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New Year's fireworks
HAPPY 2017!!! As we reflect on 2016 and all that it brought, we thank our friends and families, and look forward towards 2017: the 241st birthday of the United States; year of the rooster (fire rooster, to be specific) in the Chinese horoscope; Hebrew year 5778; the United Nations International Year […]

Welcome 2017!



Poster of "Votes for Women," commemorating Women's Equality Day
Islandlawyers celebrates Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates women in the U.S. winning the right to vote.  Amazingly, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was only passed in 1920, meaning that women have only voting rights in this country for 95 years.  Time Magazine earlier today noted that women only make […]

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day








According to a recent study by the University of Missouri, there is a correlation between Twitter usage and divorce.  Specifically, higher amounts of Twitter usage was linked to higher conflict between couples.  Unsurprisingly, a 2013 report in the Journal of Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking found similar results from excessive Facebook use. […]

Can Your Marriage Withstand Social Media?


A pretty nice infographic on the Huffington Post this morning (crediting a Brown University study, the American Community Survey, and the Daily Beast), showing the divorce rates in different states in the U.S., as well as the top cities in that regard.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/04/us-divorce-rate_n_4184261.html Notably our little chain in the Pacific […]

HuffPo Graphic Shows Varying Divorce Rates in the U.S.





Islandlawyers’ Larie Manutai — Helping Others Through Education Larie Manutai, an attorney with Doi/Luke, Island Lawyers,  for her efforts to help others via education:  Larie Manutai — Education helps her find methods of helping others — Honolulu Star-Advertiser Michael Tsai’s February 19, 2013 Incidental Lives column in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, profiled Larie […]

Island Lawyers’ Larie Manutai – Helping Others Through Education