HAR / NAR
The Hawaii Association of REALTORS® (HAR) is the largest professional trade organization in the State of Hawaii.
HAR is recognized in the local community as an organization that is dedicated to the protection and preservation of the free enterprise system and the right of the individual to own real property.
Founded in 1967, HAR has 8,000 members who are active real estate licensees involved in all aspects related to the sale, purchase, exchange or lease of real property in Hawaii. Members belong to one or more of the six affiliated local boards throughout the State and the National Association of REALTORS®. As a member of HAR, a variety of top quality services, programs and activities are available to REALTORS® throughout the year. All of which are designed to enhance REALTORS® business practices. Some of these services include education, legislative support, conventions and seminars, standard forms and membership publication.
The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.
HAR Vision and Goals
The vision of the Hawaii Association of REALTORS® is to be the collective leading-edge force that influences and supports the real estate industry in Hawaii. Our visionary goals are: to be at the forefront of supporting our members in business through political activity and legislative advocacy; to be a source of knowledge that enhances and supports members' professional competence; to be the gateway of information for the real estate industry; to enhance and promote the image of the REALTOR®; and to be recognized as a valuable organization by its membership, Region 13 and the National Association of REALTORS®.
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National Association of REALTORS® Mission and Vision
The core purpose of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is to help its members become more profitable and successful.
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® strives to be the collective force influencing and shaping the real estate industry. It seeks to be the leading advocate of the right to own, use, and transfer real property; the acknowledged leader in developing standards for efficient, effective, and ethical real estate business practices; and valued by highly skilled real estate professionals and viewed by them as crucial to their success. Working on behalf of America's property owners, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® provides a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own, use, and transfer real property.
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