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Iris Kuwaye

9 Lei St
Hilo, HI 96720-4143

Across Kapiolani School off Mohouli Street.

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Office Hours

9am - 4:30pm
9am - 12pm
1pm - 4:30pm
9am - 4:30pm
Call or text us 24 hours a day!


9 Lei St
Hilo, HI 96720-4143



June is recognized as Life Insurance and Founders Month! It's a time to raise awareness about the importance of life insurance and recognize when State Farm first started off. Life insurance plays a crucial role in protecting your ohana's financial future in the event of your untimely passing. It ensures that your loved ones are supported financially, covering expenses such as funeral costs, debts, education, and more. Our dedicated team can help you explore a range of life insurance options that suit your unique needs.

Allow me to introduce myself! I was born and raised in Hilo, and I proudly attended Waiakea High School, cheering for the Warriors! Following that, I earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Oregon State University, supporting the Beavers! However, my deep connection to Hawaii brought me back home after college. I have a strong passion for giving back to my community and the people of Hawaii Island.

Hilo holds a special place in my heart, and I consider it an honor to collaborate with my neighbors in preserving what truly matters. With over 30 years of experience as a State Farm Insurance Agent, my commitment to those I serve has only grown stronger. We are dedicated to assisting our customers with their auto, home, life, health, and business insurance needs.

Contact us today to discover how we can assist you in securing the insurance coverage you need!

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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Our mission is to help you manage the risk of every day life and move forward with confidence. We stick with you during the good times and the bad – always serving with a smile because there’s something magical in living every day.

My team of licensed professionals are not only deeply knowledgeable and responsive, but also offer a warm, close-knit environment which lends itself to unmatched customer service. We treat our customers like family. Our Hilo office is centrally located and we welcome visitors with a smile. Beyond this, we have been serving the Big Island of Hawaii for 32 years, with a focus on home insurance, auto insurance, renters insurance, life insurance, small business insurance and financial services.

Frances Cadaoas State Farm Agent Team Member

Frances Cadaoas

Multiple Line Representative

Frances has been in customer care and customer service for over 20 years and is ready to help you with your insurance needs. On her down time, she stays busy with yard work, enjoys meeting up with friends, and reading a good book.

Natasha Sato State Farm Agent Team Member

Natasha Sato

Life Insurance Representative

Tash is a local girl, born and raised in Hilo. She has a passion for helping people protect their loved ones. She tries to keep life simple and family is most important to her.

Michelle Miyagi State Farm Agent Team Member

Michelle Miyagi

Insurance Account Representative

Michelle was born and raised in Hilo. She has been in customer service for over 20 years. She enjoys spending time with her family, loves to cook/bake and crafts in her spare time.

Kevin Hirayama State Farm Agent Team Member

Kevin Hirayama

Agent's Assistant

Kevin is local boy, born and raised in Hilo. Kevin is currently living in Oahu and working remotely. He has been with the agency for more than 15 years as he enjoys serving his community with their insurance needs.

Luann Matsuno State Farm Agent Team Member

Luann Matsuno

Customer Relations Representative

Luann was born and raised in Hilo and has been in the insurance industry for over 10 years. Her loves having daily interactions with customers. In her free time, she keeps herself busy with family and her cats.

Mari Shiigi State Farm Agent Team Member

Mari Shiigi

Mari was born and raised in Hilo. She has been with our office for 6 years now and is our newest licensed account representative. She is excited to help her community with their insurance needs.

Liko Akui State Farm Agent Team Member

Liko Akui

Insurance Account Representative

Aloha, Liko is a local boy born in Hilo. When not at work, he loves being at the ocean casting a pole waiting for a big catch and enjoys spending time with his wife and his 2 daughters.

Reina Kuwaye-Tamanaha State Farm Agent Team Member

Reina Kuwaye-Tamanaha

Customer Relations Representative

Reina is a local Big Island girl who enjoys spending time with her dog, friends, and family. She grew up in the agency since the moment she was born and is excited to build new connections with new and existing customers.

Cherry Le-Kuwaye State Farm Agent Team Member

Cherry Le-Kuwaye

Cherry was born and raised in California, married a local boy and has 3 children. She has been living on the Big Island for the past 11 years. She is our Drive Safe and Save team lead and licensed in Life/Health.

Jourdan-Leigh Perreira State Farm Agent Team Member

Jourdan-Leigh Perreira

Jourdan was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawai'i. She loves assisting customers as our Front Desk Receptionist. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her loved ones, going to the beach, and to her ranch.

Available Positions
Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.