News & Events

Insurance Law Attorney, Tred Eyerly joined a conversation with his law partner and program host, Na Lan, on Condo Insider of Think Tech Hawaii. Tred answers the FAQs on insurance claims and coverage related to the Maui fire loss.

Thursday November 2nd, 2023

Matthew Evans joined a conversation with his law partner and program host, Na Lan, on Condo Insider of Think Tech Hawaii regarding dispute resolution options and strategies for condominium associations.

Tuesday April 11th, 2023
Matthew Evans joined a conversation with his law partner and program host, Na Lan, on Condo Insider of Think Tech Hawaii regarding dispute resolution options and strategies for condominium associations...

Greg Kugle appeared on the program Hawaii Together (Think Tech) hosted by Keli‘i Akina to discuss the Short-term Rental Ban which was blocked by the U.S. District Court. Greg represents the Hawaii Legal Short-term Rental Alliance.

Thursday October 27th, 2022
Greg Kugle, who is representing the Hawaii Legal Short-term Rental Alliance, appeared on the program Hawaii Together (Think Tech) hosted by Keli‘i Akina to discuss the Short-term Rental Ban which was blocked by the U.S. District Court...

Damon Key’s Mark M. Murakami Elected as Sole Hawaii Member of Elite Owners’ Counsel of America

Friday February 25th, 2022
Damon Key’s Mark M. Murakami has been elected as the Hawaii member of Owners’ Counsel of America (OCA), an exclusive association of the nation’s leading eminent domain lawyers…

A Bill Awaiting The Governor’s Signature Will Be Bad For Procurement By Anna Oshiro

Thursday May 27th, 2021
Civil Beat published an article on 5.24.21 Discussing a piece of legislation…

Christine A. Kubota was awarded the 2020 United Japanese Society of Hawaii Award for Contributions to the Japanese Community and Hawaii

Tuesday December 8th, 2020
November 23, 2020: Christine A. Kubota was awarded the 2020 United Japanese Society of Hawaii Award for Contributions to the Japanese Community and Hawaii

Madeleine Young interviewed by KupunaWiki on Estate Planning

Friday September 4th, 2020
August 27 2020: Madeleine Young interviewed by KupunaWiki on Estate Planning

Damon Key’s Gregory Kugle interviewed by KITV4: legal vacation rental owners claim discrimination for COVID-19 shut down

Friday June 12th, 2020
Owners of legal vacation rentals could level a $1 billion lawsuit against state and county governments,…

Damon Key’s Robert Thomas Elected to the American Law Institute

Monday October 21st, 2019
Damon Key’s Robert Thomas has been elected as a member of the American Law Institute. The members will bring their expertise to…

Careers Pages Updated For Fall 2020 Hiring Season (including OCI)

Sunday October 20th, 2019
July 2020: Our Careers page has been updated to include the most current information for the Fall 2020 hiring season (including “on-campus” interviews for our 2021 Summer Associate…

Legal Alert – Breaking News

Tuesday October 15th, 2019
Damon Key Secures Landmark Hawaii Supreme Court Insurance Law Victory Download the Legal Alert Breaking News

Christine Kubota was recently honored for her extensive contributions to the community and commitment to promote Japanese Culture by The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii.

Tuesday July 2nd, 2019

Law Across The Sea: Christine Kubota and Na Lan on “Think Tech Hawaii” About 30+ Years Servicing Clients

Tuesday April 30th, 2019

Robert Thomas interviews author Howard Mansfield about his new book on property rights and eminent domain

Saturday December 1st, 2018
Damon Key’s Robert Thomas interviews author Howard Mansfield about his new book “The Habit of Turning the World Upside Down,” which focuses on property rights, property law, and…

Free I-9 Workshop: Damon Key’s Na Lan to Conduct Immigration Law Workshop for Chinese Chamber of Commerce

Saturday April 14th, 2018
Damon Key’s Na Lan will be presenting at a free workshop on “I-9 Form: Employee Eligibility to Work” on May 2, 2018, from 11:30am – 1pm. Details on the…

Damon Key’s Na Lan on “Condo Insider” – A Primer on HRS 514B

Saturday April 14th, 2018
Damon Key’s Na Lan was a guest recently on Think Tech Hawaii‘s “Condo Insider” program, talking about the legal issues facing condominium and common interest community associations…

New Article on Property Law: Supreme Court Adds to the Confusion in Takings Cases

Saturday March 3rd, 2018
The Zoning and Planning Law Report recently published Damon Key’s Robert Thomas‘s article on the U.S. Supreme Court’s regulatory takings decision….

