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Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert serves the Hawaii business community with the connections and capabilities of an international practice, holding the highest standards for business law and commercial litigation.  We are the sole Hawaii firm that is part of the Meritas network of more than 170 independent law firms in at least 60 countries.

Our practice groups include Appellate, Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights, Business & Commercial Law, Dispute Resolution, Estate Planning, Family Law, Immigration & Naturalization, Insurance and Real Estate & Construction.

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News Briefs

Ken Kupchak, Tred Eyerly, Mark Murakami in National Press: “Insurer Must Cover Hawaii Dam Litigation

March 2015

Law360 reported on the recent Hawaii Supreme Court victory by Damon Key’s Ken Kupchak, Tred Eyerly, and Mark M. Murakami in C. Brewer and Company Ltd. v. Marine Indemnity Insurance Co. of America, SCWC-28958 (Haw. Mar. 27, 2015) (opinion available here). The report notes, “Kenneth R. Kupchak of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert, who represents Brewer, told Law360 that they were pleased with the court’s opinion, calling it ‘concise and to the point.’ ‘This opinion essentially gave us everything we asked for,’ Kupchak said.” The case involved the question of insurance coverage for claims arising out of the breach of the Kaloko Dam on Kauai. Read the story here (”Insurer Must Cover Hawaii Collapsed Dam Litigation”).

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Damon Key’s Clare Hanusz a Featured Speaker at UH Panel on Immigration Law

March 2015

On March 31, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., Damon Key Immigration and Naturalization lawyer Clare Hanusz will be a featured panelist at a program the University of Hawaii Law School, “Demystifying Deferred Action: The Benefits and the Limitations of DACA and DAPA.”

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KHON Report on Damon Key’s Community Meeting re Rail

March 2015

More about the Thursday, March 5, 2015 community meeting about protecting property owners’ rights if their land, businesses, or homes are targeted for eminent domain by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transit for the 20-mile, 21-station rail project. Details and RSVP here.

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Publications

Damon Key Legal Alert - Spring/Summer 2015

July 2015

The Spring/Summer 2015 edition of the Legal Alert has been published, with articles about the Differences Between Wills and Trusts, Permitting Commercial Use of State Waters, Hawaii’s New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Law, Welcoming Ikaika Jobe, and more.

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Damon Key Legal Alert - Winter/Spring 2015

April 2015

The Winter/Spring 2015 edition of the Legal Alert has been published, with articles on Honolulu Rail and property rights, Matt Evans is the firm’s newest Director, International Investment Strategies, Neighborhood Improvements, and more. 

Download the pdf here.

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