Happy Thanksgiving from HIR! HIR Office will be closed Thursday & Friday

Posted on 11-26-2014

Happy Thanksgiving 2014 from HIR

Join Us & Attend HIR's 48th Annual Installation Banquet and Announcement of the 2014 REALTOR® of the Year!

Posted on 11-21-2014

HIR Weekly E-Mails Delayed

Posted on 11-17-2014

Aloha HIR REALTOR® Members, Sponsors & Affiliates!

Our bulk e-mail provider (Constant Contact) is experiencing technical difficulties, so there may be a delay in you receiving our e-mail messages (ie. This Week @ HIR, Caravan Schedule, etc.). We apologize in advance and appreciate your patience! Please check our Calendar for upcoming events, committee meetings, education, etc.

☼ To view and download the HPP – Orchidland – Ainaloa Caravan Schedule and Kona Caravan schedule this week CLICK HERE. All caravan schedules will be posted on the Caravan Page as soon as it is received from the Coordinator.

☼ To RSVP for the free Hot Topic on HOMEOWNER’S LIABILITY on Tuesday, November 18th at 3PM at the HIR House, Hilo CLICK HERE.

☼ To Register for the 48th Annual Installation Banquet at the Old Kona Airport Large Pavillion on Friday, December 5th at 9AM CLICK HERE. Early Bird special pricing at $45 is extended to Friday, November 21st!

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact HIR Staff at 935-0827 or send an e-mail to admin@hawaiiislandrealtors.org. Thank you!


Posted on 11-04-2014


COST for 3.0 Elective CE Credits:
$50.00 – REALTOR®   |   $60.00 – NON-REALTOR® |
AUDIT FEE (if applicable) $35.00

COST for 2.5 Mandatory Core Credits (Core Part B)
Free – REALTOR®  |  $35.00 – NON-REALTOR®


First Steps to Homeownership
Brought to you by Hawai’i HomeOwnership Center & Hawai’i Island REALTORS®
Instructed by: Dale Tomei
of Hawai’i Home Ownership Center
3.0 Elective CE Credits

 Wednesday, November 5th  from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15  p.m.
Kuakini Tower, #216   (75-5722 Kuakini Hwy., Kailua-Kona)

Wednesday, November 12th  from 1:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
HIR House   (1321 Kinoole Street, Hilo)

Course Description:
HUD housing   counseling agencies are inserted into the home buying process more   often through lending or project requirements.  Are they   another hurdle for home buyers or a partner for REALTORS® to connect buyers   with helpful resources and plan for sustainable homeownership?  Attend   this course and find out what a HUD housing counseling agency is and how they   help homebuyers (and therefore REALTORS®) before, during, and after the   purchase process.  Experience an example of a homebuyer education course   & leave understanding the value of the classes & the agencies that   provide it to your current & future clients as well as yourself.


Exploring   Hawai’i Lands & Maps
Instructed   by: Suzette Nasser  of Title Guaranty
Friday,   November 7, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.   to 12:15 p.m.
HIR House   (1325 Kinoole Street, Hilo)
3 .0 Elective CE Credits
Core Part B 2013-2014
Instructed by: Tracy Lewis
Friday, November 7, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
HIR House   (1325 Kinoole Street, Hilo)
2.5 Mandatory Core CE Credits

Landlord – Tenant Laws 2014
Instructed by panelist from NARPM, COH Office of Housing & Community Development, SOH Dept. of Commerce & Consumer Affairs, and COH Section 8 Housing
3.0 Elective CE Credits
Monday, November 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
West Hawai’i Civic Center – Community Meeting Hale (Bldg G)
(74-5044 Ane Keohokalole, Kailua-Kona)

Course Description: This course provides a comprehensive update and overview of State and Federal Fair Housing Laws and Requirements; including landlord rights and responsibilities, tenant rights and responsibilities, pet deposit versus service animals, medical marijuana and smoking, and other current issues. After successfully completing the course, attendees will understand Chapter 521 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes and how the landlord tenant code affects real estate practices and daily activities.


“Title Insurance & Title Reports Red Flags” in Hilo
Presented by Suzette Nasser
3.0 Elective CE Credits – Repeat CE
Friday, November 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
HIR House (1321 Kinoole Street, Hilo)

Course Description:
This is a comprehensive course on title insurance and how to interpret a title report. Licensees will learn about the processes, pitfalls, and idiosyncrasies that have the potential to delay a closing. This course will enhance their awareness and knowledge of title issues – key requirements for today’s real estate professional. What is covered: title services and products; title insurance policies; title report red flags; and identifying title and resolution issues.

HIR Halloween Costume Contest

Posted on 10-31-2014

~ Results of the HIR Halloween Costume Contest 2014 ~

Thank you to all who participated in the costume contest!

You are the true spirit to the meaning of “HIR Members Taking it to a HIgheR level!”