Real Property & Financial Services

A Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association

Schedule of Events

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018

Our 2018 schedule of planned RPFSS events is currently as follows: Brown Bag Schedule: Friday, Jan. 19 – Ray Iwamoto, Local Counsel Opinions Friday, Feb. 23 – Ted Shirashi, Hawaii Dept. of Tax – HARPTA and Conveyance Tax Friday, Mar. 16 – Jim Kawachika, Ethics for Transactional Lawyers Friday, Apr. 20 – Dathan Choy and Carole Richelieu (DCCA Real Estate Branch),...

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Follow-Up Responses to February Brown Bag Questions

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018

Our February 23 Brown Bag presentation by Ted Shiraishi of the Hawaii Department of Taxation was well attended.  Ted braved the many questions posed by our members and graciously followed up with these responses: Whether a lease that has a 3 year term with two one year options is subject to conveyance tax. A lease is subject to conveyance tax if the full unexpired term is 5 years or more.  A...

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New Section Bylaws

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018

The RPFSS Bylaws were amended and restated effective as of January 1, 2018.  Special thanks are due to Board Members Connie Chang and Kekoa Keiley for spearheading this effort.

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