Sonia Franzel has been a real estate broker in Hawaii for over 20 years.
Her previous experience in Marketing in the areas of foreign service, retail industry, steel industry, real estate development and travel in South America, Europe, Hawaii and Colorado brings an international scope and global understanding into her real estate work. Her marketing consulting work in Latin America, Europe, Colorado and Hawaii established her as a specialist for prestigious clients such as Sheraton, the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp., the Hana Ranch, Hotel Hana-Maui, Princeville Resort and others. Sonia holds a Masters in Communications from the Business School at the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa at Buenos Aires and is fluent in seven languages.
Sonia and her husband David sponsor the Craniofacial Clinic at Kapiolani Medical Center, the Sascha Julia Franzel Bibliotherapy at Kapiolani Hospital for Women and Children and the Mid Pacific School of the Arts theater scholarship.
Sonia has volunteered raising funds for Kapiolani Health Foundation, American Cancer Society, YMCA of Honolulu, Boys & Girls Club, Child & Family Services, March of Dimes, Relay for Life, Hawaii Women's Legal Foundation, Special Olympics and other non-profit organizations.