Staff

The Hawaii State Bar Association staff serves the membership of the Bar and the citizens of Hawaii with a variety of services, programs, and events.

The mission of the Hawaii State Bar Association is "to unite and inspire Hawaii's lawyers to promote justice, serve the public, and improve the legal profession."


Contact Us

Phone: (808) 537-1868
Fax: (808) 521-7936
Email: [email protected]


NOTICE: The Hawaii State Bar Association staff members cannot provide legal advice. If you need legal advice on a specific legal problem or are seeking advice on how to proceed in handling a legal problem, please contact an attorney or visit our web page For the Public.

Executive Director


Patricia Mau-Shimizu

Email: [email protected]
Ext: 212

Administrative & Executive Services


Iris Ito

Assistant Executive Director
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 211


Tiffany Laput

Executive Secretary
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 210 


Shyla Naleieha

Administrative Assistant
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 200 


Jaelene Robley

Communications Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 217 

Operations, Finance & Technology


Sean Perez

Director of Operations
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 205 


Liberty Castillo

Accounting/Membership Specialist
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 209


Sackarel Andrada

Accounting Associate
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 214 


Blaine Kawakami

Accounts Payable Clerk
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 201 

Programs & Events


Brian Simon

Director of Programs & Events
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 208 


Geraldine (Denden) Ilan

Member Services Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 216


Nikolette Hartmann

HSBA CLE Programs Assistant
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 206

Lawyer Referral & Information Services


Evelyn Gomez

Attorney/Client Relations
LRIS Administrator

Email: [email protected]
Ext: 220


Amy Yogi

Attorney/Client Relations
LRIS Assistant

Email: [email protected]
Ext: 219

Mandatory Continuing Legal Education


Debbie Blanton

MCLE Administrator
Email: [email protected]
Ext: 218