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Since the closing of the courts in Hawaii on March 17, 2020 due to the novel COVID 19 pandemic the courts have been operating on two online platforms. WebX and Zoom as well as in-person hearings under certain circumstances.

As a whole, the option to hold remote hearings was incredible. I observed higher participation from

Aloha readers,

It has been almost two years since my last entry. I have been completely overwhelmed with balancing my academic journey getting my Masters in Public Health (MPH) and Juris Doctorate at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and developing my professional identity in the legal community in Hawaii.

I wrapped up taking the

Aloha and welcome back to my blog,

This blog entry will be talking less about my projects here at Legal Aid Society of Hawaii and more on a greater problem the legal profession is experiencing. Legal disparities that are based on race and ethnicity. Out of that disparity was born “Race-Based Advocacy”, an activity that

Aloha kakou,

There is a ‘ōlelo no‘eau (Hawaiian proverb) that reads “‘Ike aku, ‘ike mai. Kōkua aku, kōkua mai. Pēlā ka nohona ‘ohana.” This translates into “Watch, observe. Help others and accept help. That is the family way.” In a way the ancient Hawaiians had implemented a very modern project management system commonly known as

Aloha Kakahiaka and Good Morning,

Here at Legal Aid Society (http://www.legalaidhawaii.org/), our mission is “to address critical legal needs through high quality legal advocacy, outreach, and education in the pursuit of justice and fairness.

We help our clients in areas of law that include public assistance, wage theft, consumer protections & foreclosures, fair housing, family law, immigration,

Aloha awakea,

That means “good afternoon.”

With my last final behind me, I am looking forward to enjoying my summer fellowship with Access To Justice at my home base at Legal Aid Society of Hawaii.

Surfer in the morning, attorney in the evening, and student at night.

On top of being a student, I am