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 (1996-present)

Mediator for the Oahu Child Welfare Mediation Program (2022-present)

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)

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (2010-present)

Permaennt Committee on Family Court Rules (2021-present)

Annual Child Welfare Law Update Planning Committee (2021-present)

Director, Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii (2013-2018)

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 Mediation Center of the Pacific (2014-present)

Volunteer for Kapolei Access to Justice Room (2013-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 Family Court's Teen Day Committee (2011-2021)

Member of Family Law Section's Leadership and Community Service Committee (2008-2012)

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 (2021)

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)

Law Office of Kevin S. Adaniya

  • Finance Factors Center
    1164 Bishop Street, Suite 611
    Honolulu, Hawaii 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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