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Real Estate Classes


Russ Goode Seminars specializes in training residential real estate salespersons and brokers. We offer a number of classes in Hawaii: Professional Continuing Education, Salesperson and Broker classes. Call for details. Our students PASS the State!

» Download the 2017 Core A PDF file

M. Russell (Russ) Goode, Jr.
Realtor, CRS, SRES, GRI, MBA

Next Broker's Class

× January 16th - February 20th, 2018

LOCATION |   Bank of Hawaii Bldg., 1451 S. King St., #310
TIME |   Tues. & Thurs. afternoon, all day Saturday.  

Please contact instructor, Russ Goode for more information and to register at 387-5008 or email

Russ Goode Seminars

Continuing Education Courses, 2017/2018:

Please note that credit cards will not be taken at the class.  If you wish to pay by credit card please register and pay online.


  • Core A:   2017-2018 "Technology":  The Good, The Bad & the Evil, Clients Trust Accounts & the 2017 Real Estate-Related Legislative Update.
    » Download the 2017 Core A PDF file
  • Core B:   2017-2018 Agency and the Practice of Dual Agency

Please note, Core A and Core B are required to renew your license for the 2017/2018 biennium.

See a list of online classes under Online Classes.



OFFICE: (808) 597-1111

CELL: (808) 387-5008

FAX: (866) 698-5184

Check Your CE Status Online:
The Hawaii Real Estate Commission is encouraging real estate licensees to view their continuing education (CE) status online. Check your CE status here. Log-in with your real estate license number and the last four digits of your social security number. Questions? Call REC at 586-2643. If you have further questions or concerns about any material listed here, please contact Russ Goode Seminars at 597-1111 or

Core Course Update

The 2017 - 2018 mandatory continuing education core courses

The Core A course will be available in a live classroom and online format through 2018. It covers the laws promulgated by the           2017-2018 Hawaii State Legislature, technology, and client trust accounts.

The Core B course is now available in a live classroom format until 2018.  Core B is the 3 credit hour MANDATORY CE class that is required to renew your real estate license for the next biennium. It consists of a review of the 2018 Hawaii State Legislature.

Core A and Core B will be available as an online classes here:

Check here frequently for new classes!


To Register click on calendar date twice or on the house to the right

List of Classes

Our Instructors

M. Russell (Russ) Goode, Jr.

Realtor, CRS, SRES, GRI, MBA

Russ Goode has trained residential real estate salespersons and brokers for over 25 years. His expert witness experience concentrates on the standard of care for residential real estate agents.

Present Positions:

Real Estate Consultant, Realty Network Hawaii

Real Estate Instructor, Russ Goode Seminars

In 1989 Russ earned the coveted CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designation, a distinction possessed by less than 5% of the country's realtors.  In addition to his MBA in Finance, Russ has completed many courses on real estate leasing, exchanging, management, appraisal, counseling, taxes, mortgages, foreclosures, negotiation, and creative financing.

Russ has been certified by the Hawaii Real Estate Commission as a Salesperson and Broker Prelicensing Instructor since 1983 and a Continuing Education Instructor since 1989.  An outstanding instructor, Russ periodically teaches real estate courses for the University of Hawaii, the Hawaii Association of Realtors, real estate firms and the general public.  In 1997, Russ was honored as the Hawaii Association of Realtors "Educator of the Year."

Active in the community, Russ is a past president of the Hawaii Mental Health Association, and Aloha United Way speaker, a Rotarian, a former Director of the Honolulu Board of Realtors and a recipient of their community services award.  He is a member of New Hope Christian Fellowship and is active on their Drama Team.  His hobbies are acting and handwriting analysis.


  • BA, History, Pennsylvania State University, 1958
  • MBA, Finance, University of Colorado, 1974
  • GRI, Graduate Realtors Institute of Hawaii, 1979
  • CRS, Certified Residential Specialist, 1989
  • SRES, Senior Real Estate Specialist, 2003
  • Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force (Retired), 1958-1979
Russ Goode

Randy L. Prothero, (R), ABR, AHWD, CRS, ePRO, GRI, SFR

(808) 384-5645


Randy Prothero is not only a highly experienced and recognized realtor, but he is also an active member of the community: leadership positions in chess clubs, soccer organization, and the State Civil Defense Advisory Council, to name a few. Here are Randy's real estate credentials.

