Honolulu Externships

This list is not exclusive or exhaustive.

Judicial
Government - City & County of Honolulu
Government - State of Hawai'i
Government - United States of America
Corporate
Public Interest
Private Practice

 

Judicial

Hawai‘i Supreme
Court
Chief Justice
Mark E. Recktenwald
539-4700
  Associate Justice
Simeon R. Acoba
539-4725
  Associate Justice
Paula A. Nakayama
539-4720
  Associate Justice
Sabrina S. McKenna '82
539-4735
  Associate Justice
Richard W. Pollack
539-4715
Intermediate
Court of Appeals,
State of Hawaiʻi
Chief Judge
Craig H. Nakamura
539-4750
  Associate Judge
Daniel R. Foley
539-4698
  Associate Judge
Alexa D.M. Fujise '80
539-4004
  Associate Judge
Katherine G. Leonard '91
539-4751
  Associate Judge
Lawrence M. Reifurth
539-4206
  Associate Judge
Lisa M. Ginoza '89
539-4752
United States
District Court
Judge
Susan Oki Mollway
541-1720
  Judge
Derrick K. Watson
541-1470
  Judge
J. Michael Seabright
541-1804
  Judge
Leslie Kobayashi
541-1331
  Judge
Helen Gillmor
541-3502
Ninth Circuit
Court of Appeals
Judge
Richard R. Clifton
522-7474
United States
Bankruptcy Court
Judge
Robert J. Faris
522-8111
United States
Magistrate Courts
Magistrate Judge
Richard L. Puglisi
541-1900
  Magistrate Judge
Kevin S.C. Chang
541-1308
  Magistrate Judge
Barry M. Kurren
541-1306
Civil Admin Judge
Bert I. Ayabe
539-4580
  Judge
Patrick W. Border
539-4440
  Judge
Gary W.B. Chang
539-4084
  Judge
Virginia L. Crandall
539-4054
  Judge
Collette Y. Garibaldi
539-4640
  Judge
Edward C. Nacino
539-5245
  Judge
Karen Nakasone
538-5053
  Judge
Rhonda A. Nishimura
538-4012
  Judge
Karl K. Sakamoto
539-4150
  Judge
Rom A. Trader
538-5403
Civil – Probate Judge
Derrick H.M. Chan
539-4070
Criminal  Admin Judge 
Richard K. Perkins
539-4044
  Judge
Karen S.S. Ahn
539-4066
  Judge
Dexter D. Del Rosario
539-4078
  Judge
Glenn J. Kim
539-4320
  Judge
Randal K.O. Lee 
539-4330
  Judge
Richard W. Pollack
539-4686
Criminal,
Drug Court
Judge
Steven S. Alm
539-4646
Criminal, Family Judge
Fa'auuga To'oto'o
539-4058
Criminal,
Mental Health Court
Judge
Michael D. Wilson
539-4006
Family Judge
Edward H. Kubo
538-5130
Family Court
(Kapolei)
Judge
Robert M. Browning
954-8000 

GOVERNMENT – City and County of Honolulu

City and County of Honolulu,
Office of the
Corporation Counsel 
All Divisions -
Renee Sonobe-Hong,
First Administrative Deputy
Corporation Counsel 
768-5100
City and County of Honolulu,
Office of the
Prosecuting Attorney 
All Divisions -
Cherie Yamane,
Assistant to the First Deputy
Prosecuting Attorney 
768-6490

GOVERNMENT – State of Hawai‘i

State of Hawai‘i ,
Office of the Attorney General
All Divisions - Deputy Attorney
General Rodney J. Tam
586-1180
State of Hawai‘i,
Board of Education
Liann Ebesugawa 586-3334
State of Hawai‘i,
Department of Commerce &
Consumer Affairs (DCCA)
Division of Financial Institutions,
Iris Catalani
586-2815
State of Hawai‘i,
Insurance Division
Paul Yuen 586-2790
State of Hawai‘i,
Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB)
Mathew Coke 587-0681
State of Hawai‘i
Office of the Public Defender
John "Jack" Tonaki,
Chief Public Defender
586-2200
  Timothy Ho,
Deputy Public Defender
 
State of Hawai‘i ,
Public Utilities Commission
Lani Shinsato 586-2019
State of Hawai`i,
Department of Education
Civil Rights Compliance Susan Kitsu
586 -3321
Hawai`i Civil Rights Commission  Marcus Kawatachi 586-8660
University of Hawai`i 
Office of Intercollegiate Athletics
Marilyn Kaho`ohanohano 956-4499

GOVERNMENT - United States of America

Department of Justice, All Divisions Florence Nakakuni, US Attorney 541-2850
United States Army Corps of Engineers (Ft. Shafter) Kanale Sadowski, Assistant District Counsel 835-4432
United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Anthony Lang 566-4477

United States Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Frederick Tucher Frederick.Tucher@noaa.gov
  Kamaile Nichols, Attorney Advisor, Pacific Islands Section 944-2154
United States Office of the Public Defender Deputy Public Defender Alexander Silvert 541-2521
United States Office of the Trustee in Bankruptcy Curtis Ching 522-8150

CORPORATE

Bank of Hawai‘i

Cori Weston 694-8272

Sopogy

Matthew Stone 237-2413
Hawai‘i Public Policy Advocates (Legislative Lobbyists) Melissa Pavlicek or Steve Teves 447-1840
Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estate Colleen Wong, Vice President of Legal Services 523-6200
BioNRGY LLC (gasifier, pyrolysis and methane system developer) and
3P NRGY LLC (renewable energy consulting, grant writing and tax credit qualification)
Paul Shinkawa 782-2500

PUBLIC INTEREST

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Dan Gluck, Senior Staff Attorney office@acluhawaii.org
Bishop Museum Noa Dettwiler, Legal Counsel 847-8216
United States Army Corps of Engineers Kanale Sadowski, Assistant District Counsel 438-7068
Goodwill Industries Scot Fuji 836-0313
ext. 2024
Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice Victor Geminiani 587-7605
Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i Nalani Fujimoto Kaina, Executive Director 536-4302
The Outdoor Circle Marti Townsend, Executive Director 593-0300
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Jocelyn Doane 594-1834
Volunteer Legal Services Hawai‘i Dew Kaneshiro 528-7050

Private Practice

Various law firms and law offices have accepted Externs.  Students interested in private placements must receive prior approval of potential placements from the Extern Director before committing to an Externship placement. 

Contact

Dale W. Lee

Director of Professional Development
Phone
(808) 956-8636