Dale E. Zane
Dale E. Zane
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Clients seek Dale for his knowledge and experience with commercial leasing, including retail, office and industrial leasing. He has also assisted clients in shopping center and resort development, including acquisition, sale and financing. Often much of his time is spent advising on hospitality industry development, planning and operations.


Dale has a passion for fostering young minds and start-ups. He is a director for Variety School of Hawai‘i and past director for Hawai‘i Angels and volunteers with Hawai’i First Robotics.

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  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
    • J.D. - 1987
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
    • B.A. - 1984
    • Major: Mathematical Economics

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 1987

Professional Associations

  • Hawaii State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Heart Association, Oahu Division, Director
  • HSBA Real Property and Financial Services Section, Director
  • Variety School of Hawaii, Director

Published Works

  • School Searches Under the Fourth Amendment: New Jersey v. T.L.O., 72 Cornell Law Review 368

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial Leases
  • Lease Rent Negotiation and Arbitration
  • Hawaii Business Organizations, Contracts, and Transactions


  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Chambers USA, 2018