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May 2011
CLE update


MAY 4 - JUNE 29:
9 AM- 12 PM
HSBA Conference Room
3.0 VCLE Credits

Coordinator: Peter Van Name Esser

- Assoc. Judge Alexa D.M. Fujise

- ICA attorney Elizabeth M. Zack

-Supreme Court Clerk Evelyn Rimando

- Former ICA Clerk Benjamin E. Lowenthal

Register online today!

See CLE Webpage for more.

Annual dinner


Details: July 16, 2011 at the Hawaii Convention Center starting at 5:30 p.m.

Join the effort to support our beneficiaries, the Self-Help Centers and the public service projects of the bar. Buy a table or tickets for the fundraiser dinner, donate items to the silent auction, or volunteer to assist with the event. Contact us at

May 1- 7 - Law Week in Hawaii, See our Law Week webpage for additional information

May 1- Senior Counsel Division Wine Tasting Event

May 3- Natural Resources Section Meeting

May 3- Senate Confirmation Hearing Scheduled for Attorney General David Louie and Judges Rhonda Loo, Edmund Acoba, Lanson Kupau, Catherine Remigio, Dean Ochiai, and Melanie Mito May

May 4- Deadline to apply for LASH Kauai or Maui Vacancy

May 4- Appellate Seminar! Rescheduled for June 29

May 6- Law Day Golf Tournament

May 6- (1) MCPE YLD Professional Seminar: Smartphone APPS for your Law Practice

May 7- Law Week Legal Clinics

May 9, 10, 12 & 13- CANCELED! CLE Seminar: Starting and Growing a Law Firm

May 10- Litigation Section Meeting

May 11- Elder Law Section Meeting

May 18- Probate and Estate Planning Section Meeting

May 19- Labor and Employment Law Section Meeting

May 19- Application Deadline: Judicial Vacancy- Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of the First Circuit (Oahu)

May 19- Business Law Section Meeting

May 20- Memorial Service: Jon J. Chinen,

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge (ret.) at the U.S. District Court

May 20- Real Property and Financial Services Section Meeting

May 24- HCBA CLE Seminar: The Impact of the Proposed Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct, if Adopted, on Your Practice

May 25- CLE: Tort Law Update

May 26- Orientation for 2011 New Admittees

May 26- HSBA Board Meeting

May 27- SCD Board Meeting

May 30- HSBA Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day


April 30- HSBA 2012 Board Nominations Due

June 3- Swearing-in for 2011 New Admittees

June 17- Professionalism Course

June 17- HSBA Awards, Nomination Deadline

JSC Anticipated Judicial Vacancies