Gavin Doi Interviewed About Same Sex Divorce in Hawaii

Islandlawyers attorney Gavin Doi was interviewed by Kristine Uyeno of KHON2 News on January 2, 2014, regarding same sex divorce in Hawaii.  Doi/Luke, Islandlawyers filed the first same sex divorce complaint in Hawaii, upon Hawaii’s enactment of a same sex marriage law, clearing the way for same sex divorce.   Gavin specifically addressed that the forms and process for divorce in Hawaii had not yet caught up with the legalization of same sex divorces, and how to deal with those form and process issues.


Gavin Doi Interviewed about Same Sex Divorce in Hawaii
Gavin Doi Interviewed about Same Sex Divorce in Hawaii

KHON2 News reporter Kristine Uyeno interviews Gavin Doi of Doi/Luke, Islandlawyers about the newly-legalized same sex divorce process. Doi/Luke filed the first same sex divorce in Hawaii, in January 2014

About Gavin K. Doi

Gavin, a founding partner of Doi/Luke, was born and reared in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, graduating from McKinley High School, and receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Reed College in Portland, Oregon. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law in Denver, Colorado. Previously, Gavin worked with the Child Support Enforcement Agency and the AmeriCorps Domestic Violence Clinic. An advocate of pro bono legal work, Gavin volunteers time with Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii and the Hawai’i State Bar Association. In 2013, Gavin co-authored the book Child Custody Litigation and Settlements (Aspatore Books/Thomson West), penning the section "Working with Your Client Towards a Successful Child Custody Case." Gavin is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association and the HSBA Family Law Section, and was presented with the 2002 Justice Award by the Hawaii State Bar Association, which honors one lawyer annually for their outstanding contribution to the ideals of justice. The Hawaii Access to Justice Commission honored Gavin in 2012 for his pro bono service to the community. Gavin has extensive experience in divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, restraining orders, and other family law matters, and has a Distinguished rating with Martindale-Hubble®/, and an Avvo rating of 10 out of 10. He can be e-mailed at: .

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