Damon Key’s Na Lan Talks Condo Law and Comfort Animals on ThinkTech

Thursday January 18th, 2018
Damon Key’s Na Lan was a guest recently on Think Tech Hawaii‘s “Condo Insider” program, talking about the legal issues facing condominium…

Meet Our Five New Stars

Wednesday January 3rd, 2018
Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert welcomes five more stellar attorneys to our law firm. We are pleased to announce Na Lan, Joanna Zeigler, Brooke Hunter,

Mark M. Murakami Awarded CRE Credential as a Counselor of Real Estate

Monday December 18th, 2017
Mark M. Murakami has been awarded the Counselor of Real Estate credential by The Counselors of Real Estate. Membership in…

Christine Kubota Appointed as Co-Chair

Monday December 18th, 2017
Christine A. Kubota was appointed as one of Tri-Chairs of Gannenmono Committee with Tyler Tokioka and Sal Miwa. The Japanese-American community…

“The Taking” – Damon Key Eminent Domain Lawyer Quoted

Saturday December 16th, 2017
Damon Key’s Robert Thomas served as a source for ProPublica‘s and The Texas Tribune‘s recent series of eminent domain. ProPublica, which holds itself out as “an independent,…

Mark Murakami in Star-Advertiser on Honolulu Rail

Saturday December 16th, 2017
Damon Key’s Mark M. Murakami was quoted in the December 15, 2017 issue of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser in the story “As rail heads downtown, land deals get…

Damon Key Lawyers Attend Event Honoring UH Property Law Professor

Thursday December 7th, 2017
Damon Key lawyers Mark M. Murakami, Diane Hastert, and Greg Kugle attended a reception at the University of Hawaii Law School recognizing the award of the…

Welcome To The Firm’s (and the Bar’s) Newest Lawyers

Monday December 4th, 2017
At the State Senate Chambers, new admittees Andrew Kim, Brooke Hunter, and Ross Uehara-Tilton were sworn as members of the Hawaii Bar, and the Federal Bar….

Ken Kupchak On ThinkTech Hawaii

Monday December 4th, 2017
Damon Key’s Ken Kupchak was a return guest on Think Tech Hawaii, talking about his experiences in the Air Force in the Vietnam war.

R & R On The North Shore

Monday December 4th, 2017
One weekend in November, the firm attorneys took a little R & R and held a “no work” retreat, which included a beach-side hike on the windswept North Shore….

Damon Key’s Pro Bono Efforts: Access To Justice Room

Monday December 4th, 2017
The past few weeks, the firm’s lawyers have been volunteering at the Access to Justice Room, providing pro bono legal help to unrepresented civil litigants in District Court, under…

Brigham-Kanner Property Law Conference at William & Mary Law School

Monday December 4th, 2017
Recently, Damon Key’s Robert Thomas (third from left) spoke at the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference at the William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. This year, the…

Damon Key Lawyers Present CLE Sessions at the HSBA Annual Meeting

Monday December 4th, 2017
Recently, three Damon Key lawyers were featured speakers at the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. Robert Thomas spoke about “The Top Ten Appellate Traps, and How to…

Greg Kugle and Mark Murakami’s Annual HSBA Property Litigation Update

Monday December 4th, 2017
Damon Key lawyers Mark M. Murakami and Gregory Kugle recently presented their annual session to the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Real Property Section on Litigation updates in…

