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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 Business6 Hours
 Representation, Practical Ethics and Fair Housing6 Hours
 Legal Issues6 Hours
 From Contract to Closing6 Hours
 Condominiums and Planned Communities6 Hours
 Property Management and Landlord/Tenant6 Hours
 Strategies of Listing: Getting the Listing3 Hours
 Strategies of Listing: Establishing Marketing Value (CMA)3 Hours
 Strategies of Finance: Know the Borrower3 Hours
 Strategies of Finance: Loan Choices3 Hours
 Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange & Foreign Investors6 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

Please contact the respective local board directly to register for the courses listed below. Contact and registration information are available at:

Hawai‘i Island REALTORS®

Honolulu Board of REALTORS®

Kaua‘i Board of REALTORS®

REALTORS® Association of Maui

West Hawai‘i Association of REALTORS®


 DateCourseLocal Board
 March 23 & 24, 2022Property Management & Landlord/TenantREALTORS® Association of Maui
 February 24 & 25, 2022Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair HousingHonolulu Board of REALTORS®
 April 6 & 7, 2022Broker Awareness Part 1REALTORS® Association of Maui
 April 6 & 7, 2022Property Management & Landlord/TenantHonolulu Board of REALTORS®
 April 7 & 8, 2022Representation. Practical Ethics & Fair HousingHawai‘i Island REALTORS®
 May 10 & 11, 2022Broker Awareness Part 2REALTORS® Association of Maui
 May 16 & 17, 2022Property Management & Landlord/TenantWest Hawai‘i Association of REALTORS®
 May 26 & 27, 2022Legal IssuesREALTORS® Association of Maui
 June 2 & 3, 2022Run Your Business Like a BusinessHonolulu Board of REALTORS®
 June 9 & 10, 2022Condominium & Planned CommunitiesREALTORS® Association of Maui
 July 6 & 7, 2022Property Management & Landlord/TenantKaua‘i Board of REALTORS®
 June 27 & 28, 2022Property Management & Landlord/TenantHawai‘i Island REALTORS®
 July 21 & 22, 2022Run Your Business Like a BusinessKaua‘i Board of REALTORS®
 July 26 & 27, 2022Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange and Foreign InvestorsHawai‘i REALTORS®
 August 4 & 5, 2022From Contract to ClosingHawai‘i Island REALTORS®
 August 18 & 19, 2022Broker Awareness Part 1REALTORS® Association of Maui
 August 24 & 25, 2022From Contract to ClosingHonolulu Board of REALTORS®
 September 8 & 9, 2022Broker Awareness Part 2REALTORS® Association of Maui
 September 29 & 30, 2022Condominium & Planned CommunitiesHawai‘i Island REALTORS®
 October 20 & 21, 2022Run Your Business Like a BusinessREALTORS® Association of Maui
 November 3 & 4, 2022Run Your Business Like a BusinessHawai‘i Island REALTORS®
 November 15 & 16, 2022Condominium & Planned CommunitiesHonolulu Board of REALTORS®
 December 8 & 9, 2022From Contract to ClosingREALTORS® 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!

Stephanie Branco

Corcoran Pacific Properties LLC

Kristin Moreland

Hiki No Realty, LLC

Kimberly McKeague

Pacific International Realty

Linda Hussey

Hawaii Life RealEstate Brokers

Rosario Jardinaso

Coldwell Banker Realty

Shari-Lynne Aguilar

Corcoran Pacific Properties

Beverly Crudele

Venture Sotheby’s International Realty        

Arlene Sarte

Locations LLC

Roy Romero

List Sotheby’s Int’l Realty

Justine Stevens

Keller Williams Honolulu

Michael Cardone

CardOneRealty Corp.

Doug Weber

Weber Realty Group

Mia Park

Fine Island Properties LLC

Caleb Palmer

Hawaii Life RealEstate Brokers

Andrea Vasconcellos

eXp Realty

Freddie Cantorna

Fine Island Properties LLC

Tiffany Higa-Doi

Coldwell Banker Realty.

Ayano Castillo

Hawaiian Dream Investment Properties, LLC

Ruddy Li

RE/MAX Honolulu

Linda Yadao

Savio Realty Ltd.

Kim Cobb-Adams Stroud

eXp Realty LLC

C Kapono Pa

Savio Realty Ltd.

Christi Keliikoa

Diamond Real Estate Professionals

Keiki Kobayashi

Pacific Lifestyle Properties LLC

Yoko Humphries

eXp Realty

Nelson Caidente

Coldwell Banker Realty

Joe Kindrich

Century 21 iProperties Hawaii

Michele Paape

Venture Sotheby’s Int’l Realty

Darryl Ng

Darts Property Management

Daniela Dooley

Coldwell Banker Island Properties

Joy Dillon

Mary Begier Realty

Nana Isono

Sachi HI Pacific Century Prop.

Paz Cateil

Locations LLC

Teri Takata

Hawaii Life RealEstate Brokers

Kimberly McKeague

Keller Williams Honolulu

Jay Brown

Hawaii Premier Homes, LLC

Alexandra Joseph

Compass

Van An Le

Coldwell Banker Realty.

Li Hay

Keller Williams Realty Maui