Board of Conflict Resolution-Hawaii Wins Peacemaker AwardPosted on Jan 11, 2019 in Featured News, News & Reports
Each year, the Mediation Center of the Pacific (MCP) recognizes individuals in Hawaii who consciously choose to make a difference; to excel at bringing peace to our community, and honors their efforts by naming a Peacemaker. This year, the Board of Directors for the Association for Conflict Resolution–Hawaii was given the honor for their collective efforts and dedication to peacemaking and problem-solving.
Congratulations and mahalo to the Judiciary Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution’s Director Cecelia Chang and Appellate Mediation Program Administrator/Trainer AnneMarie Smoke, both of whom serve on the ACR–Hawaii Board.
One of the Boardʻs many accomplishments highlighted by MCP Executive Director Tracey S. Wiltgen was “Indigenous Conflict Resolution: Practice and Integration,” a Continuing Legal Education panel discussion on native peacemaking and hooponopono, co-sponsored by: The Hawaii State Judiciary Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution; Columbia Law School Mediation Clinic; Association for Conflict Resolution–Hawaii; Hawaii State Bar Associaton–ADR Section; Native Hawaiian Bar Association; The Mediation Center of the Pacific, Inc.; and Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace & Conflict Resolution, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
For information on alternatives to litigation visit the Judiciary’s Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution web page at https://www.courts.state.hi.us/services/alternative_dispute/alternative_dispute_resolution, or call (808) 539-4ADR (4237).