Strengthening Meritas International Ties

Monday December 4th, 2017
Hitomi Sakai (second from right), a lawyer in the Tokyo office of our firm’s Meritas affiliate, recently visited our offices. Pictured here with Damon Key’s Megumi Honami,…

Robert Thomas to co-Chair American Law Institute-CLE Conference on Eminent Domain

Friday October 27th, 2017
Robert Thomas is the co-planning Chair of the 35th Annual American Law Institute-CLE annual nationwide conference on eminent domain and property law, Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation, to…

Tred Eyerly: Solutions to Insurance Puzzles

Friday May 12th, 2017
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David McCauley on KHON-2 on Immigration Law

Friday May 5th, 2017

Chris Kubota to Speak on “Building a Successful International Career,” Friday, June 2, 2017

Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
Chris Kubota will be speaking on a panel discussing “Building a Successful International Career” sponsored by the Japan-America Society of Hawaii on Friday, June 2, 2017.

Damon Key’s Douglas Smith on KHON on Estate and Tax Planning (5-3-2017)

Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
Damon Key’s Doug Smith appeared on KHON-TV2 to talk about the importance of tax and estate planning. Madeleine Young and Megan Lim also answered KHON’s Action…

Meet Megan L.M. Lim

Friday April 1st, 2016
Megan L.M. Lim recently joined Damon Key in our Estate Planning practice group. Megan grew up in…

Damon Key’s Mark Murakami on KHON Report on Rail Project

Friday April 1st, 2016
Damon Key attorney Mark M. Murakami was interviewed on KHON TV-2 for the evening news for the report “HECO raises concerns over critical, unresolved issues…

Anna Oshiro and Sara Coes in Pacific Business News

Friday April 1st, 2016
Damon Key’s Anna Oshiro and Sara Coes were featured in our recent spot in Pacific Business News.

Damon Key Attorneys Present Seminar at Hawaii Senior Life Enrichment Association

Saturday February 13th, 2016
Damon Key’s Kelly Morikone and Megumi Honami recently presented a seminar at the Hawaii Senior Life Enrichment Association. HISLEA…

Damon Key’s Loren Seehase talks to UH Law Students About Interview Skills

Sunday February 7th, 2016
On February 1, 2016, Damon Key attorney Loren A. Seehase (along with Dean Ronette Kawakami and Dale Lee, Director…

Anna Oshiro in Pacific Business News: Court’s Construction Law Ruling Threatens Economic Growth

Sunday May 10th, 2015
Damon Key attorney Anna H. Oshiro was quoted in the recent Pacific Business News story “Opponents say…

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

Tuesday March 31st, 2015
Law360 reported on the recent Hawaii Supreme Court victory by Damon Key’s Ken Kupchak, Tred Eyerly,…

KHON Report on Damon Key’s Community Meeting re Rail

Tuesday March 3rd, 2015
More about the Thursday, March 5, 2015 community meeting about protecting property owners’ rights if…

Property Owners Invited: Honolulu Rail Project Public Informational Meeting, Thursday, March 5, 2015

Monday February 23rd, 2015
RSVP information below. On Thursday, March 5, 2015, from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. at the Farrington High School Cafeteria (

Greg Kugle and Mark Murakami Present “2014 Real Estate Litigation Update” to State Bar Assocation

Saturday December 6th, 2014
Damon Key attorneys Greg Kugle and Mark Murakami recently made a presentation sponsored by the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Real…

From Damon Key’s Immigration Practice Group: Scholars and Former INS/USCIS Attorneys Find President

Tuesday December 2nd, 2014
Citing federal statutes, regulations, and historical precedent, 136 law professors wrote a letter to Congress stating that President…

Summer Associate Hiring Update – September 2014

Tuesday September 23rd, 2014
We have completed our hiring process for 2015 Summer Associates, and are therefore no longer accepting applications. Please visit our…

Christine Kubota Reappointed to Haw Supreme Ct Committee on Court Interpreters and Language Access

