UH law students place in competitions
Students of the William S. Richardson School of Law
at the University of Hawaii at Manoa won recognition in national and regional competitions this month.
The law school's Native American Moot Court Teams won four awards in the 16th Annual National Native American Law Student Association Moot Court Competition in Tempe, Ariz. The winners: Derek Kauanoe and Ed Hu, second place; Scott Hove and Anosh Yagoob, third place; Yagoob, best oralist; Moani Crowell and Greg Schlais, best brief. The team of Ann Otterman and Richard Wallsgrove also advanced to the final 16.
The Environmental Law Moot Court Team of Allan Alicuben, Jael Makagon and Mits Takahashi won national third place overall in New York. The law school also hosted this year's American Bar Association Law Student Division's Client Counseling Competition regional tournament. The UH team's Donna Davis Hackley and Christian Chambers made the final round.
The Salvation Army
has bestowed its Partners in Community Service Awards to:
Beatrice Lindsey, a bell ringer for the past nine Christmas holidays, working nine hours a day, six days a week; Sandra Kilohana Silve, a hula teacher who has helped women at the Family Treatment Services residential/recovery center; Steve Yoshimura, who has recruited more than 2,400 volunteers for holiday events and fundraisers; and Architects Hawaii, which has provided pro bono services to the Transitional Housing Project in Manoa.
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