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Since our humble beginnings in 1925 as a savings and loan institution in downtown Honolulu to a $7 billion full service bank with 52 branches across the state, our business has always focused on serving and investing in Hawai‘i’s families, businesses and communities.  By providing over $1 billion in financing to investors and developers over the past five years, our CRE lending platform is one of the most active in the State, offering solutions for multi-family and commercial investment properties.



What truly adds value to our clients is not what we practice, but how we practice. Our mission is simple: to deliver the best legal service possible to our clients, providing solutions that are unique, lasting and substantial. As one of Hawai‘i’s oldest law firms, Cades is dedicated to achieving exceptional solutions for our clients, improving the legal system in our community, and enhancing the lives of all our ohana. Our departmental and practice lines are fluid. Cades attorneys from different departments routinely collaborate on projects to benefit our clients.



For over 50 years, HONBLUE has been a recognizable and trusted brand in Hawai‘i. HONBLUE consistently thinks beyond the paradigms of a standard printing company, utilizing the best technologies and systems to better serve our clients in diverse industries. Our services include: AEC print services, commercial and digital printing, large format graphics, and print equipment. We are a family business, locally owned and operated, and an active participant in our community.

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Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation®, Ward Village® is a 60-acre master planned community located in the heart of Honolulu. Recently recognized as the "Best Planned Community in the United States” by Architectural Digest, Ward Village features an impressive collection of acclaimed architecture, shopping, dining, art and entertainment that rivals destinations on a global scale.



Kobayashi Group is a Hawaii-based real estate development and investment firm of residential, resort, commercial, hospital, medical research and municipal projects. The principals of the company are Patrick K. Kobayashi, Bert A. Kobayashi, Jr., Kathryn W. Inouye and Alana Kobayashi Pakkala. Founder Bert A. Kobayashi, Sr. serves as a senior advisor. Kathryn W. Inouye also serves as a senior advisor. The company is regarded as one of the State’s premier real estate developers. Its various principals have received individual statewide recognition and the company was recognized as Developer of the Year in 2006.


Settle Meyer Law

Settle Meyer Law is a Honolulu-based law firm with attorneys practicing in the areas of real estate, finance, business, intellectual property and entertainment law.  Our attorneys handle transactions of all sizes and degrees of complexity, representing regional and national real estate developers, private equity funds, lenders, investors, and business owners.  We are well-versed in real estate development and financing, including public-private partnerships, commercial, agricultural, resort, residential and mixed-use developments, entitlements, acquisition and joint ventures, negotiating financing terms, integrating government–assisted loans and grants, and affordable housing tax credits and bonds.