Friday September 19th, 2014
Damon Key attorney Christine A. Kubota has been reappointed to the Hawaii Supreme Court’s Committee on Court Interpreters and…

Summer Associate Hiring Update – August 2014

Monday August 25th, 2014
Recruiting update: We have completed our on-campus interviews at the University of Hawaii, and are currently in the call-back interview…

Damon Key to Interview at University of Hawaii Law School

Tuesday July 15th, 2014
Damon Key is participating in the University of Hawaii Law School’s on-campus recruiting program. We are currently reviewing materials in…

Mark Murakami Presents “Contested Matters” Chapter in Hawaii Probate Manual

Friday January 10th, 2014
On January 10, 2014, Damon Key attorney Mark Murakami presented a session to the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Probate…

Christine Kubota to Lead International Women’s Leadership Summit

Tuesday December 10th, 2013
Damon Key attorney Christine A. Kubota is the Planning Co-chair of the upcoming Women’s Leadership Summit in Hawaii, a…

Welcome to Madeleine M.V. Young

Tuesday November 5th, 2013
Damon Key welcomes our newest lawyer to the firm’s Estate Planning Practice Group, Madeleine M. V. Young. More about her…

Mark Murakami Elected as Bar Association Treasurer

Saturday September 28th, 2013
In a statewide election, Mark M. Murakami was elected to be the Treasurer of the Hawaii State Bar Association…

Diane D. Hastert Honored as U. Hawaii Law School Dean’s Alumna of the Year

Saturday September 28th, 2013
Diane D. Hastert was honored at the 10th All-Class Reunion of the University of Hawaii Law School. Diane (Williams S….

Our Law Film Festival “Let’s Film All The Lawyers” – Opening Night at the Honolulu Museum of Art

Sunday September 15th, 2013
We kicked off our second law film festival, “Let’s Film All The Lawyers,” which we sponsor with the Honolulu Museum…

Legal Alert: Spring/Summer 2013

Thursday August 22nd, 2013
Download our latest Legal Alert, with articles on construction issues, estate planning, and insurance coverage. We also introduce you to…

Christine Kubota to Lead Seminar: Real Estate and Immigration

Thursday June 27th, 2013
On Thursday, August 8, 2013, from 10 am – noon, Damon Key attorney Christine Kubota will lead a seminar on…

Two Damon Key Attorneys in the News

Wednesday June 19th, 2013
Damon Key lawyers have been in the newspapers recently. First, Greg Kugle was quoted in “Defend Oahu…

Damon Key Attorney Chris Kubota Presents Check To Training Ship Crew

Monday June 17th, 2013
Damon Key attorney Christine Kubota currently serves as President of The United Japanese Society of Hawaii, and she recently…

Audio of HSBA Presentation on Amicus Briefing

Monday May 27th, 2013
Here is the audio recording of Damon Key lawyer Robert Thomas’s recent presentation to the Hawaii State Bar Association on…

Upcoming Conference: Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law in Hawaii – August 21, 2013

Monday May 27th, 2013
On August 21, 2013, The Seminar Group is presenting the Second Annual Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Conference, in Honolulu….

Damon Key Attorney Tred Eyerly’s HSBA Presentation on Insurance Coverage for Construction Defects

Tuesday May 21st, 2013
On May, 21, 2013, Tred Eyerly spoke to the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Litigation Section about the “Group Builders” issue…

Legal Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies When Debts Can Be Discharged In Bankruptcy

Tuesday May 14th, 2013
by Michael A. Yoshida On Monday, May 13, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified when certain debts can be discharged in…

New Court Decision Adds to the Costs of Construction

Tuesday April 23rd, 2013
Anna H. Oshiro ( The Hawaii Supreme Court has issued a construction licensing opinion concluding that renovation contractors are…

Damon Key Attorney to Deliver Keynote Address at Virginia Eminent Domain and Takings Law Conference

Saturday March 30th, 2013
Damon Key attorney Robert Thomas will be delivering the Keynote Address at the 7th Annual Virginia Eminent Domain Conference -…

Anna Oshiro Updates the Construction-Related Bills Moving Through the Hawaii Legislature

Saturday March 30th, 2013
Anna H. Oshiro has the latest on several important bills working their way through the Hawaii Legislature here.

