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  • Cost: $30 (members) | Registrations will be taken through December 3rd | For guest registration, email [email protected]
  • Early-bird registration ends Fri., November 19th to receive a mailer which will include a coffee gift card courtesy of HiCentral MLS as well as a $15 food gift card so that GMM lunch is on us
  • First 350 members to register will also receive a GMM favor

*ATTENDEES: make sure you sign up for our Whova virtual event platform to participate via your computer and/or download the mobile app to participate while on the go -- using the email that you used to register for GMM.

Tech Assistance: If you need assistance during GMM, contact 732-3000.

Together with our sponsors, we're going virtual once more to present three days of educational sessions and fun! Join us for sessions designed to enhance your professional development. Friday will culminate with our 2022 HBR and HiCentral MLS Board of Directors installation, and the announcement of our award winners (HBR's REALTOR® of the Year, 2021 Aloha 'Aina REALTOR® Awards, and more!). 

Learn more about each company and the dedicated team members waiting to help you and your clients at our Sponsor page. 

Schedule at a Glance: Wednesday |  ThursdayFriday

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Session details and panelists/speakers are subject to change


 1:30 PM

Welcome to Day 1: Holiday Magic Starts at HBR
Magic by Kaulana

2:00 - 2:50 PM

Session 1 - Being in the Hot Seat
What is it like to be in a hearing? Panelists share how they write you up and best practices for keeping good documentation that will prove helpful if you're ever in the hot seat.

Panel: John Connelley, R, Lorraine Fukumae, R, Grace Koreyasu, R, Mark Stewart, R, and Joyce Tsubota, R, and Moderator - Lynn Murison, HBR Professional Standards Senior Administrator

Session sponsored by: Central Pacific Bank

 2:50 - 3:40 PM

Session 2 - RPAC Update: Where does your Investment Go?
A one-on-one discussion about how the REALTORS® Political Action Committee has impacted your business.

Speakers: Darryl Macha, R, RPAC Trustee and Major Investor, Stephanie Nojima, HBR Director of Programs

Session sponsored by: First Hawaiian Bank

 3:40 - 4:30 PM

Session 3 - Stats 2.0: What do the Numbers Mean?
An overview of the recent changes to HBR's monthly statistical reports and practical applications of the data from our Advisory Group.

Panel: Advisory Group members - Scott Bradley, R, Jenny Brady, R, and Sue Ann Lee, R; Cheryl Enriques, HBR Research Analyst; and Moderator - Chad Takesue, 2021 HBR President-Elect

Session sponsored by: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

4:30 PM

Pau Hana Fun: Walking in a Winter Emojiland
Can you guess the Christmas song using emojis?



 1:30 PM

Day 2 Networking Activity: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like BINGO!
Let's play Christmas song BINGO

 2:00 - 2:50 PM

Session 4 - REALTORS® Must do Better!
When it comes to the Seller's Real Property Disclosure Statement (SRPDS) and the Purchase Contract, REALTORS® must do better! Panelists clear the confusion regarding when a contract becomes binding, how F-2 and F-3 impact other Purchase Contract elements, and general REALTOR® responsibilities. 

Panel: Kalama Kim, R, Laura Lewis, R, Dusty Woodstock, R, and Moderator - Chris Fidelibus, R

Session sponsored by: Title Guaranty

 2:50 - 3:40 PM

Session 5 - MLS Hot Issues: Avoid the Fines!
Discussion of hot issues related to the MLS including the Department of Justice (DOJ) and NAR policy issues, Exempted/Office Exclusive/Coming Soon, and best practices to avoid getting fined.

Panel: John Climaldi, R, 2021 HiCentral MLS Vice President, Fran Gendrano, R, HiCentral MLS Past President, Michael Fry, HiCentral MLS Director

Session sponsored by: HiCentral MLS, Ltd.

3:40 - 4:30 PM 

Session 6 - Tenant-occupied Sales: Do you Know the Legal Process?
Residential sales with tenant-occupied properties can be tricky. Panelists discuss the responsibilities of the tenant, property manager, listing agent, and buyer's agent.

Panel: Amanda Han, R, Duke Kimhan, R, Nathan Aipa, HBR Legal Counsel, and Moderator - Lurline Johnson, R

Session sponsored by: Aligned Mortgage

 4:30 PM

Pau Hana Fun: Santa Tell Me, Do you Like Music?
Music by Matt Wong, RA



8:30 AM

Day 3: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree Sing-along
Get into the holiday spirit with a Christmas sing-along with Cyd Kamakea

9:00 - 9:40 AM

Session 7 - Tax Issues Update
What tax issues are being considered and how would they impact real estate?

Speaker: Chris Bird, CFP

Session sponsored by: American Savings Bank

9:40 - 10:20 AM

Session 8 - Coffee Talk with NAR's CEO
Bob Goldberg, CEO, gives us a NAR update 

Session sponsored by: Title Guaranty

 10:20 -11:00 AM

Session 9 - First-time Homebuying: Yes it can be Done!
Recent success stories of first-time homebuyers show us that local residents do not have to be priced out of paradise.

Panel: Hazel Roces, R, Anson Shimabukuro, RA, Spencer Lee, and Moderator - Rhibecca Martin, RA

Session sponsored by: Bank of Hawaii

11:00 AM

Stay with us for a musical performance by Tavana

11:30 AM

GMM Program:

  • 2021 and 2022 HBR President's Remarks
  • Announcement of award winners
  • Installation of 2022 HBR and HiCentral MLS Board of Directors
  • Door prize winners

1:10 PM

Pau Hana Fun: Joy to the World, it’s Drinking Time
Learn how to make a special cocktail step by step


Mahalo to our Sponsors

Bank of Hawaii
Central Pacific Bank
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Aligned Mortgage
American Savings Bank
First Hawaiian Bank
Title Guaranty Hawaii
HiCentral MLS, Ltd.
Compass Home Loans LLC
Fidelity National Title & Escrow of HI., Inc.
Finance Factors, LTD
First American Title
First Hawaii Title
Guaranteed Rate
Guild Mortgage Company
Old Republic Exchange
Old Republic Title & Escrow of Hawaii
Veterans United Home Loans of Hawaii
Premier Title & Escrow of Hawaii

Sponsor page: Learn more about each company and the dedicated team members waiting to help you and your clients - here