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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
  NAR e-PRO Certification Course 6 Hours
TOTAL: 54 HOURS

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

One of HAR’s Elective GRI Courses:

• Land Use and Development

• Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange & Foreign Investors

or

One of NAR or NAR’s affiliated institute courses: CRB, CRB, CCIM, CIPS, IREM, ABR, etc.
Note: Several of these courses are offered online at the REALTOR® University.

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

Download Course Descriptions
Download Application Form

2018 GRI Course Schedule

  Date Course Local Board
  January 11, 2018 Run Your Business Like A Business REALTORS® Association of Maui
  January 29, 2018 Property Management & Landlord Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  February 23, 2018 Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange, Foreign Investors Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  March 16, 2018 Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair Housing Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  March 22, 2018 Land Use and Development REALTORS® Association of Maui
  April 4, 2018 e-PRO West Hawaii Association of REALTORS®
  April 6, 2018 e-PRO Kauai Board of REALTORS®
  April 13, 2018 Legal Issues Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  May 15, 2018 Property Management & Landlord Tenant Kauai Board of REALTORS®
  May 4, 2018 Property Management & Landlord Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  May 18, 2018 From Contract to Closing Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  May 25, 2018 Land Use and Development Hawaii Island REALTORS®
  June 1, 2018 Land Use & Development Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  June 1, 2018 Property Management & Landlord Tenant REALTORS® Association of Maui
  July 19, 2018 Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange, Foreign Investors REALTORS® Association of Maui
  July 27, 2018 Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange, Foreign Investors West Hawaii Association of REALTORS®
  July 30, 2018 Property Management & Landlord Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  September 14, 2018 Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange, Foreign Investors Hawaii Island REALTORS®
  September 20, 2018 Condominiums & Planned Communities REALTORS® Association of Maui
  September 21, 2018 Property Management & Landlord Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  September 28, 2018 Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair Housing West Hawaii Association of REALTORS®
  September 28, 2018 Condominiums & Planned Communities Hawaii Island REALTORS®
  October 2, 2018 Condominiums & Planned Communities Kauai Board of REALTORS®
  November 9, 2018 Condominiums & Planned Communities Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  November 9, 2018 Representation, Practical Ethic, & Fair Housing REALTORS® Association of Maui
  November 19, 2018 Property Management & Landlord Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  December 4, 2018 How to Run Your Business Like a Business Honolulu Board of REALTORS®

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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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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Leonard Loventhal

Leonard Loventhal

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Trudy Nishihara

CIPS, CRB, CRS, BPOR

Trudy Nishihara

CIPS, CRB, CRS, BPOR

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Tracy Stice

ABR, CRB, CRS, e-PRO, Green, GRI, RSPS, SRS

Tracy Stice

ABR, CRB, CRS, e-PRO, Green, GRI, RSPS, SRS

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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!

Cathy Tong

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

Jaffy Lau

Apartment Advisers LLC

So Young Lee

Real Estate Strategies, LLC

Jim Wrzesinski

Island Sotheby’s International Realty

Scott Wrzesinski

Island Sotheby’s International Realty

Alicia Ho

Keller Williams Honolulu

Konrad Kendrick

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

Winnie Chan

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

Kin Ching

Kin H Ching

Kanani Ching

Marcus & Associates, Inc.

Noreen Fernandez

Savio Realty

Christine Louie

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

Jeffrey Lyons

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

David Moyer

Hawaii Sands Realty

Veronica Munez

Redfin Corporation

Kelly Swanson

Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers

Emil Svrcina

Home Team Hawaii of Keller Williams

Yuta Yokoyama

HOMETIQUE

Colin Beal

Hawaii Military Realty, Inc.

Veronica Munez

Redfin Corporation

Sandra Jones

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

Steven Mattus

Keller Williams Honolulu