November 2014 - Brown Bag
Gregory W. Kugle, Esq. and Mark M. Murakami, Esq. of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert presented the annual Litigation Update on Friday, November 21st at 12 noon in the HSBA Conference Room.
October 2014 - Bar Convention & Annual Meeting
September 2014 - Brown Bag
Morris Atta, Esq., is the point person for the City’s efforts to acquire properties needed for the City’s rail line and stations. Morris is the Deputy Director of Right of Way for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART). He will provide us with an insider’s view of the negotiation and acquisition process, “cooperative” vs. contested condemnations, tips for attorneys with clients whose properties are slated for acquisition, transit-oriented development, and other topics.
July 2014 - Legislative Update Video and Materials
This Legislative Update was brought to you by David K. Rair, Esq. from First Hawaiian Bank along with presenters Lisa D. Ayabe, Esq., Kawena S. Beaupre, Esq. and Nathan T. Okubo, Esq. from the law firm of Cades Schutte LLP.
A copy of the materials can be download below. Recording of the video of the Legislative Update.
June 2014 - Brown Bag
This Brown Bag was presented by Nathan T.K. Aipa, Esq. and Alan T. Kido, Esq.: “Hawaii Association of Realtors® Key Standard Forms Update.”
The following materials were used for the Brown Bag:
1. PowerPoint Presentation 2. HAR Purchase Contract 3. Seller’s Real Property Disclosure Statement 4. Commercial Real Property and Sale Agreement
May 2014 - Newsletter
March 2014 - Brown Bag
This Brown Bag was presented by Miki Okumura, Esq. and Michael O’Malley, Esq. on “Tax Issues for Real Estate Lawyers.”
Miki Okumura is a partner at Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP and practices in the areas of tax, tax litigation and controversy, and corporate and general business law. From 1999 to 2005, Ms. Okumura served as the firm’s managing partner. Prior to attending Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, Ms. Okumura worked as a licensed certified public accountant with Price Waterhouse in Los Angeles, California. She served as Vice Chair of the 1995-1997 Hawaii Tax Review Commission and has also served as a director of various Hawai‘i nonprofit organizations including the Hawaii Tax Foundation, the Hawaii Justice Foundation and the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. She is the Hawai‘i author for several national tax publications and organizations, including the ABA Property Tax Deskbook and Committee on State Taxation (COST). Ms. Okumura has been recognized in the areas of tax and tax litigation and controversy by Best Lawyers and Chambers USA.
Michael J. O’Malley is a partner at Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP and represents clients in the areas of corporate, healthcare, and tax law. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Mr. O’Malley also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal on Legislation and was a Teaching Assistant at Harvard Law School. Prior to joining Goodsill, he practiced with a Wall Street firm in New York and was also a Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers and its successor in Hawaii. Very active in the Hawaii business community, Mr. O’Malley is President and Director of HiBEAM and Chair of the Tax Foundation of Hawaii. Most recently he was recognized for his work with Kapiolani Health Foundation and named Volunteer in Philanthropy Award recipient.