Our litigators represent clients in complex, high stakes commercial litigation. Their expertise includes disputes that involve contracts, employment, construction, real estate, corporate governance, title insurance, and professional malpractice. All of our senior attorneys have over 15 years of experience in jury and bench trials, arbitrations and other forms of dispute resolution.

AHFI’s business lawyers work closely with clients on matters involving real estate development, health care, public finance, tourism, agriculture, transportation, technology, and other fields. Our influential and seasoned government relations and public policy professionals help clients understand, evaluate, and maneuver through the maze of laws, regulations and public policy.

Bet the company. Grow the company. We have the right strategies for both.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Sometimes the best venue to resolve your dispute is not court. Let’s work together to determine the best approach for solving your problems.

Appellate Practice

If you want to safeguard a courtroom victory or turn around a disappointing loss, you need experienced appellate lawyers who can help you when the stakes — and the courts — are the highest.

Banking & Corporate Finance

Our attorneys will understand your core business objectives and will work to provide financial solutions that can help you acquire, finance, develop your company and your next project.

Constitutional and Civil Rights

Fighting for the rights enshrined in the Bill of Rights is in our DNA.  We take big cases with big implications to protect your rights and hold the violators accountable.

Corporate and Business

AHFI counsels new and existing businesses by analyzing risks, resolving business disputes quickly, litigating, and helping you strategize to determine the best path to success.

Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy

Sooner or later, everyone experiences some kind of financial trouble. But there are smart ways to dig yourself out from your financial problems.

Employment Law

AHFI works closely with employers to guide them through the maze of employment laws, and to anticipate their needs to help avoid and reduce distracting workplace conflicts, so they can concentrate on running their business.

Environment, Cultural & Natural Resources

Because of the history and beauty of the Hawaiian people and the landscape, our state has strong environmental, cultural and natural resource protections. We can advise clients on the best ways to move your work here forward while respecting the `aina.

Government Contracts

Untangling complex government regulations requires a knowledgeable guide who can steer clear of contractual pitfalls and bring things to a fruitful close.

Government Relations

Our Public Policy Group is skilled in evaluating the legal, regulatory, policy and political environment in which your company exists, and can chart a course of action to impact government and policy to meet your company or industry goals.


The business of healthcare is constantly changing and you need attorneys who are well-versed in the latest trends and strategies to protect your company through litigation, when necessary, and business counseling.

Intellectual Property

If you have a business, you need to secure your data, property, and the processes that make your business unique.  We have experienced attorneys who can help you protect your intellectual property and fight for your rights if you’ve been violated.


Fast. Tough. Smart. We are experienced trial lawyers who will work tirelessly to solve your legal problems and bring your dispute to the quickest possible resolution.

Real Estate

AHFI’s real estate attorneys have played an important role in shaping how Hawai`i has grown. From developing properties to handling landlord-tenant disputes — and much more — we can handle all of your real property needs.