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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.
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

GRI Course Schedule

  Date Course Local Board
  January 24, 2020 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  February 5, 2020 Representation, Practical Ethics & Fair Housing Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  February 7, 2020 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant Hawaii Island REALTORS®
  February 7, 2020 Run Your Business Like a Business REALTORS® Association of Maui
  March 13, 2020 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  May 4, 2020 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  May 29, 2020 From Contract to Closing Hawaii Island REALTORS®
  June 17, 2020 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant West Hawaii Association of REALTORS®
  July 2, 2020 Legal Issues Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  July 8, 2020 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  August 14, 2020 From Contract to Closing REALTORS® Association of Maui
  August 12, 2020 Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange, and Foreign Investors West Hawaii Association of REALTORS®
  August 20, 2020 Condominiums & Planned Communities REALTORS® Association of Maui
  September 2, 2020 Residential Tax Rules, 1031 Exchange, and Foreign Investors Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  September 15, 2020 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  September 18, 2020 Condominiums & Planned Communities Hawaii Island REALTORS®
  October 14, 2020 From Contract to Closing West Hawaii Association of REALTORS®
  October 16, 2020 legal Issues REALTORS® Association of Maui
  November 6, 2020 Condominiums & Planned Communities Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  November 6, 2020 Run Your Business Like a Business Hawaii Island REALTORS®
  November 18. 2020 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  December 3, 2020 Run Your Business Like a Business Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  December 10, 2020 Property Management & Landlord/Tenant REALTORS® Association of Maui

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

Karine Wedemeyer

Venture Sothebys Intl Realty

Jade Halama

Elite Pacific Properties, LLC

Lauren Lee

HI Choice 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

Lovette Llantos

Keller Williams Realty Maui

Brenda Mikowychok

Big Island Brokers

Christina Dwight

Commercial Inv. Strategies

Paris Fernandez

Coldwell Banker Pacific Prop.

Wendy Doana

Locations LLC

Stacie Segovia

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

Rads Felix

Coldwell Banker Pacific Prop.

Virginia Dixon

Windermere C & H LLC