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Graduate, REALTOR® Institute

REALTORS® with the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation earned $27,000 more annually and reported an increase in referrals their first year with the designation.

~ 2013 NAR Member Profile

  • Nationally Accredited. The Hawai‘i Association of REALTORS® GRI program meets the accreditation standards of the National Association of REALTORS®.
  • Two for the Price of One. GRI classes may also count towards Continuing Education credits. Also, other NAR designation and certification courses count toward GRI elective credits.
  • No Annual Fees. While many professional REALTOR® designations require annual dues, GRI does not.
  • Stand Out from the Crowd. The GRI designation lets clients and other real estate professionals know that you have the professional edge and have a solid grasp of the real estate fundamentals.

Designation Requirements

The new GRI program now requires 60 hours of courses (54 Hours of Mandatory and 6 Hours of Electives.)

Mandatory Courses:

  Run Your Business Like a Business 6 Hours
  Representation, Practical Ethics and Fair Housing 6 Hours
  Legal Issues 6 Hours
  From Contract to Closing 6 Hours
  Condominiums and Planned Communities 6 Hours
  Property Management and Landlord/Tenant 6 Hours
  Strategies of Listing: Getting the Listing 3 Hours
  Strategies of Listing: Establishing Marketing Value (CMA) 3 Hours
  Strategies of Finance: Know the Borrower 3 Hours
  Strategies of Finance: Loan Choices 3 Hours
  Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange & Foreign Investors 6 Hours
TOTAL: 54 HOURS

One Elective Course (course must be a minimum of 6 hours):

One of NAR or NAR’s affiliated institute courses: CRB, CRB, CCIM, CIPS, IREM, ABR, etc.

The final requirement is submittal of a GRI Application when your course requirements are completed.

Download Course Descriptions
Download Application Form

GRI Course Schedule

  Date Course Local Board
  January 26, 2021 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant - Part 1 Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  January 27, 2021 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant - Part 2 Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  February 3, 2021 Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair Housing - Part 1 Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  February 4, 2021 Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair Housing - Part 2 Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  February 25, 2021 Condominiums & Planned Communities - Part 1 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  February 26, 2021 Condominiums & Planned Communities - Part 2 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  April 15, 2021 Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair Housing - Part 1 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  April 16, 2021 Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair Housing - Part 2 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  April 15, 2021 Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair Housing - Part 1 Hawai‘i Island REALTORS®
  April 16, 2021 Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair Housing - Part 2 Hawai‘i Island REALTORS®
  June 17, 2021 Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange, and Foreign Investors - Part 1 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  June 18, 2021 Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange, and Foreign Investors - Part 2 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  June 17, 2021 Legal Issues - Part 1 Hawai‘i Island REALTORS®
  June 18, 2021 Legal Issues - Part 2 Hawai‘i Island REALTORS®
  August 19, 2021 Legal Issues - Part 1 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  August 20, 2021 Legal Issues - Part 2 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  August 26, 2021 From Contract to Closing - Part 1 Hawai‘i Island REALTORS®
  August 27, 2021 From Contract to Closing - Part 2 Hawai‘i Island REALTORS®
  October 14, 2021 From Contract to Closing - Part 1 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  October 15, 2021 From Contract to Closing - Part 2 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  December 2, 2021 Run Your Business Like a Business - Part 1 Hawai‘i Island REALTORS®
  December 3, 2021 Run Your Business Like a Business - Part 2 Hawai‘i Island REALTORS®
  December 9, 2021 Run Your Business Like a Business - Part 1 REALTORS® Association of Maui
  December 10, 2021 Run Your Business Like a Business - Part 2 REALTORS® Association of Maui

 

*The schedule may be subject to change.

GRI Instructors

GRI instructors are an essential component to the GRI program. The instructors are willing and eager to share their knowledge and skills with other REALTORS®.

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Gae Callaway

GRI, SRS

Gae Callaway

GRI, SRS

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Arabel Camblor

CRB, CRS, GRI

Arabel Camblor

CRB, CRS, GRI

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Berton Hamamoto

ABR, CRB, CRS, CFP

Berton Hamamoto

ABR, CRB, CRS, CFP

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Beth Holiday

ABR, CRB, GRI, CDEI

Beth Holiday

ABR, CRB, GRI, CDEI

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Lurline Johnson

ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI

Lurline Johnson

ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI

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Brad Konishi

CPA

Brad Konishi

CPA

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Everett Kaneshige

Everett Kaneshige

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Eren Look

GRI

Eren Look

GRI

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Trudy Nishihara

CIPS, CRB, CRS, BPOR

Trudy Nishihara

CIPS, CRB, CRS, BPOR

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James Stone, Jr.

Attorney-At-Law

James Stone, Jr.

Attorney-At-Law

Cherie Tsukamoto

Cherie Tsukamoto

ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, SRES

Cherie Tsukamoto

ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, SRES

Congratulations GRI Graduates!

Litton Ludwig

List Sotheby’s Int’l Realty

Chase Kinoshita

Vesta Hawaii Real Estate

Nathalie Champion

NextHome KU Realty

Arlene Sarte

Locations LLC

Karine Wedemeyer

Venture Sothebys Intl Realty

Jade Halama

Elite Pacific Properties, LLC

Lauren Lee

HI Choice Realty

Doug Weber

Weber Realty Group

Mia Park

Fine Island Properties LLC

Caleb Palmer

Hawaii Life RealEstate Brokers

Freddie Cantorna

Fine Island Properties LLC

Tiffany Higa-Doi

Coldwell Banker Realty.

Julia Napua Fetzer

Hawaii Life RealEstate Brokers

Jen Tempchin

Maui Ohana Real Estate LLC

Yuko Osakabe

Equity First Realty Hawaii LLC

Marvis Smith

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Hawaii Realty

Michele Paape

Venture Sotheby’s Int’l Realty

Darryl Ng

Darts Property Management

Lovette Llantos

Keller Williams Realty Maui

Brenda Mikowychok

Big Island Brokers

Nana Isono

Sachi HI Pacific Century Prop.

Christina Dwight

Commercial Inv. Strategies

Paz Cateil

Locations LLC

Paris Fernandez

Coldwell Banker Pacific Prop.

Teri Takata

Hawaii Life RealEstate Brokers

Wendy Doana

Locations LLC

Kimberly McKeague

Keller Williams Honolulu

Jay Brown

Hawaii Premier Homes, LLC

Stacie Segovia

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

Rads Felix

Coldwell Banker Pacific Prop.

Virginia Dixon

Windermere C & H LLC

Van An Le

Coldwell Banker Realty.