bay Villas | Fee Simple

$695,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,232 sqft
SOLD on Jun 16, 2022 for $875,000

Alii Villas | Fee Simple

$799,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1973 | Living Area: 761 sqft
SOLD on Jun 06, 2022 for $665,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$665,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1971 | Living Area: 921 sqft
SOLD on Apr 13, 2022 for $1,660,000

North Kona | Fee Simple

$1,650,000 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1992 | Living Area: 2,564 sqft
SOLD on Apr 12, 2022 for $570,000

Keauhou Akahi | Fee Simple

$569,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1974 | Living Area: 895 sqft
SOLD on Mar 11, 2022 for $780,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$725,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,188 sqft
SOLD on Feb 28, 2022 for $835,800

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$835,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,300 sqft
SOLD on Feb 28, 2022 for $500,000

Ala Ka La Apts | Fee Simple

$500,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1970 | Living Area: 846 sqft
SOLD on Jan 13, 2022 for $650,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$639,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1971 | Living Area: 1,171 sqft
SOLD on Jan 13, 2022 for $365,000

Alii Villas | Fee Simple

$360,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1973 | Living Area: 647 sqft
SOLD on Dec 22, 2021 for $350,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$350,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 736 sqft
SOLD on Dec 03, 2021 for $900,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$900,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,170 sqft
SOLD on Nov 18, 2021 for $840,000

KOMOHANA KAI 1 & 2 | Fee Simple

$850,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1988 | Living Area: 1,704 sqft
SOLD on Oct 28, 2021 for $700,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$775,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,170 sqft
SOLD on Oct 27, 2021 for $975,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$975,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,575 sqft
SOLD on Oct 13, 2021 for $355,000

Royal Sea-Cliff Club | Fee Simple

$355,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1980 | Living Area: 700 sqft
SOLD on Oct 01, 2021 for $710,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$720,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,188 sqft
SOLD on Sep 07, 2021 for $350,000

Kailua Bay Resort | Fee Simple

$350,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1982 | Living Area: 665 sqft
SOLD on Aug 24, 2021 for $1,600,000

KONA ACRES | Fee Simple

$1,695,000 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 3,320 sqft
SOLD on Aug 11, 2021 for $360,000

Alii Lani | Fee Simple

$379,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1997 | Living Area: 917 sqft
SOLD on Aug 02, 2021 for $500,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$500,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1971 | Living Area: 921 sqft
SOLD on Jul 20, 2021 for $300,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$285,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 736 sqft
SOLD on Jun 28, 2021 for $416,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$365,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 1,288 sqft
SOLD on Jun 09, 2021 for $202,000

Kona Makai | Leasehold

$199,900 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 687 sqft
SOLD on May 25, 2021 for $521,000

Kona Sea Villas | Fee Simple

$529,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 2004 | Living Area: 981 sqft
SOLD on May 11, 2021 for $630,000

Ala Ka La Apts | Fee Simple

$630,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1970 | Living Area: 952 sqft
SOLD on Apr 27, 2021 for $550,000

KOMOHANA KAI 2 | Fee Simple

$625,000 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1987 | Living Area: 1,920 sqft
SOLD on Apr 22, 2021 for $305,000

Kona Isle | Fee Simple

$298,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1972 | Living Area: 566 sqft
SOLD on Apr 21, 2021 for $665,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$665,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,170 sqft
SOLD on Apr 12, 2021 for $775,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$775,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,170 sqft
SOLD on Apr 06, 2021 for $165,000

Kona Makai | Leasehold

$179,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 687 sqft
SOLD on Apr 05, 2021 for $530,000

Kona Reef | Fee Simple

$539,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1980 | Living Area: 611 sqft
SOLD on Apr 01, 2021 for $260,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$275,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 736 sqft
SOLD on Mar 31, 2021 for $579,000

North Kona | Fee Simple

$579,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1980 | Living Area: 1,024 sqft
SOLD on Mar 25, 2021 for $1,105,000

KAHALUU - KEAUHOU HOUSELOTS | Fee Simple

$925,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1970 | Living Area: 1,956 sqft
SOLD on Mar 19, 2021 for $659,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$659,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,170 sqft
SOLD on Mar 08, 2021 for $520,000

Alii Villas | Fee Simple

$544,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1973 | Living Area: 761 sqft
SOLD on Feb 26, 2021 for $619,000