  • Real Estate License:  Real Estate Broker, State of Hawaii
  • Chairman:  Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, Leeward Regional Group
  • CE Instructor:  Mandatory "Core B" & Elective "Getting Purchase Contracts Accepted and to Closing"
  • Member:  City Affairs Committee, Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  • Member:  Mediation Committee/ Ombudsman, Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
  • Director:  CRS Aloha Chapter - Board of Directors
  • Designation:  SFR (Short Sales and Foreclosure Expert)
  • Designation:  ABR (Acredited Buyer's Representative)
  • Designation:  GRI (Graduate REALTOR® Institute)
  • Designation:  e-PRO (Certified Internet Professional)
  • Designation:  CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
  • Certification:  ADWD (At Home With Diversity)
  • 2009 Master Emerald Level Sales Award Winner - Century 21
  • 2008 Master Emerald Level Sales Award Winner - Century 21
  • 2006 Masters Ruby Level Sales Award Winner - Century 21
  • 2005 Masters Diamond Level Sales Award Winner - Century 21
Randy Prothero

Online Classes!

The 2016 Mandatory Continuing Education
Core Courses Are Here!

Core course A will be available in a live classroom and online format through 2018.

Great news! Russ Goode Seminars has partnered with ProSchools to provide Online Continuing Education courses. Get started with online classes here: and enter the word HAWAII on the Course Catalog line.


  • Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices | 3
  • Listing and Selling HUD Homes | 4
  • Home Inspection in Real Estate Practice | 3
  • Hawaii Real Estate Commission 2015-2016 Core Course - Part B | 4
  • Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising | 3
  • Green Real Estate | 3
  • Evolving Real Estate Finance Laws: What You Need to Know | 3
  • Hawaii 12-Hour Elective Renewal Package | 12
  • Introduction to Brokerage Management | 3
  • Real Estate Law | 4
  • Principles of Commercial Real Estate | 3
  • Leading and Communicating Effectively | 3
  • Ethics in Real Estate | 4
  • Ethical Real Estate: The NAR Code | 3
  • Hawaii Real Estate Commission 2015-2016 Core Course - Part A | 4
  • Anti-Discrimination Laws | 3
  • Ethics: Disclosure and CooperationShort Sales | 3
  • Qualifying the Buyer Under New Regulations | 3
Russ Goode Seminars - Online Classes
Russ Goode Seminars - Online Classes


Picture ID and a current real estate pocket card or notification of license status from the Real Estate Commission (REC) will be required at class check in.  Statement of policy on refund, cancellation and issuance of certificates and terms of attendance:  Russ Goode Seminars reserves the right to cancel a course for lack of sufficient enrollment one week prior to the scheduled course date.  If the course is canceled, all tuition will be refunded.  There is a $25 service fee for returned checks.


Upon successful completion of each continuing education course, RGS will notify the Hawaii Real Estate Commission. Students may then download their course completion from  Click on My CE Status. Select RB or RS in the first box. In the second box, fill in your license number off of your pocket cardfill.  In the next box, enter the last four digits of your SSN.  Click on SUBMIT. At the bottom of the page, all of the courses you have taken is listed; click the page icon to the right of the class certificate you wish to print.  A check mark will appear.  Click on the box ORDER RE-ORDER.  Click on OPEN at the PDF box.  The certificate will appear; click on File and then PRINT.

THE REGISTRATION FORM THAT WAS ON THIS PAGE IS NO LONGER REQUIRED IN ORDER TO REGISTER FOR RUSS GOODE SEMINARS CLASSES. Go to the calendar on our Welcome Page, select your class, and click on "Register For Class." You will be connected directly to the Class Selection page where you can register for your classes. Mahalo!

Russ Goode Seminars
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Class will begin on Time! Please arrive 30 minutes early to complete Registration.

Bring your form confirmation and a copy of your pocket card to Class.

PLEASE don't forget your Sense of Humor!


OFFICE: (808) 597-1111

CELL: (808) 387-5008

FAX: (866) 698-5184

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