The Hawai'i Association of REALTORS® provides its members with a number of tools, services and products to help REALTORS® with their professional growth.
As a member of HAR, REALTORS® enjoy a positive professional reputation,
locally and throughout the nation, legislative representation, access to standard forms, receive the Hawai'i REALTOR® Journal, and more.
The REALTOR® Difference
Professional Code of Ethics
REALTORS®, the Code of Ethics serves as the
“golden rule” for conduct and the
basis for the organization’s valuable dispute
resolution system. To customers, clients, and
the public, the REALTOR® Code of Ethics provides
important assurance of a REALTORS®’
integrity and professionalism.
REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark. Members are licensed
to use the Association’s logo and federally registered marks —
REALTOR®, REALTORS®, and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE®. Use of these marks
indicates to the public that you are a member of the National Association.
and Regulatory Advocacy
represents and protects the business interests
of each member through legislative representation
in local, state, and federal government, real
estate-issues lobbying, and one-on-one meetings
with elected officials.
Political Action Committee
The REALTOR®'s Political Action Committee
encourages individual participation in the political
process to ensure the REALTOR®'s viewpoint
on industry issues is heard at all levels of government.
Communications Network (PCN)
The PCN program is designed to assist HAR and State Legislature by providing an
interchange of information and services for the benefit of both parties. PCN
contacts are responsible for communicating REALTORS® views to legislators
and legislators’ views to HAR.
Member Products and Services
HAR has 37 forms available to assist REALTORS® with their real estate
transactions. Members can download and use ZipForm contract management
software, and access and print blank HAR forms.
The Legal Action Fund provides financial and/or legal assistance in court or
administrative actions brought against members or non members, if the action
may result in the determination or promotion of legal issues, which are of
significance to a substantial portion of HAR members, private property owners,
or the Hawai'i real estate industry in general.
for members to consistently update their knowledge
relating to real estate through programs that
offer prestigious designations
in the Graduate, REALTORS® Institute (GRI),
Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB),
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), and Institute
of Real Estate Management (IREM).
HAR offers REALTORS® an opportunity to learn
and network for personal development and business growth. The meetings are
designed to provide REALTORS® and those active in related industries with
information and education on timely topics, trade expositions that showcase and
demonstrate the most innovative products and services, forums for sharing ideas
and business development opportunities.
List of Upcoming Courses and Events
website is the source for real estate and association information for members,
as well as the general public. The public site contains general information
about HAR and links to other sites, including HAR’s six local boards. The
Members Only section provides REALTORS® with access to government affairs
updates, information about the latest educational opportunities, association
events, downloadable standard forms, and committee information.
The association’s email-based newsletter is distributed weekly. It includes announcement about HAR’s products and services, events, new website features, local and national real estate news.
REALTORS® have an opportunity to work voluntarily on a number of
committees, forums and task forces encompassing virtually every aspect of
interest to members. These are just a few committees REALTORS® can join:
Education, Legislative, Political Affairs and Strategic Planning.