January 2011
2011 renewal

Thanks to the many members who have and will register online.

Online Renewal saves you and the HSBA time and resources.

Deadline for Renewal: January 31, 2011


Continue to visit the CLE webpage for the latest information regarding:

  • Upcoming MCPE & VCLE Courses
  • Manuals & Publications
  • Hawaii Professionalism Course Dates
  • Solo and Small Firm Conference
  • 2011 Bar Convention

Member Benefit NeWS

60 day Notice: Due to the merger of Go! Airlines and Mokulele Airlines, the Mokulele Online Booking Tool will no longer be available after February 28, 2011.  HSBA Members should register to begin making reservations online at  You will need to include corporate code HSB59.  HSBA Members will still enjoy lower fares, 3 free checked bags, and 2 changes per reservation at no charge.  For new HSBA corporate account details, please click here.


William S. Richardson Law School 2011 Events: Stay tuned to the law school's event webpage this year to learn about their upcoming seminars and special events, including special January term presentations.

Greetings for Peace & Joy in 2011 from the HSBA

HSBA Judicial Evaluation:   the annual HSBA evaluation of judges seeking retention and of judges mid-way in their terms will be electronically deployed today to all “active/Hawaii” members.    You will receive an email from inviting you to participate—the evaluation will be closed at noon on Tuesday, January 18, 2011.   The following judges will be evaluated:

Retention: Steven S. Alm; Virginia Lea Crandall ; Jennifer L. Ching.

Midterm:     Hilary B. Gangnes; Clarence A. Pacarro; Leslie Ann Hayashi; Kelsey T. Kawano; Christopher P. McKenzie; Anthony K. Bartholomew; Paul T. Murakami; Melvin H. Fujino.

January 4: Natural Resources Section Meeting

January 6: Labor & Employment Section Meeting

January 10: SCD Board Meeting

January 11: ADR & Government Lawyers Section- Ethics and Best Practices in Mediation

January 14: HSBA Board/Leaders 2011 Retreat

January 14: Family Law Section Meeting

January 15: YLD Board Retreat

January 17: HSBA office closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day

January 18: HSBA Online Judicial Evaluations Close at Noon

January 20: Business Section Meeting

January 21: Real Property & Financial Services Section Meeting

January 25: Litigation Section Meeting

January 27: HSBA Board Meeting

January 28: Tentatively scheduled 3 MCPE Credit Seminar- Topic: Effective Lawyer Client Communications. See CLE Webpage for latest.

January 31: Deadline to Apply for Rule 19 Committee