Hometown: Kamakura, Japan
Degree: Bachelor of Law, Keio University
Why did you choose UH Law? As a practicing attorney in Environmental Law in Japan, I was drawn to the strength of the Environmental Law Program at UH. I am striving to earn a specialization in Environmental Law.
What were you doing before you started your LLM? I practiced law in Japan for a small firm in Tokyo.
Where are you headed after you graduate? I will return to my law firm in Tokyo.
Describe UH Law in three words. Very, very international
Where can we find you when you're not in class? I love cycling around Honolulu on my road bike.
What advice would you give to an entering law student? Bring a warm jacket and long pants for studying in the Law Library.
Where is your favorite place to study? The University Campus Center
What surprised you most about UH Law? I was pleased to find that every student has a private carrel in the Law Library.
What do you like most about UH Law? I like the fact that there are many small classes on a variety of subjects to choose from.