Damon Key Participates in Access to Justice Commission’s Pro Bono Initiative

Saturday March 30th, 2013
The firm is participating in the Access to Justice Commission’s Pro Bono Initiative, and last month, Damon Key…

Kupchak, Murakami, in Pacific Business News on Eminent Domain and the Rail Project

Saturday March 16th, 2013
Ken Kupchak and Mark Murakami were quoted in the Pacific Business News story “Land acquisition for rail could…

Eyerly to Speak at ABA Insurance Conference in Tucson

Monday February 25th, 2013
Damon Key attorney Tred Eyerly will be speaking at the upcoming American Bar Association Litigation Section’s conference on Insurance…

Damon Key Honored by Legislature for Pro Bono Efforts

Saturday February 23rd, 2013
In February, Damon Key attorneys Mark Murakami, Bethany Ace, and Tred Eyerly represented the firm at the Access to Justice…

Damon Key Attorney Mark Murakami to Speak on Property Law and the PLDC at UH Law School

Saturday February 23rd, 2013
On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 7:15 – 8:309 p.m. in Classroom #2, the University of Hawaii Law School is…

Damon Key Construction Law Attorneys File Brief in Hawaii Supreme Court on Licensing Issues

Wednesday January 2nd, 2013
This case involves contractors’ licensing and whether the holder of a specialty renovation license is entitled to do certain specialty…

Federal Ct Complaint: City violates federal, state laws by blocking development of senior housing

Thursday November 1st, 2012
Huapala Senior Care E, LLC, a developer of residential housing for elderly residents of Manoa Valley, today filed a lawsuit…

U.S. News/Best Lawyers: Damon Key among “Best Law Firms”

Thursday November 1st, 2012
We’re pleased to announce that the firm has received Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 edition of U.S. News/Best Lawyers…

Damon Key and Honolulu Museum of Art Partner on Law Film Series

Friday September 14th, 2012
In early September, we partnered with the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art to present “The First…

Welcome to Bethany Ace

Friday September 14th, 2012
We’re pleased to announce that Bethany Ace has joined the firm. Ace is a member of the firm’s appellate practice,…

Four Damon Key Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year”

Friday September 14th, 2012
Four Damon Key attorneys have been named as the “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas: Christine…

Land Use Cases of Interest

Saturday September 17th, 2011
Here‘s a list of land use and related cases that are worth following, or that have been decided…

David McCauley Reports: Plenty of H-1B Visas Available

Thursday September 15th, 2011
David McCauley – one of Hawaii’s “Superlawyers” in Immigration Law and head of the firm’s Immigration and Naturalization group…

Follow Us On Facebook

Monday September 12th, 2011
We’ve launched our Facebook page. Go here, or visit to follow…

Damon Key Attorneys Author Chapters in ABA Eminent Domain Book

Monday September 12th, 2011
Damon Key attorneys contributed three chapters to a book on eminent domain law, recently published by the ABA, Eminent Domain…

Robert Thomas to Speak on Government Ethics at ABA Meeting

Monday September 12th, 2011
As part of the Fall Meeting of the ABA’s Section of State & Local Government Law in Tucson, on Thursday,…

Tred Eyerly on Faculty of Insurance Law Seminar

Sunday July 31st, 2011
Tred Eyerly will be a co-presenter at an insurance seminar hosted by Sterling Education Services on August 18, 2011….

