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Hawaii Paralegal Association

The wildfires on our neighbor islands has been devastating for our State. The catastrophic fire that swept through Maui is a tragic event. Our thoughts are with those whose livelihoods have been impacted and displaced by the unpredictable force of nature. As an organization with members in different jurisdictions, we recognize the deep loss of life, ʻāina and home. HPA is committed to maintaining the spirit of aloha and strong sense of unity. 

Together, we can make a difference for our community in a time of need. Please join the HPA Board of Directors as we kōkua our friends at the Hawaii State Bar Association with their efforts to help our Maui community.

Mahalo to our heroic first responders and emergency personnel who work tirelessly to keep the public safe.  

Kalen K. Sato, President & Director of Prof. Development
Erica Wong, Vice President & Career Opportunities Director 
Susan Ramelb, Treasurer
Nellieann Shiroma, Secretary & Public Relations Director
Aggie B. England, Standards Director
RitaLyn M. Tagura, Membership & Website Director 
Ronell B. Badua, AACP, Social Media Director & Board Advisor  

Extended Disaster Legal Hotline 

The Hawaii State Bar Association members are providing free legal assistance to those affected by the wildfires. Attorneys are available to answer questions about document replacement, insurance claims processes, landlord-tenant matters, and other issues. Read more here.

Lahaina District Courthouse Details

The Hawaii State Judiciary announced that the Lahaina District Courthouse will reopen on September 5 and resume normal operations. Read more details here.

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