Can you see yourself in the driver seat?

Join us at the Annual Fundraising Dinner

For a wealth of exciting items by Silent Auction

The Bidding Opens July 19, 2008

2008 MINI Cooper:

Color to be determined

Leatherette Interior

Automatic Transmission

Chrome Trim Interior

White Bonnet Stripes

Power Windows

Power Door Locks

AM/FM CD Player

Opening Bid Price: $21,550.00*

*The bidder is responsible for sales tax, license fee $157.88, safety check $15.35 and $195.00 doc. fee.

Net proceeds from the Dinner will benefit the Hawaii Justice Foundation, the Friends of Family Specialty Court and HSBA’s Public Service Account.

Aloha State Stories: The Promise of Justice for All premieres at the July 19 Annual Fundraising Dinner at the Hawaii State Art Museum, catered by Ed Kenney.

Join Us For:

·          The winning video from our state-wide video contest, Aloha State Stories: The Promise of Justice for All.

·          A wealth of exiting items by silent auction

·          Entertainment by the Honolulu Jazz Quartet

Reserve a Table Now

Sign up for the Video Contest. Grand prize is $1,500!

Donate to the exciting Silent Auction 

It’s not too late to buy a table!   Video contest entry deadline is July 9.




July 8, 2008

Real Estate Legislative Update 2008

Now Available as a LIVE WEBCAST!

Neighbor Island Members: Take advantage of this opportunity to attend via webcast. Click Here to Register for the live webcast.

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

HEI Training Center, American Savings Bank Building, 8th Floor



Basic Legal Training

Legal Support Staff Training Available!

July 23 through September 27, 2008

M/W/F 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Course includes 36 hours of instruction plus text & workbook all for just $375.   Covering all substantial areas of law, Legal Research & more!

Sign up now!

Contact Evelyn Gomez at for info!



LRIS…Let HSBA Work for YOU!

HSBA Solos:    Are you too busy practicing law and managing a practice to “market” yourself?  Let the HSBA Lawyer Referral and Information Service do this for you!

Our ABA sponsored service receives over 1000 calls per month and, after screening the calls, refers potential clients to members who join the service.  We also advertise the service through local radio stations, public service announcements, and in print….as well as via the HSBA and the LRIS websites. You can’t afford NOT to have us work for and with you!   Just $300 gets you referrals in your area of practice, for a whole year.

Join now!    LRIS fiscal year begins July 1, 2008 and runs through June 30, 2009.



Upcoming CLE Events


July 2008

Join us for CASEMAKER 2.0 Training

Every Other Tuesday through June

If you have not been taking full advantage of your free legal research provider, now is the time to find out what you've been missing!

Webinars are available:

Tuesday, July 15

Tuesday, July 29

Visit for more information.


July 24, 2008

New Laws & Cutting-Edge Legal Trends in Custody and Divorce

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: HEI Training Center, 1001 Bishop Street, 8th Floor



William S. Richardson School of Law Welcomes HSBA Members

Bring your HSBA member card to the WSRSL Library and apply for a free library card.

Location: 2525 Dole Street, Honolulu

For Library hours and more information, visit



Section Connection


Tax Section

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Cades Schutte,12th Floor Large Conference Room, 1000 Bishop Street

Topic:   The Use of Pad Leases in Commercial Leasing (For Non-Real Estate Lawyers)

Speaker:   Larry T. Takumi, Esq.

12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2008

Location same as above.

Topic:   State of Hawaii - Department of Taxation LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 2008

Speakers:   Kurt K. Kawafuchi, Esq., Johnnel Nakamura, Esq., Joseph Tichy, Esq.

Elder Law Section

12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2008

HSBA Conference Room

ADR Section

Drafting/Customizing Mediation and Arbitration Agreements

12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2008

Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, ASB Tower, 20th Floor, 1001 Bishop St., Honolulu

Probate and Estate Planning Section

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2008

HSBA Conference Room

Natural Resource Section

Brown Bag Lunch

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2008

HSBA Conference Room

International Law Section

11:30 to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2008

HSBA Conference Room


Want to join a Section?   View a list of our sections by clicking here and apply today .

You may also want to apply for a Neighbor Island Bar or Specialty Bar.

View list of Neighbor Island and Specialty Bars.



Save The Dates!

October 24, 2008

HSBA Annual Bar Convention

Join us for exciting CLE programs and our spell-binding speaker from the 2007 Annual Meeting, Professor Neal Katyal of Georgetown University.   

Professor Neal Katyal




Keep up-to-date with HSBA events throughout the month by visiting our website Events Calendar.  




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