Environmental Law Program

Ka Puʻuhonua Waonahele Aupuni ʻo Hakalau

Alyssa-Marie Kau, a third year law student, received an ELP Travel Grant to participate in the Environmental Law Field Trip to Hakalau. These are her reflections on the experience.  Read the full post »

ELP Faculty Participate in Public Participation Conference

On December 1-2, 2017, ELP Faculty Dean Antolini and Professor Malia Akutagawa participated Accord3.0 Network’s conference, Public Participation in a Polarized Era: The Good, The Bad, The Future.  Read the full post »

Professor Burkett and Juno Fitzpatrick Present on Climate, Migration, and the Marshall Islands

On Monday, November 20, 2017, ELP hosted a colloquium event titled: Climate, Migration, and the Marshall Islands. Professor Maxine Burkett and Juno Fitzpatrick presented on the goals of the Marshall Islands Climate and Migration project, the methodology of conducting research, and the preliminary findings from this year’s fieldwork in locations within the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), Hawaiʻi, and the continental U.S. (specifically Oregon/Washington). Read the full post »

ELP Director David Forman presents to the California Chapters for the American Board of Trial Advocates

On November 7, 2017, ELP Director David Forman ’93 gave an educational presentation to the California chapters for the American Board of Trial Advocates (CAL-ABOTA) at their Hawaiʻi Conference in Kīhei, Maui.  CAL-ABOTA invited Forman to return after his well-received talk, “A Brief Introduction to Hawai‘i from an Environmental Perspective” at their 2016 conference on the Big Island. 
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Alaya de Leon (’11 LL.M.) at the COP23

From November 6-17, 2017, Alaya (Aya) de Leon was in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).  Fiji sat as COP President this year–the first Pacific Island and small island state to do so–although the conference was hosted in Germany, where the UNFCCC is headquartered. Read the full post »


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