Calendar Corner
June 2010
June 2010

June 16: Elder Law Section Meeting

June 16: Family Law Section Meeting

June 17: Insurance Coverage Litigation Section Meeting

June 17: SCD COFFEE HOUR with WEBCAST! Guardian Life and National Kidney Foundation Speakers!

June 18: Real Property & Financial Services Section Meeting

June 18: Nominations for HSBA Awards Due

June 22: Litigation Section Meeting

June 22: Casemaker Training Webinar

June 23: ADR Section Meeting

June 23: MCPE ALERT! - Tech Triple Header

June 24: HSBA Board Meeting

June 25: Access to Justice Summit

June 28: RSVP DEADLINE! YLD Social Event

June 30: MCPE ALERT! Responsibility for Criminal Lawyers

June 30: NHLC Board Application Deadline

Save The DAtes

Friday:  September 17, 2010:    HSBA Annual Meeting and Bar Convention at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom
Don’t miss the numerous vendors and VCLE and MCPE programming.

Friday:  October 22, 2010:    Hawaii Professionalism Course: Registration information to come soon.

Saturday:  November 6, 2010:    HSBA Annual Dinner: “Passport to Paradise”


Call for Volunteers for Minor Misconduct Program

Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors to work with referrals from ODC pursuant to RSCH 2.7(b) on violations which may be resolved through non-disciplinary proceedings. Mentors will be trained, supported, and can claim pro bono time for this meaningful activity.

Contact Lyn Flanigan for more information at

Legal Support Staff Training & Certification Program!

Don’t miss this opportunity this year to get Certified!

Classes cover all substantial areas of law, Litigation, Business, Real Estate, Family, Legal Research, Casemaker and More!

To register or for more info contact

Interested in serving on the Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation Board?  Click here for more information.


Don't Forget To Register for the Second Annual Access to Justice Summit!

Mark Your Calendars for June 25!

Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct! What You Need to Know!

The Disciplinary Board has forwarded to the Supreme Court extensive proposed amendments to the Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct.     These proposed amendments have not been approved or posted for comment by the Supreme Court.   However, due to the extent of the proposed amendments and the need to educate HSBA members about these proposals, the ODC and the HSBA have, with the consent of the  Court, posted the proposed amendments on their respective websites for preliminary review. Posted are the following documents:

Read the Executive Summary and stay tuned for a discussion of the "hot topics" to be webcast by HSBA.

This same information can be found on the HSBA Website, under For Lawyers, Hawaii Rules of Professional Conduct.


Trial Academy, Triple Tech Header, and more!

Fulfill your MCPE requirements now! We have several upcoming seminars that are both timely and MCPE credit approved. Visit the CLE webpage and learn more!

MCLE Board Openings! DEADLINE IS JULY 15!

Call for applicants to fill 3 expiring terms on the MCLE Board. Applicants must be either practicing on a neighbor island, in-house, or in a small firm.  Submit resumes and cover letters to HSBA, attention Jodie Hagerman, MCLE Administrator.   

From President Hugh Jones:

"Save the Date!"

Saturday, November 6, 2010--Save the date!  The HSBA’s annual fundraiser will be held at the Hawaii Super Ferry Terminal.  This year’s theme is vintage Hawaii “boat day."   There will be plenty of parking space, Hawaiian music and hula, a variety of pupu stations by some of Honolulu’s best restaurants, along with an optional wine tasting and silent auction.  In addition to a fun filled evening with your colleagues and guests, the proceeds of this year’s annual fundraiser will support the public service projects of the Young Lawyers Division.  The other beneficiary of the fundraiser is Volunteer Legal Services of Hawaii, which creates opportunities for Hawaii lawyers to provide highly needed pro bono legal services.   Look for details soon on the HSBA website, mark your calendars and get set to bon voyage!

Court News: Be Aware of What's Going On!

  • Procedure of Filing Appeals at Intermediate Court Becomes Permanent on June 29
  • Circuit Court, Third Circuit Notice: Department of General and Accounting Services will no longer allow Judicial or non-Judicial foreclosure auctions to take place at the State Building (old courthouse) at 75 Aupuni Street in Hilo. Judicial Foreclosure may be held at the court steps of the new courthouse, Hale Kaulike, 777 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo. You will need to contact Kathy Sakamoto at 961-7440 to schedule. Non-Judicial foreclosures will not be allowed at Hale Kaulike, and should be scheduled elsewhere.

YLD President Lisa K.Y. Nakahara Invites You to a YLD Social:

Happy Summer!  Please come out to the YLD's third social event of the year on July 1st to relax and network with other young professionals.

When: Thursday, July 1, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where:  Ka Restaurant and Lounge - 1200 Ala Moana Boulevard

This is a social networking mixer of lawyers, doctors, business professionals, architects, and engineers and is co-sponsored by the Young Lawyer's Division of the HSBA and the Shidler College of Business Alumni Association. The cost is $5 for all professionals who register online by Monday, June 28, 2010 at 3:00 p.m., $10 at the door. We look forward to seeing you there!

Don't Forget!

Senior Counsel Division: Last Chance to Sign Up for Our June 17 Coffee Hour! LIVE or tune into the live WEBCAST!

Sign up today for the SCD's June 17 "Coffee Hour" featuring guest speakers from Guardian Life and the National Kidney Foundation! We're planning for light refreshements and a great rapport, but we need your RSVP's. A minimum number of attendees are needed to host this coffee hour. Deadline to RSVP is Tuesday, June 15.

Check out the SCD webpage to stay informed!

Bar Directory! 2010-11 Order Form Available!

Don't miss your opportunity to have on hand additional copies of the HSBA 2010-11 Bar Directory! Once it gets printed, there won't be extras!

Order your additional copies by August 1, 2010!