Hawaii Real Estate License Requirements

Do you want to become a real estate agent and get your Hawaii Real Estate License? Colibri Real Estate has taught thousands of aspiring real estate agents in Hawaii, and we make it easy for you to get up to speed on the Hawaii real estate license requirements.

Hawaii real estate requirements

Hawaii Real Estate Salesperson License Requirements

Hawaii State Required Pre-licensing Hours: 60 hours
Colibri Real Estate Hawaii Course Hours Offered: 60 hours

1. General Hawaii Salesperson License Requirements

The general requirements for real estate salespersons defined by the Hawaii Professional Licensing Agency – Real Estate Commission website are as follows:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED

2. Salesperson License Education Requirements in Hawaii

Below are credit hours required for the Hawaii pre-license course to qualify for your salesperson license.

Course TypeRequired Credit Hours
Total Pre-license Course Hours60 hours

3. Additional Salesperson License Requirements in Hawaii

If you meet the general requirements and have completed your required course credit hours, you will need to complete the following steps to get your Salesperson license:

  • Apply for the Hawaii Salesperson examination
  • Submit fingerprints for a criminal background check
  • Successfully pass the Hawaii Salesperson licensing exam with a score of 70% or higher
  • Obtain sponsorship from a licensed Hawaii broker
  • Complete the Hawaii Real Estate License application

Regulatory Notes:

Obtaining Certificate of Course Completion: Upon completion of the course, Colibri Real Estate will provide you an electronic certificate of completion in your account dashboard. Course completion dates are recorded using Central Standard Time, therefore that will be the time reflected on your certificate.

Roster Process: Within 10 days of successful completion of the prelicense course, applicants will receive a link via email from the school to the School Completion Certificate. Course completion information is posted directly to the student’s MyPVL account through the Real Estate Branch website within 10 days of course completion.
Roster Sent: Every 7 days

Hawaii Real Estate Commission
Website: https://cca.hawaii.gov/reb/
Phone: (808) 586-2643
Fax: (808) 586-2650
Address: P.O. Box 3469 Honolulu, HI  96801
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Good to Know

The information provided is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Hawaii Real Estate Commission. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board’s site.

If you hold Real Estate licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state’s requirements.

Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It’s ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.