Ivan M. Lui-Kwan - Starn O

Ivan M. Lui-Kwan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Ivan M. Lui-Kwan was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii.  He has practiced law for over 40 years, focusing on Hawaii’s land use, administrative and real estate law.  Mr. Lui-Kwan is a Director of the law firm, has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for Administrative/Regulatory Law and Government Relations Practice, and has a long-standing AV rating from Martindale Hubbell. 

From the beginning of his career, Mr. Lui-Kwan committed to improving the quality of life for all of Hawaii’s residents, particularly those who occupy the economic and societal underclass in Hawaii.   His vision is a healthy community in which all Hawaii residents have access to good health, fulfilled employment, comfortable housing and a pleasing physical environment.  

In the course of pursuing his vision, Mr. Lui-Kwan has built a vast network of key allies in the three levels of government,  in the native Hawaiian community, in the Pacific Islands countries particularly in Polynesia and in Micronesia, in the senior management circle of major businesses, in the justice system, and in the world of nonprofit organizations.  Real estate, renewable energy, hospitality, health care, and transportation companies seeking to enter Hawaii’s business environment, find his knowledge of Hawaii’s unique environment and inner workings invaluable.

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New BrunswickJ.D.
American Judicature Society

Office Location

733 Bishop Street, Suite 1900
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Government Relations Practice of the Honolulu Metro Area
Ivan M. Lui-Kwan has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!


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Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Government Relations Practice

Other Information

Gender: Male