Hawai‘i REALTORS®
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Executive Summary

BREAKING: Governor’s Office Clarifies Essential Real Estate Services

President Jack Legal addresses members on clarification received from the Governor's Office

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State and County COVID-19 Resources

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State Real Estate Practice

 

Eviction Moratorium

The Hawai‘i State Eviction Moratorium ended on August 6, 2021. The new CDC eviction moratorium is in place through October 3, 2021. For details on the CDC eviction moratorium and important info on Act 57 (concerning evictions in Hawai‘i), please refer to our FAQ.

Resources:

DCCA Landlord/Tenant FAQs: State Provides Guidance for Homeowners and RentersLandlord Tenant FAQs (Updated to Address Eviction Moratorium)

Mediation Services 

Rent Relief Program Links:
*This list may be subject to change based on funding & deadlines.

Statewide: Department of Hawaiian Home Lands Rent Assistance Program for Hawaiian Families During COVID-19; Catholic Charities Hawai‘i Rent Assistance and Mediation Program 

COVID-19 Amendment/Addendum Form

In response to the circumstances that may affect transactions during this pandemic, the Hawai‘i REALTORS® Standard Forms Committee created this new form. The form was approved in a special meeting by the Board of Directors on March 27, 2020.

 

 

Resources for Principal Brokers & Brokers-in-Charge

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

As of April 1, businesses with less than 500 employees were required to comply with the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). This general overview outlines the major areas for compliance.

Legal Kokua Program 

Our Legal Kokua program includes a hotline for Principal Brokers and Brokers-in-Charge seeking legal guidance. Call (808) 733-7060 and ask for Legal Kokua. This program also provides general legal guidance articles for members.

 

Professional Development

Real Estate Education:

Right Tools, Right Now

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, NAR revived its Right Tools, Right Now initiative, which was activated in 2009. This makes new and existing NAR products and services available for FREE or at a significant discount. Resources include webinars, education courses, digital tools, and more.

Professional Development Directory 

Browse to find learning and development opportunities from the NAR family of subsidiaries, affiliates, licensed providers, and state or local associations.

Resources:

NAR Library Archives

Members can sign in using their NRDS number and gain immediate access to ebooks and audiobooks.

Hawaii State Public Library

The Hawaii State Public Library system has expanded its free digital offerings including ebooks, Mango language learning, and Kanopy video services. Those without a library card can register for a temporary online card.

Webinars

Miss registering or attending one of our webinars? Go to our webinar archive for recordings.

Finance

SBA Loans

Find out about SBA loans via their website.

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 

This program ended on September 4, 2021. Visit pua.hawaii.gov for more information.

 

Health & Safety

COVID-19 Health Information

For updates on the disease and information on how to stay safe, refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the State of Hawai‘i Department of Health.

Disinfecting Information and Guidelines

Guidance on How to Disinfect a Home 

EPA List of Disinfectants Effective Against COVID-19