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Hawaii Land Use Law & Policy

Hawaii Land Use Law & Policy

Commentary and insight on the complex, multifaceted area of land use in Hawaii. By Jesse Souki.

http://hilanduse.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 3

    The Seminar Group Presents: Transit-Oriented Development in Hawaii

    The Seminar Group Presents: Transit-Oriented Development in Hawaii
    One of the largest public investments in the history of the City and County of Honolulu, the Honolulu Rail Transit project will fundamentally change how we live and do business.Transit-oriented development (TOD) will increase property values…
  • Aug 29

    Ensuring Small Businesses Thrive During Rail Construction

    Ensuring Small Businesses Thrive During Rail Construction
    A report by PolicyLink (a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity), outlines successful strategies that have been used to help businesses survive and thrive in Seattle, Washington, and St. Paul,…
  • Aug 11

    Land Use and Planning Law Can be Beautiful--Literally

    Land Use and Planning Law Can be Beautiful--Literally
    Here is a word cloud of Waikiki Special District regulations under Revised Ordinances of Honolulu sections 21-9.80 through 21-9.80-9.A word cloud is an image composed of words used in a particular text, in which the size of each word…
Rank this Week: 1099

Hawaii Injury Lawyer Blog

Hawaii Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers birth injuries and medical malpractice issues. By Bostwick & Peterson, LLP.

http://www.hawaiiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Hawaii Helicopter Accident Closes Popular Hiking Traill

    Hawaii Helicopter Accident Closes Popular Hiking Traill
    Hawaii news reports that the Kalalau Trail in Napali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kauai will be re-opended following a recent helicopter accident. The accident happened at about 2 p.m. Thursday at Kalalau Beach. According to the…
  • Sep 6

    Determining The Cause Of Helicopter Accidents Can Be Complex

    Determining The Cause Of Helicopter Accidents Can Be Complex
    Hawaii news reports that a helicopter has crashed into a pineapple field about one mile south of Wheeler Army Airfield. Two people in the helicopter suffered serious personal injuries when the helicopter landed in Kunia. According to…
  • Aug 31

    Fatal Rollover Accident Kills Hawaii Man

    Fatal Rollover Accident Kills Hawaii Man
    Hawaii news Now has reported that a man in his forties was killed early Thursday morning when the car he was driving veered off the Likelike Highway. Investigators explain that after leaving the highway, the vehicle veered up an embankment…
Rank this Week: 1043

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Covers maritime laws and concerns in Hawaii and Oceania. By Mark M. Murakami.

http://www.hawaiioceanlaw.com/hawaiioceanlaw/
  • May 3

    Why We Love the West Coast - Fish, Antitrust and the Federal Arbitration Act

    Why We Love the West Coast - Fish, Antitrust and the Federal Arbitration Act
    “When you collect marine animals there are certain flat worms so delicate that they are almost impossible to catch whole for they will break and tatter under the touch. You must let them ooze and crawl of their own will...
  • Mar 1

    Pay Attention Grammarians - SCOTUS Tackled the Last Antecedent Rule

    Pay Attention Grammarians - SCOTUS Tackled the Last Antecedent Rule
    This blog usually doesn't cover criminal matters unless they involve piracy or the ocean environment. But, last year's case about the meaning of the word "vessel" has us on the watch for cases involving, well..., grammar. The…
  • Feb 17

    Hawaii Legislature Ponders Rail Impact Fund...um, excuse me but why not just change HRS Ch. 101?

    Hawaii Legislature Ponders Rail Impact Fund...um, excuse me but why not just change HRS Ch. 101?
    The Hawaii Legislature is considering a bill to establish a business mitigation relief pilot program to assist some business impacted by Honolulu's rail project. The bill is H.B. 2518 and while the aim of this bill is to mitigate the...
Rank this Week: 4830

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Hawaii Labor and Employment Law

Covers labor and employment issues affecting Hawaii employers. By Ryan E. Sanada.

http://www.hilaborlaw.com
  • May 3

    DOL Overtime Threshold Might Be $47K (Instead of $50K)

    DOL Overtime Threshold Might Be $47K (Instead of $50K)
    The Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) proposed new rules regarding the administrative, executive and professional exemptions (“EAP Exemptions”) under the Fair Labor Standards Act have created quite a stir,…
  • Apr 5

    Shots Fired! Several Lawsuits Filed in Response to New Persuader Rule

    Shots Fired! Several Lawsuits Filed in Response to New Persuader Rule
    So it has begun.  As of this morning, several lawsuits have been filed against the U.S. Department of Labor to invalidate the persuader rules mentioned in this post. Specifically, the National Federal of Independent Business…
  • Apr 4

    New Persuader Rules Issued!