Alert: GET Exemptions Suspended As Of July 1, 2011

Monday July 4th, 2011
Effective July 1, 2011, the Hawaii general excise and use tax exemption for certain persons and business activities is suspended…

James C. McWhinnie Receives Prestigious Grahovac Award

Tuesday May 24th, 2011
Meritas Law Firms Worldwide has announced that Honolulu attorney James C. McWhinnie is the recipient of the 2011 Grahovac…

Keeping Track of Rail

Tuesday May 10th, 2011
by Christi-Anne H. Kudo Chock Honolulu rail, officially referred to as the “High-Capacity Transit Corridor Project,” will generate its share of…

Special Update as of March 11: Relief for Japanese and Other Nationals from the Pacific

Monday March 14th, 2011
This advisory is for Japanese and other foreign nationals from the Pacific stranded in the United States due to the…

Meeting the Mayor

Tuesday March 8th, 2011
In Carlisle talks about rail, budget woes, the Pacific Business News writes about the breakfast meeting with Honolulu…

Anna Oshiro and Mark Murakami Noted in PBN Article “Verdict exposes contractors to liability risks”

Tuesday February 8th, 2011
Damon Key attorneys Anna Oshiro and Mark Murakami were quoted in the Pacific Business News article “Verdict exposes…

Damon Key Earns Recertification in Meritas, a Global Alliance of Business Law

Monday February 7th, 2011
The firm has been awarded recertification in Meritas, a global alliance of full service business law firms. Damon Key Leong…

Greg Kugle To Speak To HSBA On Shoreline Issues (2/18/2011)

Monday February 7th, 2011
On Friday, February 18, 2011 from noon to 1:00 p.m., Greg Kugle will be speaking to the Hawaii State…

Damon Key Welcomes New Associate

Monday January 10th, 2011
Damon Key welcomes our newest associate, Sara Mostafa-Ray! Fluent in Spanish and Arabic, Sara is part of our Immigration…

Damon Key To Sponsor 5th Hawaii Land Use Law Conference (Jan 13-14, 2011)

Wednesday December 22nd, 2010
On January 13 and 14, 2011, The Seminar Group will be holding the 5th Hawaii…

Vermont Law Review Publishes Article on Beach Takings by Damon Key Attorneys

Wednesday December 22nd, 2010
The Vermont Law Review has published an article authored by Damon Key attorneys Robert H. Thomas, Mark M….

Damon Key Featured in MidWeek: “Continuing Founders’ Legacy”

Wednesday December 8th, 2010
The December 8, 2010 edition of Midweek featured a story on the firm. “Continuing Founders’ Legacy” is about…

Damon Key Attorney Publishes Law Review Article on Eminent Domain

Wednesday December 8th, 2010
Robert Thomas, an attorney with the firm’s Land Use practice group, has published Recent Developments in Challenging the Right to…

Damon Key Attorneys Author ABA Article

Wednesday August 4th, 2010
Mark Murakami and Tred Eyerly‘s article, “Getting Around LHWCA’s Exclusion Remedy Roadblock – Injured Employee’s Claims Against…

McWhinnie Reappointed to the Special Committee on Judicial Performance

Tuesday May 11th, 2010
Damon Key partner James C. McWhinnie was reappointed as member of the Special Committee on Judicial Performance.

Jim McWhinnie Featured in Pacific Business News Article

Tuesday February 9th, 2010
Damon Key attorney Jim McWhinnie is featured in the February 5, 2010 Pacific Business News report Civil suits…

Chris Kubota Featured in Hawaii Business Story “The Business of Love”

Friday January 29th, 2010
Damon Key partner Christine Kubota is featured in a story in the February 2010 Hawaii Business magazine, “

Thomas to Speak to Government Lawyers on Land Use Exactions

Friday January 8th, 2010
On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, Damon Key attorney Robert Thomas will be speaking at a teleconference on land use…

Damon Key Attorney to Lead National Program on Constitutional Law

Thursday December 31st, 2009
On February 25, 2010, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Eastern (12:30 CT, 11:30 a.m. MT, 10:30 PT, and 8:30 HST),…

Damon Key Law Blogger Celebrates Second Anniversary

Thursday December 10th, 2009
Tred Eyerly, who researches and publishes one of the nation’s leading blogs on insurance law – Insurance Law…

