Hawaii State Bar Foundation

About Us


The Hawaii State Bar Foundation is a nonprofit organization organized exclusively for the following purposes:

(1) To promote justice through programs such as access to justice for persons in need of legal services, civics education, and other public service programs and projects, including programs and projects of the Hawaii State Bar Association;

(2) To improve the administration of justice through the creation, development, funding, and delivery of continuing professional and legal education, and leadership, mentoring and other programs for the legal profession;

(3) To support the charitable, scientific, literary, religious, or educational missions of the Hawaii State Bar Association, its Divisions, and Committees; and

(4) To operate exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary, religious or educational     purposes, within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code(or the corresponding provision of any future United States internal revenue law) (the "Code").

The HSBA is the sole member of the Hawaii State Bar Foundation, and elects all of the Hawaii State Bar Foundation’s Directors.


2014 Hawaii State Bar Foundation Board


Full Name Position Term Start Term End
Louise K.Y. Ing President 1/1/2013 12/31/2015
Rai Saint Chu Vice President 1/1/2013 12/31/2015
Curtis Saiki Treasurer 1/1/2013 12/31/2014
Bart Howk Secretary 1/1/2013 12/31/2014
Jodene Arakaki Director 1/1/2014 12/31/2016
Caryn Okinaga Director 1/1/2014 12/31/2016
Jeffrey H.K. Sia Director 1/1/2013 12/31/2015
Carol L. Tom Director 1/1/2014 12/31/2016
Lynne T.T. Toyofuku Director 1/1/2013 12/31/2014
Justice Simon Acoba (ret.) Advisor N/A N/A
Calvin Young Ex Officio N/A N/A

Supporting Documents

Articles of Incorporation


Hawaii State Bar Foundation Bylaws

IRS 501(c)(3) HSBF Tax Determination Letter  

For more information on the Hawaii State Bar Foundation, please e-mail us at info@hsba.org