    New Persuader Rules Issued!
    The DOL's new persuader rules have been published in the Federal Register and (at first glance) they look pretty bad. The DOL watered down their proposed rules just a lil' bit, and even provided a small set of different rules to allow trade…
Rank this Week: 4971

LegalTXTS

LegalTXTS

Covers law and technology, with an emphasis on legal issues regarding digital media, privacy and data security, and information management. By Elijah Yip.

http://www.legaltxts.com/
  • Apr 28

    Website Accessibility Issues Mean ADA Liability Might Be Just a Click Away

    Website Accessibility Issues Mean ADA Liability Might Be Just a Click Away
    Since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990, businesses have been vulnerable to “drive-by lawsuits” alleging that their facilities are physically inaccessible to disabled customers or guests.  The new…
  • Feb 29

    Apple v. FBI Debate Highlights Importance of Investing in Mobile Device Management Software

    Apple v. FBI Debate Highlights Importance of Investing in Mobile Device Management Software
    Digital privacy versus national security. That’s how scores of articles have framed the controversy over Apple Inc.’s refusal to cooperate with the FBI in bypassing the security features of an iPhone used by Syed Farook, one of…
  • Jan 2

    NLRB Presses the Stop Button on Whole Foods’ “No Recordings” Rule

    NLRB Presses the Stop Button on Whole Foods’ “No Recordings” Rule
    Anyone with a smartphone has the ability to record sound and video. This can raise privacy concerns as well as create a record of events without others’ knowledge. For these reasons, companies may prohibit employees from making…
Rank this Week: 3405

Record on Appeal

Record on Appeal

Focuses on case law analysis, appellate events, and other topics in the area of appellate law. By Rebecca A. Copeland.

http://www.recordonappeal.com/
  • Apr 22

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands Seeks Associate Justice

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands Seeks Associate Justice
    The Republic of the Marshall Islands recently announced that it is seeking an Associate Justice for its "High Court." The High Court is a court of general jurisdiction, and justices of the court are sometimes called upon to sit on a…
  • Mar 23

    Order Denying Absolute Legislative Immunity Immediately Appealable Under Collateral Order Doctrine

    Order Denying Absolute Legislative Immunity Immediately Appealable Under Collateral Order Doctrine
    On February 22, 2016, the HAWSCT issued an opinion in Mark H. K. Greer v. Rosalyn H. Baker, et al., SCWC-15-0000034, holding that an order denying a motion to dismiss based on absolute legislative immunity is immediately appealable under the…
  • Mar 21

    Motions to Stay in the Hawaii Appellate Court

    Motions to Stay in the Hawaii Appellate Court
    On March 14, 2016, the HSBA Appellate Section hosted two staff attorneys who work at the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeal to discuss the topic of motions to stay. The following information and practice pointers were provided: Hawaii Rules…
Rank this Week: 4700

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Features the story of the life, times and tribulations of a Trial Attorney in Paradise.

http://808crime.com/blog/
  • Sep 14

    Shanah Tovah! Happy New Year

    Shanah Tovah! Happy New Year
    Why do I only do posts for New Year’s? At the end (and the beginning) of the Jewish Calendar we celebrate New Year. One of the traditional foods we eat is apples dipped in honey. The natural sweetness of the apples is important, but we…
  • Jun 29

    National DUI vs. Hawaii DUI

    National DUI vs. Hawaii DUI
    “There’s three types of lies in the world: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Origin disputed.  Congratulations Hawaii! According the the US Department of Justice and the FBI our DUI arrests are way under…
  • Jun 23

    Landsberg Law Office Celebrates Four Years in June

    Landsberg Law Office Celebrates Four Years in June
    Four years ago in May upon reflection and discussion with my new wife, I realized that, no matter how much I dreamed of being a Public Defender forever, my time there was coming to a close. It was time for me to leave.  May 31, 2011 was…
Rank this Week: 2969

Hawaii Attorney Blog

Hawaii Attorney Blog

Covers Hawaii civil procedure and trial practice, commercial litigation, hawaii real estate litigation, mediation and arbitration, and personal injury. By Philip Brown.

http://legalblog.hawaii-attorney.net/
  • Dec 12

    Philip R. Brown Named One of Hawaii’s Best Lawyers in Honolulu Magazine

    Philip R. Brown Named One of Hawaii’s Best Lawyers in Honolulu Magazine
    Philip R. Brown of the Law Offices of Philip R. Brown has once again been named to Honolulu Magazine’s Annual Best Lawyers in Hawaii.  This is the Fourth consecutive year that Mr. Brown has been listed among Hawaii’s best…
  • Dec 3

    Keep the North Shore Country Files Suit To Halt Expansion Of Turtle Bay Resort

    Keep the North Shore Country Files Suit To Halt Expansion Of Turtle Bay Resort
    On December 2, 2013, firm client Keep the North Shore Country (“KNSC”) filed a lawsuit asking the Circuit Court to require Turtle Bay Resort, LLC (“Turtle Bay”) to properly study the environmental impacts of its…
  • Nov 15

    Pro Hac Vice Admission Of Out Of State Counsel By A Hawaii Attorney-Part 2

    Pro Hac Vice Admission Of Out Of State Counsel By A Hawaii Attorney-Part 2
    As we wrote in our previous blog (found here), the procedure in U.S. District Court pro hac vice admission is different than in Hawaii State Court since, generally, the mainland attorney seeking pro hac vice admission is already admitted to a…
Rank this Week: 4653