Kevin S. Adaniya

Attorney at Law

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A Family Law Practice in Honolulu, Hawaii

(808) 528-2001

Kevin S. Adaniya

Attorney at Law

Request Initial Consultation

(808) 528-2001

  I will do everything I can to settle your case without having to fight it out in court. But if we have to take your case to court, I will work with you on preparing and presenting your best case for the Judge.  
  I will do everything I can to settle your case without having to fight it out in court. But if we have to take your case to court, I will work with you on preparing and presenting your best case for the Judge.  

Profile of Kevin S. Adaniya

Education

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

University of California at Santa Barbara (B.A. in Political Science)

Iolani School

Experience

Solo practitioner specializing in family law cases in Hawaii since 1996

Mediator/Facilitator for EPIC Ohana Conferencing (1999-2007)

Attorney for domestic violence agency, AmeriCorps/SAVD (1996-1999)

Law Clerk/Bailiff to Judge Riki May Amano (1995-1996)

Memberships/Positions

Hawaii State Bar Association, Family Law Section (1997-present), Child Law Section (2008-present)

American Bar Association, Family Law Section (1997-present)

Treasurer, Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii (2014-present)

Director, Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii (2013-present)

Chair, Child and Parent Advocates Section, Hawaii State Bar Association (2002 and 2003)

Legal Counsel, Hawaii Jaycees (2002 and 2003)

Director, Young Lawyers Division of Hawaii State Bar Association (1999 and 2000)

Vice-President, Hawaii Business Jaycees (1997-2000)

Activities

Volunteer for Counts in the Community Program (2016)

Volunteer for Mediation Center of the Pacific (2014-present)

Volunteer for Kapolei Access to Justice Room (2013-present)

Member of Family Court’s Teen Day Committee (2011-present)

Member of Leadership and Community Service Committee, Hawaii State Bar Association’s Family Law Section (2008 present)

Volunteer Settlement Master for Family Court (2006-present)

Volunteer for Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii (1996-present)

Volunteer for projects of the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (1996-present)

Member of Child Protective Act Task Force (2009-2011)

Member of Court-Improvement Program Advisory Committee (2002-2007)

Volunteer for Kids First Program (1998-2005)

Member of Family Drug Court Steering Committee (2003-2005)

Volunteer for Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem Program (1998-2000)

Publications

Faculty Member and Co-Author, Family Law From A to Z (National Business Institute, 2016)

Contributing Author, A Handbook for Sole and Small Firm Practitioners (Hawaii State Bar Association, 2012 Revised Edition)

Faculty Member and Co-Author, Children’s Records Law in Hawaii (Lorman Education Services, 2004)

Faculty Member and Co-Author, Child Custody and Visitation in Hawaii (National Business Institute, 2003)

Faculty Member and Co-Author, Paralegals in Family Law Practice in Hawaii (Institute for Paralegal Education, 1999 and 2002)

Awards/Recognition

Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Hawaii from The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (2016)

Recipient of Certificate of Special Commendation from Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii (1997)

Recipient of Daniel K. Inouye Award (1999) and Edward Nakano Memorial Award (1998) from the Hawaii Jaycees

Recipient of Outstanding Local Vice-President Award from the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (1998)

Presentations Given

Facilitator, Pro Se Divorce Clinics, Hawaii Lawyers Care/Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii (various)

Panelist, Law School Fair and Consortium, William S. Richardson School of Law (12/1/98)

Presenter, Ready for the World Training, Hawaii State Bar Association/Young Lawyers Division (2/25/99)

Panelist, Exploring Your Options Program, Hawaii State Bar Association/Young Lawyers Division (4/20/99)

Panelist, Orientation Week, William S. Richardson School of Law (8/20/99)

Speaker, Waipahu High School Career Day (2/11/00)

Presenter, Ready for the World Training, Hawaii State Bar Association/Young Lawyers Division (5/3/00)

Panelist, Orientation Week, William S. Richardson School of Law (8/18/00)

Presenter, Pro Se Divorce Clinic Training for Attorney Volunteers, Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii (2/10/01)

Speaker, William S. Richardson School of Law’s Family Law Clinic (4/23/02)

Presenter, Brownbag Lunch Seminar re: CPS Benchbook, CAPA and HSBA (5/30/02)

Panelist, Defining and Apply the “Best Interests of the Child Concept in Court,” 2008 Annual, Child Welfare Law Update (7/31/08)

Mentor/Coach, Children and the Law negotiation exercise, William S. Richardson School of Law (10/22/08)

Panelist, “The New Child Welfare Act: How Will the New Law Affect Practice in Hawaii’s Child Abuse and Neglect Cases?” and “The Significance of Hawaii’s New Child Protective Act”, Hawaii Court Improvement Program’s 2010 Annual Child Welfare Law Update (7/7/10)

Presenter, The New Child Welfare Act, Child Law Section (8/25/10)

Moderator, Parenting Counseling/Coordination Panel Discussion, Leadership and

Community Service Committee of the Family Law Section (12/3/10)

Panelist, To Tell The Truth, That’s MY Line: Collaboration to Promote Child Safety, 2011 Ohana Is Forever V Conference (9/30/11)

Panelist, HELP Access to Justice Training Session (3/13/16)

Law Office of Kevin S. Adaniya

  • Union Plaza
    1136 Union Mall #303
    Honolulu, HI 96813
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  • Phone: (808) 528-2001
  • Fax: (808) 528-1028
  • E-Mail: kevinadaniya@msn.com

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Post-Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Child Custody
  • Visitation/Timesharing
  • Child Support
  • Guardianship of a Child
  • Adoption
  • TRO
  • CPS/DHS
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