Alii Villas | Fee Simple

$619,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1973 | Living Area: 761 sqft
SOLD on Feb 25, 2021 for $1,075,000

KONA SUNSHINE | Fee Simple

$1,075,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1966 | Living Area: 1,649 sqft
SOLD on Feb 19, 2021 for $669,000

KALOKO MAUKA SUBDIVISION | Fee Simple

$669,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 2020 | Living Area: 600 sqft
SOLD on Feb 09, 2021 for $355,000

KAHALUU FARM LOTS | Fee Simple

$349,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 1 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1970 | Living Area: 1,030 sqft
SOLD on Jan 29, 2021 for $297,000

Alii Lani | Fee Simple

$304,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 2000 | Living Area: 810 sqft
SOLD on Jan 21, 2021 for $440,000

Kona Isle | Fee Simple

$458,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1972 | Living Area: 566 sqft
SOLD on Dec 24, 2020 for $288,000

Alii Villas | Fee Simple

$290,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1973 | Living Area: 615 sqft
SOLD on Dec 24, 2020 for $900,000

SUNSET VIEW TERRACE LOTS | Fee Simple

$899,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1975 | Living Area: 1,432 sqft
SOLD on Dec 11, 2020 for $313,000

Alii Villas | Fee Simple

$315,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1973 | Living Area: 635 sqft
SOLD on Nov 23, 2020 for $225,000

Kona Makai | Leasehold

$225,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,148 sqft
SOLD on Nov 18, 2020 for $212,000

Kona Makai | Leasehold

$214,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 798 sqft
SOLD on Nov 10, 2020 for $259,000

Alii Banyan | Fee Simple

$259,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 2007 | Living Area: 826 sqft
SOLD on Oct 15, 2020 for $327,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$339,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 1,288 sqft
SOLD on Oct 12, 2020 for $579,000

Alii Villas | Fee Simple

$579,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1973 | Living Area: 761 sqft
SOLD on Sep 24, 2020 for $550,000

KONA HIGHLANDS | Fee Simple

$559,000 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,632 sqft
SOLD on Sep 04, 2020 for $575,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$599,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,170 sqft
SOLD on Aug 19, 2020 for $558,000

Ala Ka La Apts | Fee Simple

$635,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1970 | Living Area: 952 sqft
SOLD on Jun 30, 2020 for $378,000

Kona Magic Sands | Fee Simple

$387,000 | Beds: 0 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1966 | Living Area: 400 sqft
SOLD on May 22, 2020 for $285,000

Kona Coffee Villas | Fee Simple

$309,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1980 | Living Area: 853 sqft
SOLD on Apr 03, 2020 for $277,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$279,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 920 sqft
SOLD on Mar 30, 2020 for $562,000

James M Tanaka Subdiv | Fee Simple

$562,000 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1973 | Living Area: 2,740 sqft
SOLD on Mar 27, 2020 for $222,000

Kona Shores | Fee Simple

$230,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1971 | Living Area: 435 sqft
SOLD on Jan 06, 2020 for $299,000

ELIMA LANI CONDOMINIUMS | Fee Simple

$299,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1988 | Living Area: 854 sqft
SOLD on Dec 30, 2019 for $785,000

Kuakini Heights Subdiv | Fee Simple

$810,000 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1974 | Living Area: 2,064 sqft
SOLD on Nov 22, 2019 for $609,000

Kona Palisades | Fee Simple

$609,000 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1982 | Living Area: 2,616 sqft
SOLD on Nov 22, 2019 for $300,000

Kona Coffee Villas | Fee Simple

$300,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1980 | Living Area: 853 sqft
SOLD on Oct 07, 2019 for $505,000

Kona Coastview Subdiv | Fee Simple

$505,000 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 5 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1973 | Living Area: 2,003 sqft
SOLD on Sep 18, 2019 for $289,000

Alii Lani | Fee Simple

$314,500 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 2000 | Living Area: 787 sqft
SOLD on Jun 17, 2019 for $492,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$492,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1971 | Living Area: 921 sqft
SOLD on May 01, 2019 for $320,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$320,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,170 sqft
SOLD on Apr 17, 2019 for $520,000

Kona Bali Kai | Fee Simple

$535,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1976 | Living Area: 806 sqft
SOLD on Apr 12, 2019 for $220,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$229,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 736 sqft
SOLD on Mar 22, 2019 for $349,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$349,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 1,288 sqft
SOLD on Mar 13, 2019 for $660,000

