A world-class law firm that, lucky for us,
just happens to be located in Hawai‘i.

Having been a part of this community for over a century means we know the lay of the land, how things work and, most importantly, how to get things done in Hawai‘i. We offer a broad range of practices and our experienced team of over 60 attorneys can navigate the complexities of any legal issue relating to Hawai‘i business. This unwavering dedication to excellence is reflected in our proven track record of positive legal outcomes. 


Industry Focus

Goodsill attorneys provide innovative, solutions-oriented legal and general business counsel to an impressive list of domestic and international clients across a wide array of industries.


Hawai‘i Life, Hawai‘i Law Matters

Hawai‘i Supreme Court Makes State and Private Property Owners Jointly Responsible For Seawall

In the case of Gold Coast Neighborhood Association v. State of Hawai‘i, SCWC-14-0000472 (Aug. 25, 2017), the Supreme Court of the State of Hawai‘i held that, through decades of public use coupled with the State’s prior repair and maintenance of a seawall on private property, the State acquired an easement over it and thereby a joint responsibility with the private property owners to maintain the seawall.   

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Hawai‘i Life, Hawai‘i Law Matters

Food and Beverage Companies Must Comply with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act to Avoid Problems Getting Their Products to the Market

This short summary broadly addresses two aspects of the FSMA: the requirement for a written food safety plan and the FDA’s expanded enforcement powers.  

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Johnathan C. Bolton Presenting at the 2017 Hawaii Bankruptcy Bar Association Fall Conference

Goodsill partner Johnathan C. Bolton will be a presenter at the 2017 Hawaii Bankruptcy Bar Association’s Fall Conference on November 9, 2017 at the Halekulani Hotel in Waikiki, Hawaii. 

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