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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, CRS, 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®


Date & TimeCourseLocal Board

February 6 & 7, 2024
9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. each day

Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange and Foreign InvestorsHonolulu Board of REALTORS®

March 13 & 14, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. each day

Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange and Foreign InvestorsHawai‘i Island REALTORS® and REALTORS® Association of Maui (joint class)

April 2 & 3, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. each day

Property Management & Landlord TenantHonolulu Board of REALTORS®

April 4 & 5, 2024, 1:00 – 4:15 p.m. each day

Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair HousingREALTORS® Association of Maui

April 11 & 12, 2024, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. (Day 1); 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair HousingHawai‘i Island REALTORS®

May 7 & 8, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. each day

Legal IssuesREALTORS® Association of Maui

June 20 & 21, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. each day

Run Your Business Like a BusinessHonolulu Board of REALTORS®

June 20 & 21, 2024, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. (Day 1); 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Property Management & Landlord/TenantHawai‘i Island REALTORS®

June 25 & 26, 2024, 1:00 – 4:15 p.m. each day

Run Your Business Like a BusinessHonolulu Board of REALTORS®

July 9 & 10, 2024, 1:15 – 4:30 p.m. each day

From Contract to ClosingHonolulu Board of REALTORS®

July 15 & 16, 2024, 1:15 – 4:30 p.m. each day

Property Management & Landlord/TenantHonolulu Board of REALTORS®

July 17 & 18, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. each day

From Contract to ClosingREALTORS® Association of Maui

August 1 & 2, 2024, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. (Day 1); 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Day 2)

From Contract to ClosingHawai‘i Island REALTORS®

August 20 & 21, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. each day

Property Management & Landlord/TenantREALTORS® Association of Maui

August 22 & 23, 2024, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. (Day 1); 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Condominium and Planned CommunitiesHawai‘i Island REALTORS®

September 17 & 18, 2024, 1:15 – 4:30 p.m. each day

Legal IssuesHonolulu Board of REALTORS®

October 21, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair HousingHonolulu Board of REALTORS®

November 18 & 19, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. each day

Condominiums & Planned CommunitiesHonolulu Board of REALTORS®

 

*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!

Atsuko Barth

Coldwell Banker Realty

George Lam

Coldwell Banker Realty

Robert Kauffman

Keller Williams Honolulu

Russ Trinidad

Pacific Realty Ventures LLC

Stella Cabana

Berkshire Hathaway HmSvc Hi RE

Warren Fairbanks

Century 21 Island Homes

Suzanne Chen

SHC Real Estate

Akio Suda

ILC & Swell Realty LLC

Casey Aytes

Century 21 iProperties Hawaii

Joelle Foti

Berkshire Hathaway HmSvc Hi RE

Heidi Perreira

Lava Rock Realty

Christina Berry

Century 21 Island Homes