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Aug. 8 Tribute to Chief Justice Richardson

Posted on Jul 27, 2011 in Press Releases

A program paying tribute to the many accomplishments of the late Chief Justice William S. Richardson will be held on August 8, 2011, from 5:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., at Ali`iolani Hale, 417 S. King Street.

The program is entitled, “Ho`okupu Makou ia Richardson,” which means “We Pay Tribute to Richardson.” It is co-sponsored by the University of Hawaii (UH) William S. Richardson School of Law and the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center.

The speakers are Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald; Associate Justice Simeon R. Acoba, Jr.; UH Law School Dean Avi Soifer; UH Law School Professors Melody MacKenzie and Mari Matsuda; Ivan Lui-Kwan, a partner with Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher; and UH Law Review Editors Lynda Arakawa and Christopher Leong.

The program is open to the public and free of charge. There will be light refreshments and music. Anyone interested in attending should call 539-4999 to RSVP.

For more information, contact the Communications and Community Relations Office at 808-539-4909 or via email at

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