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any native hawaiians on the board?

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Re: any native hawaiians on the board?
« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2007, 01:51:50 AM »
Also in the "Born-and-raised-in-Hawaii-but-not-Native-Hawaiian" category.

I have no idea what law school I'm going to yet, but hopefully more acceptances on the horizon.

Re: any native hawaiians on the board?
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2007, 10:07:27 PM »
Makaha guy born and raised here.  Applying this fall and hoping to get everything together early.  Holla!

Re: any native hawaiians on the board?
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2007, 02:39:09 PM »
sigh hawai'i

Re: any native hawaiians on the board?
« Reply #13 on: April 25, 2007, 10:14:00 AM »
this is crazy! it's my first trip to the site and I come upon this thread
Native Kanaka here, not on the island anymore though... Applying 2008 from the East Coast
hit me up! 

Re: any native hawaiians on the board?
« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2007, 01:12:00 AM »
I'm gonna have to be a loser and join this thread.  Not from Hawaii, but um, Guam.  Close enough?

(This reminds me of college.  I was the only one from Guam and joined the Hawaiian club for fun, hehe)

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Re: any native hawaiians on the board?
« Reply #15 on: August 02, 2007, 02:09:32 AM »
think of the job market in other small cities around the world.  now add to that the fact that hawaii is relatively isolated.  since honolulu is our largest city (and it's not that large to begin with), jobs are scarce all around, and even more so for lawyers.  honolulu is pretty much where you'll find the bigger firms, while the outer island cities are predominantly more private practice.  however, if you specialize in international transaction law with expertise on asia/pacific rim, hawaii is a really great place to be.

I wouldn't say the job market is THAT bad.  Hawai'i is tied with Montana for the lowest unemployment rate in the country.  One article about it said that Hawai'i should change its motto to "help wanted."

That being said, these available jobs are generally minimum wage and crappy.

This would be the place to be for international laws dealing with East Asia.