Calendar Corner
April 2010
April 2010

April 16: DEADLINE- HSBA 2010 Leadership Institute Application Due!

April 16: SCD Board Meeting

April 16: Family Law Section Monthly Meeting

April 16: Real Property & Financial Services Section Monthly Meeting

April 21: HILO MCPE SEMINAR- ODC 101 and Member Benefit Seminar

April 21: Probate & Estate Planning Section Monthly Meeting

April 22: HSBA Board Meeting

April 23: KONA MCPE SEMINAR- ODC 101 and Member Benefit Seminar

April 27: CASEMAKER Training Webinar

April 27: Litigation Section Monthly Meeting

April 29: RECRUITMENT DEADLINE- Family Court, First Circuit, Recruiting Per Diem Judges

April 29: NEW! SCD Coffee Hour-Leadership & Life Coaching Seminar

April 30: DEADLINE- Applications Due for Attorneys and Judges Assistance Program and Discplinary Boards


Save The DAtes

Fri., May 21, 2010
Topic:  Hawaii Professionalism Course
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Honolulu Country Club


Fri., September 17, 2010
Location:  Hilton Hawaiian Village

Fri., October 22, 2010
Topic:  Hawaii Professionalism Course
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Honolulu Country Club


From President Hugh Jones:

"Law Week"

I urge all my colleagues to participate in the Law Week activities planned by our Young Lawyers Division, including the Neighborhood legal clinics throughout the State on May 8th, and a Law Week Rally on May 4th in Tamarind Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. where there will be a pro bono fair. Click here to read the full message.

YLD President Lisa K.Y. Nakahara represents HSBA's YLD at this week's signing of the Law Week Proclamation with Lt. Governor Duke Aiona.


Check out the new HSBA website at to stay informed!


Time is running out for you to put in your application for the 8-month leadership program that will provide you with the introduction and tools needed for great success! Information and an application packet are available here.

Call Angela Sablan, staff liaison, at (808) 537-1868 if you have additional questions.


Your bar card will soon be your access to HSBA CLE programs, as well as benefit savings! Make sure the bar code works--bring it in for testing! Free replacement with picture if it doesn't work, $10 for regular replacement.

Learn more here.


Read and comment on the proposed "trustee rule" by April 24, 2010 as IT DOES AFFECT YOU! The HSBA has opposed this rule--but YOU need to comment!

YLD President Lisa K.Y. Nakara Talks YLD:

Congratulations to the 2010 Hawaii State Mock Trial Champions, Moanalua High School!  I'd like to thank all of the schools, coaches, volunteers, and judges for your time and help in making this program a success!  On a personal note, I'd like to thank my YLD Mock Trial Chairs, Jason Woo, Jeff Kent, and especially Caprice Itagaki, for all of their time and help with organizing this program on behalf of the YLD.

Click here to read the full message.

Senior Counsel Division: Events Coming Your Way! Fact: 57 percent of HSBA members are 50 & older!

Sign up today for the SCD's first "Coffee Hour" scheduled for April 29 at 4 p.m. covering the topic of Life and Leadership Coaching!

Also in the works is a May 28 golf outing at Waialae Country Club! More information will become available soon.

Check out the SCD webpage to stay informed!

HSBA AWARDS! Get your nominations in today!

Read up on the different HSBA awards and submit your nomination before June 18, 2010.

Ready to Make a Difference? Run for the HSBA Board. HSBA Board Positions Available!

We are looking for enthusiastic attorneys who care about improving the legal profession and making a difference.  The following HSBA officer positions will be available beginning January 2011: Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary.  The following HSBA director positions will be available: six for Oahu, one for Maui, and one for East Hawaii.  If interested, submit a letter & resume to the HSBA Nominating Committee, c/o HSBA Office by May 14th.  The Committee will have a slate ready by the end of May, and discourages any campaigning before that time. 

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After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Learn more here.


  • Lawyers League Softball: Click here for more information.