Grace Nihei Kido

Grace Nihei Kido


Cades Schutte LLP

Recognized since 2003

Honolulu, Hawaii

Practice Areas

Environmental Law

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Environmental Law
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Ms. Kido joined Cades Schutte in 1985. She is a partner in the Finance and Real Estate Department. Her practice areas include real estate acquisition, sales and financing transactions, commercial leases and ground leases, condominium law, and environmental law in the context of real estate and lending transactions. She is also a former member of the firm’s Management Committee and a current member of the firm's Recruiting Committee and Summer Program Committee. She is currently listed as one of Hawaii's Best Lawyers.

Ms. Kido is a former Chair and current member of the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association, and was the editor-in-chief of the 5th Edition Hawaii Conveyance Manual. She is also a member of the Board of Examiners of the State of Hawaii and a fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys.

Ms. Kido received her B.A., with distinction, in American Studies and Japanese Language from the University of Hawaii, where she also earned her law degree, was Phi Beta Kappa, Casenotes Editor of the Law Review, and a Finalist in the School's Moot Court Competition.

EDUCATION
  • J.D. (1985), University of Hawaii; Case Notes Editor for the School’s Law Review; Finalist in the School's Moot Court Competition
  • B.A. American Studies and Japanese Language (1977), University of Hawaii, with distinction; highest GPA
  • Exchange Student, University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1975-76)
    ADMISSIONS
    • Hawaii State Bar (1985)
    • United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
      PUBLICATIONS
      • Hazardous Waste Liability Chapter of the Hawaii Real Estate Law Manual (Co-Author, 1997)
      • University of Hawaii Law Review (Author, Casenotes Editor and Member: 1984-85)
      • Hawaii Conveyance Manual 5th Edition (Editor in Chief)
        MEMBERSHIPS/ACTIVITIES
        • Hawaii State Bar Association
        • American Bar Association
        • Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association, Former Chair
        • American College of Mortgage Attorneys
        • Board of Examiners of the State of Hawaii
        • Hawaii Women Lawyers' Association

Contact & Links

Location

  • Cades Schutte Building, Suite 1200
    1000 Bishop Street
    Honolulu, HI 96813

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, Hawaii State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys - Member
  • Board of Examiners of the State of Hawaii - Member
  • Hawaii State Bar Association - member
  • Hawaii Women Lawyers' Association - Member
  • Real Property and Financial Services HSBA - Chair

Cades Schutte LLP
Headquarters: Honolulu, Hawaii

49 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

10 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Environmental Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Environmental Law, Honolulu (2017)
  • Environmental Law, Honolulu (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Environmental Law
  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • Secured Transactions

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