Komohana Kai 1 & 2 | Fee Simple

$689,000 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1990 | Living Area: 1,988 sqft
SOLD on Feb 05, 2019 for $539,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$549,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,188 sqft
SOLD on Oct 12, 2018 for $1,650,000

Makalei Estates | Fee Simple

$1,699,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 2007 | Living Area: 2,779 sqft
SOLD on Sep 17, 2018 for $290,000

Kaloko Mauka Subdiv | Fee Simple

$299,000 | Beds: 0 | Baths: 0 | Vacant Land
Year Built: 0 | Living Area: 0 sqft
SOLD on Jul 06, 2018 for $210,000

Kona Shores | Fee Simple

$229,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1971 | Living Area: 484 sqft
SOLD on Jun 08, 2018 for $670,000

Kaloko Mauka Subdiv | Fee Simple

$698,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 2014 | Living Area: 1,327 sqft
SOLD on May 17, 2018 for $360,000

Keauhou Punahele | Fee Simple

$369,900 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,197 sqft
SOLD on Feb 14, 2018 for $433,000

Kona Isle | Fee Simple

$439,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1972 | Living Area: 566 sqft
SOLD on Dec 29, 2017 for $239,900

Kona Isle | Fee Simple

$247,900 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1972 | Living Area: 566 sqft
SOLD on Oct 27, 2017 for $230,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$239,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 1,288 sqft
SOLD on Oct 05, 2017 for $305,000

Keauhou Bay Lots | Fee Simple

$335,000 | Beds: 0 | Baths: 0 | Vacant Land
Year Built: 0 | Living Area: 0 sqft
SOLD on Sep 26, 2017 for $180,000

Kona Shores | Fee Simple

$180,000 | Beds: 0 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1971 | Living Area: 483 sqft
SOLD on Jun 21, 2017 for $510,000

Keauhou View Estates | Fee Simple

$529,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 2001 | Living Area: 1,409 sqft
SOLD on May 30, 2017 for $410,000

Keauhou Gardens I | Fee Simple

$434,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1981 | Living Area: 1,559 sqft
SOLD on Apr 27, 2017 for $610,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$619,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,170 sqft
SOLD on Mar 28, 2017 for $199,900

Kailua Bay Resort | Fee Simple

$199,900 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1982 | Living Area: 665 sqft
SOLD on Mar 14, 2017 for $220,000

Kona Isle | Fee Simple

$239,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1972 | Living Area: 566 sqft
SOLD on Feb 17, 2017 for $1,170,000

Mauna Lani Terrace | Fee Simple

$1,249,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1983 | Living Area: 1,407 sqft
SOLD on Apr 05, 2016 for $206,000

Kona Makai | Leasehold

$239,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 798 sqft
SOLD on Apr 01, 2016 for $485,000

Kalaoa Terrace | Fee Simple

$494,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 1998 | Living Area: 1,546 sqft
SOLD on Mar 15, 2016 for $250,000

Alii Lani | Fee Simple

$259,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1996 | Living Area: 723 sqft
SOLD on Feb 23, 2016 for $165,000

Kona Shores | Fee Simple

$185,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1971 | Living Area: 593 sqft
SOLD on Feb 23, 2016 for $740,000

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club | Fee Simple

$799,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 | Condominium
Year Built: 1979 | Living Area: 1,575 sqft
SOLD on Feb 12, 2016 for $210,000

Kailua Bay Resort | Fee Simple

$225,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1982 | Living Area: 682 sqft
SOLD on Dec 10, 2015 for $584,500

Pualani Estates Subdiv | Fee Simple

$584,500 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 | Single Family Home
Year Built: 2013 | Living Area: 1,286 sqft
SOLD on Sep 10, 2015 for $382,000

Pines at Kailua-Kona I | Fee Simple

$394,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 | Condominium
Year Built: 1989 | Living Area: 956 sqft
SOLD on Jun 30, 2015 for $450,000

Kona Pacific | Fee Simple

$469,000 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 3 | Condominium
Year Built: 1981 | Living Area: 1,194 sqft
SOLD on Feb 27, 2015 for $125,000

Casa De Emdeko | Fee Simple

$140,000 | Beds: 1 | Baths: 1 | Condominium
Year Built: 1969 | Living Area: 736 sqft