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Watanabe Ing LLP

Summer Kaiawe

Honolulu, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: General Commercial
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Litigation: General Commercial - Hawaii

Up and Coming

Summer Kaiawe is increasingly recognized for her broad civil litigation capabilities, which include both trial and appellate proceedings. Her practice includes environmental and real estate concerns such as land use and water rights disputes.
"She understands the nuances of what is going on in complex issues, and is definitely an up-and-coming litigator in the commercial space."
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Summer H. Kaiawe concentrates her practice in the areas of land use entitlements, land titles, water rights and resources, business and real estate issues, intellectual property, and is an effective advocate experienced in administrative and contested case proceedings, litigation, trial, and appeals related to these areas. Summer strives to deliver the highest level of client satisfaction through a practical approach attune to business considerations and client goals. She is also deeply committed to serving the community through pro bono and charitable activities.


Distinctions: Hawaii Business Magazine’s 20 for the Next 20 (2021); Super Lawyers, Rising Stars (2017-2020); Hawaii Federal Trial Academy (2018); Hawaii State Bar Association, Leadership Institute Fellow (2015)

Community Involvement: Aloha Harvest, Board of Directors, Director (2016-Present); Helping Hands Hawaii, Board of Directors, Director (2021-Present); American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, House of Delegates, Hawaii Delegate (2020-Present); Hawaii Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being (2019-Present); Hawaii State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, President (2019); Hawaii State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Vice President (2018); Hawaii State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Secretary (2017); Hawaii State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Director (2016); Hawaii Federal Court Pro Bono Panel member (2018-Present)

Summer Kaiawe

Watanabe Ing LLP

Phone number

First Hawaiian Center

999 Bishop Street

12th Floor

Suite 1250




HI 96813

Ranked In

USA 2021

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