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Land Use Law

January 15 & 16, 2009 -- Honolulu, HI

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Overview

The Hawai‘i system of land use is complex and private land use is highly regulated. Attorneys and legal staff, planners, government officials, land owners and developers need to understand the complex federal, state and local requirements and procedures.

An expert faculty of land use practitioners, planners and regulators will explain the latest issues in land use law as it affects all Hawaiians. This program will give you the tools you need to fully participate in the Hawai‘i land use system.

Thank you to the Seminar Co-Sponsors Real Property & Financial Services Section of the HSBA and William S. Richardson School of Law.

Want to promote your company by becoming a Sponsor of this seminar?
Call The Seminar Group at 800-574-4852 for more information.



Who Should Attend:
Attorneys and Legal Staff
Government Officials
Planners
Landowners
Developers
Real Estate Professionals
Appraisers
Environmentalists
Anyone Concerned with the Present and Future Use of Hawai`i’s Land







Agenda

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Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009
9:00Welcome & Introduction to Day One
Kudo Professor of Law
William S. Richardson School of Law,
University of Hawaii
Ashford & Wriston LLP
9:10Critical Legal Issues in Hawai’i Land Use Law and a Look to the Future
• Summary of Critical Issues
Kudo Professor of Law
William S. Richardson School of Law,
University of Hawaii
• Commentary on Summary
Ashford & Wriston LLP
9:45Eminent Domain
• Leasehold to Fee Conversion Laws; The Meaning of Public Use
Ashford & Wriston LLP
• Privately Initiated Condemnation
Winer Meheula & Devens LLP
10:45Break
11:00Federal Statutory Requirements ~ A Panel Discussion
The Endangered Species Act; Environmental Impact Statement (EIS); Section 404 Dredge & Fill Permits
William S. Richardson School of Law,
University of HI at Manoa
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
12:00Keynote Lunch Presentation: Transit Oriented Development
Federal Policy and Structuring Transactions
Bryan Cave LLP
Atlanta, GA
1:30Land Use Districts and the Land Use Commission
Important Agricultural Lands Designation; Expansion of the Rural District
Land Use Research Foundation
Land Use Commission, State of Hawaii
2:15Emerging Water Issues
Coastal Zone Management Permits; Hawai’i’s Floodway, Floodplain and Coastal Inundation Zone Requirement
Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert
3:00Break
3:15View From Hawai’i Community Development Authority (HCDA)
Hawai’i Community Development Authority
4:00The Green Movement
Land Use and Zoning Issues
William S. Richardson School of Law,
University of HI at Manoa
4:45Questions and Answers
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
9:00Welcome & Introduction to Day Two
Kudo Professor of Law
William S. Richardson School of Law,
University of Hawaii
Ashford & Wriston LLP
9:10Transit Oriented Zoning and Transit Oriented Development
Department of Planning and Permitting,
City and County of Honolulu
9:45Subdivision Requirements
Impact Fees and Exactions; State Statutory Requirements; Workforce Housing; Land Development Conditions and Workforce Housing
Kudo Professor of Law
William S. Richardson School of Law,
University of Hawaii
Carlsmith Ball LLP
Department of the Corporation Counsel,
County of Maui, HI
11:00Break
11:15Cultural Impacts of Federal, State and Local Land Use Law; Burial Grounds
William S. Richardson School of Law,
University of HI at Manoa
Ku’iwalu
12:15Questions and Answers






Faculty

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Prof. David L. Callies, FAICP, ACREL, Program Co-Chair, of the William S. Richardson School of Law, is the author of Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawaii, co-editor of the annual Land Use and Environmental Law Review, and the co-author of casebooks on land use and property law. He is past chair of the HSBA Section on Property Law and Financial Services and of the ABA Section of State and Local Government Law.

Benjamin A. Kudo, PhD, Program Co-Chair, of Ashford & Wriston LLP, specializes in land use, planning, zoning and real estate development. He has handled major resort, commercial, industrial, and residential developments throughout Hawaii, representing clients locally, from around the nation, and internationally from the Pacific-Asia region.

Robert H. Thomas, Program Co-Chair, a Director with Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert, is a land use and appellate lawyer, focusing on regulatory takings, eminent domain, water rights, and voting rights cases. He has tried cases and appeals in Hawaii, California, and the federal courts.

Prof. Denise E. Antolini, an Associate Professor and Director of the Environmental Law program at the William S. Richardson School of Law, chairs the school’s building committee. Her courses include torts, environmental law, environmental litigation, natural resources law, and legal writing.

David Z. Arakawa has served as Executive Director of the Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, and a Manager with the Leeward Oahu Transportation Management Association, since 2007. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President with Hawaiian Airlines and prior to that, he was Corporation Counsel with the City and County of Honolulu for eight years.

Patricia E. Billington is Assistant District Counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Honolulu District, is also primary legal counsel for the Department of the Army permit and civil works programs in Hawai‘i, American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Dawn Naomi S. Chang is a principal with Ku’iwalu, a native Hawaiian woman-owned small business that specializes in culturally sensitive issues, including working with developers and native Hawaiian families on native Hawaiian burial issues.

Prof. Carl C. Christensen holds an appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i, where he presently teaches Indian Law. Prior to accepting his current position, he served as Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

Christopher J. Cole, a partner with Carlsmith Ball LLP, concentrates in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis in labor and employment law, real estate litigation, environmental litigation, and complex commercial litigation.

Orlando R. “Dan” Davidson is Executive Officer of Land Use Commission, State of Hawai‘i. He was previously Executive Director of the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation and has also served as Executive Director of the Land Use Research Foundation.

Madelyn D’Enbeau is an attorney with the Department of the Corporation Counsel, County of Maui, State of Hawai‘i.

Jay J. Levin, Keynote Speaker, a partner with the Atlanta, Georgia office of Bryan Cave LLP, is the leader of the firm’s Real Estate Finance & Development services group. His practice encompasses commercial real estate finance and development, commercial leasing, project finance, FHA-insured mortgage lending and construction contract matters.

Derek Mayeshiro, an attorney with Winer Meheula & Devens LLP, practices in the areas of construction litigation, commercial litigation and personal injury litigation.

James K. Mee, LEED AP, a partner at Ashford & Wriston LLP, has practiced with the firm since 1982. He focuses his practice on real estate transactions, property rights litigation, land use, estates and trusts, Hawaiian rights, and appeals, and has served as the landowner representative to the Hawaii State Leasehold Forum.

Deepak Neupane is with the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority.

David K. Tanoue, Director of the Department of Planning and Permitting, City and County of Honolulu, was previously a senior deputy attorney with the Department of Corporation Counsel.







Credits

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This seminar is approved for the following credits

WA MCLE
9.5 General CLE Credits

CA CLE
9.5 General CLE Credits - The Seminar Group is an approved MCLE provider

HI Real Estate
6.0 Hours of Real Estate Credit

If this seminar has not been approved for the credits you require, let us know and we will look into it for you.

Information on Continuing Education Credits







Fees

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Attorney $795.00
 
2 or more $740.00
 
Government / Non-Profit $695.00
 
New Associate $560.00
 
Other Professionals $560.00
 
Student $497.00
 
Printed Materials $120.00
 
DVD Homestudy $540.00
 
CD Homestudy $540.00
 
Day One $487.00
 
Day Two $487.00
 

Fee Description

Cancellation Policy

We will refund your tuition less a $50 cancellation charge if we receive your cancellation by 1/9/2009.







Location

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This seminar is being held at:
 
Ala Moana Hotel
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, HI 96814-4722
Phone: 808-955-4811
 


















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