Sweeptakes Rules



The following constitutes the official rules (“Official Rules”) for this sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”):

Eligibility:  Entry to the Sweepstakes is open only to eligible attendees of the Very Merry Broker’s Open House held at the property located at 3795 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 98616 (the “Very Merry Broker’s Open House”) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) HST, on December 19, 2018.  Entrants must be permanent legal residents of Hawaii who are 18 years of age or older. Entrants must also have either a valid social security number and/or a valid personal tax identification number. Entrants must be licensed real estate agents with a valid and active Honolulu Board of Realtor’s license. Employees of or individuals affiliated with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty, including members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents) and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes.

Sponsor:  The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty, 4211 Waialae Avenue, Box 9050, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816 (the “Sponsor”).


Sweepstakes Period:  The Sweepstakes period begins at 10:00 a.m. HST and ends at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) HST on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

How to Enter:  By entering the drawing, entrants consent to the receipt of promotional emails from Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty which entrants may discontinue at any time by exercising the opt-out option associated with such e-mails.  No purchase or payment is necessary to enter or win. 

To enter, entrants must attend the Very Merry Broker’s Open House in person and drop a business card (or other comparable card or entry form) in up to two (2) entry boxes located at the property (the “Sweepstakes Entries”). Entrants must be present to drop a card in the box. The first entry box will be located in the home.  The second entry box will be located along the beach that is connected to the home’s beachfront access. One entry will be allowed per entry box, per Sweepstakes Period, per person 18 years of age or over.  Entries submitted from the same person in excess of the permitted limit (one per entry box) will be disqualified.  All entries and any information contained therein shall become the property of the Sponsor and no entries will be acknowledged or returned.  The Sponsor will not be responsible for any late, lost or stolen entries or entries that are excluded or deemed ineligible due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, including, but not limited to, lost, late, mutilated, incomplete, inaccurate or unintelligible entries.

Prize and Odds of Winning:  The one (1) winner (the “Prize Winner”) will receive a $1,000.00 Travel Gift Certificate from JTB Travel eligible towards airfare or other travel arrangements with JTB (retail value $1000.00) (the “Prize”). Odds of winning the Prize depend on the total number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the entire Sweepstakes Period. The Prize is redeemable for one (1) year from date on gift certificate. Winner is solely responsible for redeeming the Prize prior to expiration and making all travel arrangements with JTB Travel. The Prize Winner is responsible for contacting JTB Travel at (808) 979-0111 for redemption of the Prize.  Some restrictions for travel may apply.


Drawing and Notification of Winner:  The Prize Winner will be randomly selected on or about December 24, 2018 from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The Prize Winner will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail (at the telephone number and/or e-mail provided in his/her entry information) on or about December 24, 2018. If the Prize Winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been exerted, if he/she is found to be ineligible, or if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, such Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Prize Winner may be selected from all remaining Sweepstakes Entries received. 

General Conditions and Disclaimers: The Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules and all federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the Sweepstakes administrator. Participation and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for use of the Prize Winner's first name, last initial, address (city and state/province), and photo likeness for advertising/publicity purposes, in perpetuity, without compensation. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as originally planned, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. Entries not in compliance with Official Rules will be disqualified. The failure of the Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of the Sponsor will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.  Some or all of the Prize may not be awarded.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law.  Winner will be responsible for all applicable taxes in connection with the awarding of the Prize and shall, upon request, provide Sponsor with his/her valid taxpayer identification number or social security number on an IRS Form W-9 before the prize will be awarded.  Sponsor will not be responsible for (a) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, the malfunctioning of any computer, network, hardware or software, (b) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any service, (c) unauthorized human intervention, (d) electronic or human error occurring in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries, or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property, including, but not limited to, an entrant’s computer, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, by your participation in the Sweepstakes or from downloading any material in connection with the Sweepstakes.  By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of the Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to class action, and exclusively by the Hawaii State courts located in the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees and costs, and shall not exceed the total retail value of the Prize, and (iii) under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants hereby agree to waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket costs, and any and all rights to have damaged multiplied or otherwise increased.

Name of Winner and Official Rules:  For the name of the Prize Winner, available after December 24, 2018 or for an additional copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty, "NAME OF WINNER" or “RULES” (specify which), 4211 Waialae Avenue, Box 9050, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96816. The Official Rules will be available at http://tinyurl.com/SpecialBrokersSweepstakes on the MyronKiriu.com web site during the entire Sweepstakes Period, and until the drawing for the Prize Winner.  The Official Rules will also be available upon request at the time of submitting the Sweepstakes Entries. The name of the Prize Winner may also be posted on the myronkiriu.com web site.