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  • Kamehameha Schools’ Shameful Legacy of Sexual Abuse

    Kamehameha Schools’ Shameful Legacy of Sexual Abuse

    A towering symbol of Hawai‘i pride, Hawai‘i’s Kamehameha Schools has educated some of the Hawaiian Islands’ leading lights since 1887. Named for the monarch who united the Hawaiian Islands, Kamehameha’s boarding school on Oahu provided families of native...

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    What Should Maui Fire Victims Expect from Their Law Firm?

    What Should Maui Fire Victims Expect from Their Law Firm?

    Ashes were still smoldering in Lahaina when mainland lawyers began arriving with big promises and a sense of urgency. In the months since, survivors have been inundated by advertisements from lawyers seeking to sign them on for legal...

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    Brave Sexual Abuse Victims are Coming Forward and Making a Difference

    Brave Sexual Abuse Victims are Coming Forward and Making a Difference

    With its narrow focus on catching and punishing offenders, the criminal justice system too often leaves crime victims feeling forgotten, and in many cases victimized all over again. That’s especially true for victims of child sexual abuse, many...

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    5 Most Common Ways People Are Exposed to Asbestos

    5 Most Common Ways People Are Exposed to Asbestos

    Until about four decades ago, most structures in Hawaii were built with material containing asbestos, including the state’s military bases, state buildings, homes and even schools. While the health risks from these materials are well-known today, the use...

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    Lawsuit: San Diego Catholic Diocese Hid Assets from Sex Abuse Victims

    Lawsuit: San Diego Catholic Diocese Hid Assets from Sex Abuse Victims

    A new lawsuit claims the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego attempted to hide real estate holdings valued at more than $450 million to avoid paying out legal settlements to hundreds of victims of childhood sexual abuse. The...

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    Attorney Alyssa Segawa Selected to AAJ Leadership Role

    Attorney Alyssa Segawa Selected to AAJ Leadership Role

    Galiher DeRobertis & Waxman is proud to announce that firm partner Alyssa Segawa has been selected to represent trial lawyers in Hawai’i on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). The appointment to a...

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