Important Dates:

View the HSBA Calendar for upcoming events.

Tentative Dates for Annual Events: 

May 30, 2014:
 Spring Conference

June 14, 2014: Mandatory Professionalism Course

October 24, 2014:
 Bar Convention

November 15, 2014:
 Mandatory Professionalism Course

*All dates subject to change. More information regarding these annual events will be forthcoming.

CLE Schedule:

Updates to the Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct

CLE Credits:
  3 MCPE Credits

Purchase the webcast here.

NEW WEBCAST! Updates to the Probate Forms Manual

CLE Credits:
  3 MCPE Credits

Purchase the webcast here.

NEW WEBCAST! Affordable Care Act - What Employers Need to Know

CLE Credits:
  1 MCPE Credits

Purchase the webcast here.

 Visit the CLE page for online webcasts and to order manuals.

Member Benefits Corner:

We are proud to announce three NEW Member Benefit Partners!

The Groove: Hawaii’s newest amusement hotspot located on Ala Moana Boulevard. Show your HSBA Bar Card and receive a free Kaka’ako Membership Card (Retail Price: $34.95) with the following benefits:

• 1 race on your birthday month
• $19.95 all future go-kart races
• $10 off Paradise Pedals Party Bike Tour
• 1 climbing wall experience
• $1.95 all future Climbing Wall
• 50% off Party Room rates (Weekdays from 9am-5pm)
• Members-only discounts

You MUST show your HSBA Bar Card in order to receive these benefits. For more information about The Groove, visit 

Great Harvest: Show your HSBA Bar Card to receive a 15% discount on your order. Holiday items are excluded. Valid at Merchant and Bishop locations. View their menu at

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra: HSBA members receive 10% discount on single tickets. For Group Sales, please call (808) 380-7724. The Spring Season tickets are now available! Purchase your tickets online at and enter promo code "HSBA”. Additional fees are applied when you order online. Tickets purchased at Blaisdell Box Office will be an additional $1 per ticket. You MUST show your HSBA Bar Card at the Blaisdell Box Office.

For a full list of benefits visit the member benefits page.

Latest News:

Aloha from 2014 President Calvin E. Young 

Hauoli Makahiki Hou!  I welcome 2014 and all of the promise, hope and good cheer the New Year brings.  Best wishes to all for a wonderful year.

NEW! April 2014 e-Newsletter: Latest Bar News, HSBA-CLE Seminars, Pro Bono Opportunities and more! See the e-Newsletter for more details. 

2014 HSBA Officers & Directors

View the latest actions taken by the HSBA Board.

Bar Announcements:

HSBA Board Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule Amendment

Please submit your written comments no later than May 2ndto president@hsba.orgon proposed amendment to Rule 2.22(a)(7)(B), which clarifies that private informal admonitions would be treated in the same manner as private reprimands for the purposes of confidentiality under Rule 2.22 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii. Otherwise comments may be submitted directly to the Judiciary by their later deadline.

Report of the 2013 Bench-Bar Conference

The HSBA Judicial Administration Committee presents its report on the 2013 Bench-Bar Conference.

Mahalo to our Dinner Sponsors

The HSBA Annual Dinner was a great success! See our EVENT PAGE for post-dinner announcements. 

Court Announcements:

Indigent Surcharge Filing Fee Increase Effective January 1, 2014

The Supreme Court of Hawaii seeks comment regarding a proposal to amend Rule 2.22(a)(7)(B) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii. The proposal clarifies that private informal admonitions would be treated in the same manner as private reprimands for the purpose of confidentiality. Deadline to comment is June 6, 2014. The proposals are attached hereto

For more information visit the HSBA Court News page .

Judicial Selection Commission Announcements: 

Notice of Anticipated Judicial Vacancies
Circuit Judges, Circuit Court of the First Circuit (O'ahu)
(Deadline to Nominate: May 23, 2014;
Deadline to Apply: July 7, 2014)

Notice of Petition for Retention for Honorable Kelsey T. Kawano
(Deadline to Comment: June 3, 2014)



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