Real Property & Financial Services

A Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association

Schedule of Events

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018

Our 2019 schedule of planned RPFSS events is currently as follows:   Friday, Aug. 23, noon to 1 pm, HSBA conference room – Jeffrey Ono (Watanabe Ing LLP) and Craig Nakanishi (Cades Schutte LLP), Real Estate, Energy, and the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission Friday, Sep. 20, 11:30 am to 1 pm, HSBA conference room – Greg Kugle and Mark Murakami (Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert) with...

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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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January 2018 Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018

Local Counsel Opinions Presented by Raymond S. Iwamoto, Esq., Schlack Ito, A Limited Liability Law Company Date/Time: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Place:           HSBA Conference Room (1100 Alakea Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813) Hawaii real estate attorneys often provide third party legal opinions in connection with loan transactions. This practice continues to...

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