Kupchak, Oshiro, Eyerly Author Hawaii Real Estate Law Manual Chapters

Monday November 16th, 2009
Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert attorneys Kenneth R. Kupchak, director; Anna H. Oshiro, director; and Tred Eyerly,…

Homeland Security Recinds “Safe Harbor” Rule

Thursday October 22nd, 2009
On October 7, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rescinded its so-called “safe harbor” rule that had specified the steps…

FCC’s Proposed Internet Service Provider Rules Opposed by Sen. McCain

Thursday October 22nd, 2009
On October 22, the Federal Communications Commission proposed new “Net Neutrality” rules which would prevent Internet service providers (ISPs) from…

Damon Key Attorneys Prevail in Hawaii Supreme Court Election Case

Tuesday October 20th, 2009
On October 20, 2009, the Hawaii Supreme Court held that in order to register as a voter, a person must…

Thomas to Speak at Small Business Hawaii

Monday October 19th, 2009
On Thursday, October 29, 2009, Damon Key attorney Robert Thomas will be speaking to Smart Business Hawaii (formerly Small…

Damon Key Law Blogger Enters Third Year

Monday October 19th, 2009
Damon Key attorney Mark Murakami celebrates the second anniversary of his law blog, “Well, it was last…

Damon Key Attorneys File U.S. Supreme Court Brief

Thursday October 15th, 2009
Damon Key attorneys Robert Thomas, Mark Murakami, and Tred Eyerly filed an amicus brief in the U.S….

Insurance Law Hawaii Blog Gets Shout Out

Wednesday October 14th, 2009
Tred Eyerly, who writes a blog on insurance law got a shout out—a rave review, sometimes called…

Thomas Heads ABA Condemnation Law Committee

Tuesday October 13th, 2009
At the recent American Bar Association annual meeting in Chicago, Damon Key director Robert H. Thomas was named Chair…

“Corporate Counsel” Publication Sees Benefits of Meritas

Thursday September 17th, 2009
Damon Key is Hawaii’s only Meritas member firm. The affiliation, explained in this Corporate Counsel publication, gives our…

Kupchak, Oshiro Address State Bar Convention

Friday September 11th, 2009
Kenneth R. Kupchak and Anna Oshiro, firm directors, presented to the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Sept. 18 convention on construction…

Hastert Nominated to Second Term on National Easter Seals Board

Friday September 11th, 2009
Diane Hastert, whose practice focuses on complex litigation and dispute resolution, has been nominated to a second term on…

Kubota Addresses Business/Cultural Issues

Wednesday July 8th, 2009
At the Wahine in Hawaii Business Forum Christine Kubota, one of the firm’s directors, discussed the need for a basic…

Kupchak, Hastert, McWhinnie and Smith “Best Lawyers”

Wednesday July 1st, 2009
Kenneth Kupchak, Diane Hastert, James McWhinnie and Douglas Smith have been named Best Lawyers of 2009 by the vote of…

Shin is one of Hawaii’s top Forty Under 40

Wednesday June 17th, 2009
Michelle Shin was selected as one of Pacific Business News’ Forty Under 40 in 2009. Awardees, all under the…

Frank Damon presented O in Life Award

Wednesday June 3rd, 2009
Frank Damon, a founding partner of the firm, was presented the O in Life Award, Punahou Alumni Association’s most prestigious…

Doug Smith Named 2009 Elsine Katz Volunteer Leader of the Year

Tuesday June 2nd, 2009
In the picture: Ray Bishop, Chairman of the Board, Goodwill Industries International; Doug Smith; Laura Robertson, President/CEO, Goodwill Industries of…

Meritas Recertifies DKLKH as Exclusive Hawaii Affiliate

Monday June 1st, 2009
Meritas, a global alliance of top-rated business law firms, has recertified its sole Hawai`i affiliate, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert…

Damon Key Attorneys Named as HSBA Chairs

Wednesday February 11th, 2009
DKLKH attorneys Greg W. Kugle, Mark M. Murakami and Courtney S. Kajikawa have been named 2009 Section Chairpersons of the…