Our Staff

At Doi/Luke, Islandlawyers, our staff is at the heart of what we do,
working closely with the public and our clients on a daily basis.
They are friendly, experienced, and hard working.


Eileen Kirihara


Eileen is the friendly voice that greets our phone callers and people visiting our reception area.  Eileen can be reached at ek@islandlawyers.com.


Emily Lao

Administrative Staff

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Emily Lao, Administrative Staff

Emily joined Doi/Luke in 2022, after receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Prior to coming on board as an employee, Emily interned with Doi/Luke while in school.  She has gained considerable experience helping clients with their financial statements and gathering discovery materials.  Emily can be reached at el@islandlawyers.com.


Sara Perry

Legal Assistant


Ashley Vanderford

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Ashley Vanderford, Office Manager

Office Manager

Ashley has been with Doi/Luke since 2018. She was born and raised in Hawaii and grew up on the westside of Oahu. She graduated from Waianae High School, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Ethics and Policy from the University of Portland. After graduation, Ashley taught English in South Korea for two years before returning to Hawaii. She currently volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) for children. When she is not working or volunteering, she enjoys spending time with her family. Ashley can be reached at anv@islandlawyers.com.




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