With extensive and often complex land use regulations, being a landowner in Hawai‘i can present many challenges. Particularly when properties are close to the shoreline, land use regulations can be a confusing and frustrating area to navigate. Notices of violation often come with heavy daily fines and can become overwhelming if not promptly addressed.
Our attorneys assist clients with everything from appealing a Notice of Violation to challenging an adverse administrative decision through appeals and litigation. Decades of experience negotiating with state and county agencies and practicing before the various boards and commissions enables our attorneys to quickly evaluate problems and plan an effective course of action to address land use violations and disputes.
What We Do
- Zoning Violations
- Administrative Contested Case Hearings and Declaratory Rulings
- Administrative Appeals and Land Use Litigation
- Defense of Enforcement Actions
- Defense of Private Challenges to Land Use and Land Use Approvals
- Ranching and Farming Issues
- Boundary Disputes
Our attorneys are well-versed in Hawai‘i’s multi-faceted land use laws. We are available to evaluate and pursue the best and most cost-effective approach to resolving land use violations and disputes when they arise.