Judiciary celebrates Law Day and May Day  


Upcoming CLE Events  


May 9 through June 3, 2008  

Blockbuster Road Show: All Islands!  

Business Entity Forms Manual Seminar, with an emphasis on LLCs  

Hawaii District Court Landlord Tenant Manual Update Seminar, Part II

Kauai : May 9 & 12, 2008  

Hilo : May 23, 2008  

Oahu : May 30, 2008  

Maui : June 6, 2008  

Click here for information and registration.  

May—June 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!  

From 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates:

Tuesday, May 6  

Tuesday, May 20  

Tuesday, June 3  

Tuesday, June 17  

Register for a June webinar.  



May 19 & 22, 2008  

Perfect Your Oral Argument & Speech Skills  

Orlando Bloom, Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, Stephen Rea, Dudley Moore, and Sting have all studied Voice and Acting with CLARE DAVIDSON.   Here is your opportunity to perfect your oral argument and speech skills with nationally and internationally acclaimed Acting and Voice Coach CLARE DAVIDSON.*  

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  

HSBA Conference Room  

*Maximum 12 Participants. Minimum 5 participants must be registered by  

May 12 or the program will be cancelled.  

May 22, 2008  

RPost Webinar—FREE! 
Time: 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.  

“Proof, Protection & Peace of Mind for your Important E-Mail. Before It’s too Late…”

Register Now!  

For information on your RPost Member Benefit, click here.  

June 9, 2008  

Migrating to Windows 2007 & Building Resilient Networks  

Introduce your office to the latest Microsoft system.
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

HSBA Conference Room  

June 19, 2008  

Professionalism Course  

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Sheraton Waikiki, Molokai Room  

Note: Pursuant to RHSC14.1, all new HSBA members are required  

 to complete this course within one year of election of active status.  



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 egomez@hsba.org for info!  

Potential for More Clients:  

Join the Lawyer Referral & Information Service and increase your client base!  


YLD Activities  

NATIONAL LAW DAY May 1, 2008 . Please check the HSBA website, for more up to date information on the law week activities and Law Day celebration.  

READY FOR THE WORLD PROJECT (May 12-16, 2008)    

We need volunteers! Volunteer attorneys will visit high school senior classes and speak about laws that will affect the students as they transition into adulthood and employment. The 45-minute presentations cover laws such as employment, landlord-tenant, credit, drunk driving and Hawaii’s Lemon Law.   Click here for a list of the schools participating in Ready for the World.  

Ready for the World Booklet  

Please volunteer! To volunteer for Ready for the World, please contact Tammy Takara at t takara@hsba.org or (808)537-1868.    


West Hawaii Bar Association  

Law Week Reception  

Monday, May 12, 2008
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

At the home of Bob Triantos, Kailua-Kona  

$30 for non-WHBA Members  

For more information or to RSVP (by May 5) to WHBA Treasurer Margaret Masunaga at mkmasunaga@aol.com  

 or call (808) 322-4844, ext. 103  


Section Connection  


Elder Law Section  

12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2008  

HSBA Conference Room  

Women Lawyers Section  

“Reducing the Drop-Out Rate: Retention and Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession” Brown Bag Lunch  

Speaker: Joanne L. Grimes  

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2008  

Carlsmith Ball LLP, 1001 Bishop Street 

ASB Tower , Suite 2200  

RSVP with $9.00 check for lunch to Zale Okazaki at Ayabe Chong.  

Nonmembers welcome to join the section.  

Admiralty Law Section  

Topic: Federal and State Regulation of Hawaiian Ocean Waters  

11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2008  

HSBA Conference Room  

ADR Section  

Brown Bag Luncheon series on "ADR Strategies and Successes”  

Getting Past Impasse  

Come meet and network with mediators, arbitrators and other ADR practitioners in Hawaii in a round-table discussion regarding strategies for mediation of difficult disputes and interest-based negotiations, and common problems and solutions for impasse in ADR  

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2008  

Law offices of Alston Hunt Floyd and Ing,  

1001 Bishop St., Suite 2000  

Please call or email Ellen Godbey Carson at 524-1800, egc@ahfi.com, to reserve a place, as space is limited. The meeting is free.  

Natural Resource Section  

Planning for Climate Change Mitigation in Hawaii 

Speaker: Makena Coffman  

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2008  

HSBA Conference Room  

Probate and Estate Planning Section  

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2008  

HSBA Conference Room  

International Law Section  

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 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.  


William S. Richardson School of Law Graduation Ceremony  

May 19, 2008  

Speaker: Mari J. Matsuda  

5:00 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2008  

Location: Andrews Amphitheater, University of Hawaii at Manoa  


Join us for the  


July 19, 2008

Sign Up for the Video Contest! Grand Prize is $1,500!  

Sign Up for a Table Now !  


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.  

November 14, 2008  

2008 Bench-Bar Conference  

At the Ala Moana Hotel.  

Watch for more details in the upcoming E-Newsletter.  


Lawyer’s League Slow-Pitch (Co-ed) Softball  

Season begins this Saturday, May 3, 2008  


Saturdays: 1:00 pm, 2:20 pm & 3:40 pm  

Kapiolani Park Softball Fields  

Contact:   Michael Ragsdale or Robert Martin  


HSBA managers treated the staff to lunch and surprises for Staff Appreciation Day. Did you treat your staff? It’s not too late!  

Is your data correct in our database?  

Please check our member search database to confirm your data, including status and contact information. This can be found in the upper left of our website, www.hsba.org . WHY? If your data contains a typo it may block your reception of HSBA information. WORSE? You may incur a disciplinary/ethical violation if you are not practicing in accordance with your registered status.  


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