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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/
  • Feb 27

    PBS Insights Panel Discusses Housing, Agricluture, and Other Land Use Issue

    PBS Insights Panel Discusses Housing, Agricluture, and Other Land Use Issue
    Selected Tweets from last night's live show, PBS Insights.Souki: Ag is not just land; it's also labor and capital. How can we enable more people to farm? #pbsinsights— PBS Hawaii (@pbshawaii) February 27, 2015Atta: The city is trying to…
  • Feb 17

    Hawaii Supreme Court Provides Clearer Guidance on Public Trust Doctrine and Water

    Hawaii Supreme Court Provides Clearer Guidance on Public Trust Doctrine and Water
    Diversion, Wailua River, KauaiThe Kauai Springs case has been working its way through Hawaii's courts.  A summary of the case is described in Intermediate Court of Appeals Creates Public Trust Evaluation Criteria for All Boards and…
  • Feb 12

    Developers Have an Option for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) with Interim Permit

    Developers Have an Option for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) with Interim Permit
    Under Revised Ordinances of Honolulu (ROH) § 21-9.100, “the use of neighborhood TOD plans shall be the preferred way to create TOD development regulations for each TOD zone.”  However, creating neighborhood TOD plans is…
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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/
  • Feb 25

    In Employment Discrimination Cases Legitimate, Nondiscriminatory Justification Necessary Before Court Considers Pretext

    In Employment Discrimination Cases Legitimate, Nondiscriminatory Justification Necessary Before Court Considers Pretext
    On February 24, 2015, the HAWSCT issued an opinion (authored by Justice Pollack) in Adams v. CDM Media USA, Inc., SCWC-12-0000741, a case we designated as a writ to watch here, holding that an employer must “articulate a legitimate,…
  • Feb 20

    More Tips from the Ninth Circuit & How the Court Decides to Schedule a Case for Oral Argument

    More Tips from the Ninth Circuit & How the Court Decides to Schedule a Case for Oral Argument
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals visited Honolulu again recently to hear oral arguments on February 17-19. On the 17th, the judges graciously visited with members of the local bar to provide tips for practicing before the court. In…
  • Feb 11

    To Appeal or Not to Appeal

    To Appeal or Not to Appeal
    Yesterday, February 10, 2015, the HSBA Appellate Section welcomed former Hawaii Supreme Court Associate Justice Steven Levinson at its regular monthly meeting to discuss the topic of the factors that should be considered before an appeal is…
Rank this Week: 2591

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
  • Feb 19

    Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Labor Deputy Appointment

    Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Labor Deputy Appointment
    This morning, the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor approved the appointment of Leonard Hoshijo to serve as the Deputy Director of the Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (“DLIR”).  The next…
  • Jan 16

    2015 Legislative Forecast

    2015 Legislative Forecast
    Last week, I conducted a webinar at HEC to share my thoughts on what type of legislation employers can expect for the 2015 legislative session.  The webinar lasted about 90 minutes and we discussed over 20 areas of the law that…
  • Jan 9

    Quick Reminder: Minimum Wage Just Went Up To $7.75

    Quick Reminder: Minimum Wage Just Went Up To $7.75
    Hi everybody, the minimum wage just went up!  Yeah, yeah, I get it…old news…you all already know about minimum wage increase. Well, I realize that it’s been discussed ad nauseum, but just in case…
Rank this Week: 4596

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/
Rank this Week: 2973

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

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

http://www.hawaiioceanlaw.com/hawaiioceanlaw/
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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/
  • Nov 14

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition
    The benefits of having attorney Noah Gibson join the Landsberg Law Office goes beyond helping our clients with a greater degree of attentiveness. Noah is a long time board member of Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and devotes much of…
  • Nov 14

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition
    The benefits of having attorney Noah Gibson join the Landsberg Law Office goes beyond helping our clients with a greater degree of attentiveness. Noah is a long time board member of Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and devotes much of…
  • Sep 16

    Welcome new attorney Noah H. Gibson

    Welcome new attorney Noah H. Gibson
        On June 2, 2011 we started this office with little more than a philosophy and a dream. The philosophy is to provide legal help with the highest degree of customer service and a client centered approach. The dream…
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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…
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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…
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