Located in First Hawaiian Bank Center 999 Bishop Street, Suite 2600 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Since its inception in 1971, Kobayashi Sugita & Goda (KS&G) has been the law firm of choice for Hawaii’s most successful businesses, and has routinely guided the biggest companies in the world through Hawaii’s unique business environment. We’ve built a reputation for tackling the tough issues and going the extra mile, whether we’re engaged in complex litigation or delicate business relations. Our objective is simple: to surpass the expectations of our clients—with work of the highest caliber, performed with the utmost efficiency, to attain the best results possible.


The strength of our firm is evidenced inside and outside the courtroom. KS&G is one of the few firms in Hawaii that is deeply entwined in the fabric of our community. Our clients enjoy the benefit of our firm’s unparalleled understanding of Hawaii’s business, governmental and community leaders. These relationships allow our attorneys to craft effective and practical solutions to meet our clients’ needs.


Integrity is fundamental to our practice. It is at the heart of the long-term relationships we enjoy with our clients. This integrity is essential to the credibility we enjoy when working with the leaders of our community and others from the mainland or around the Pacific Rim.


Adhering to these core principles has allowed KS&G to represent clients in the largest, most complex litigation matters in the history of the State, and has facilitated corporate transactions that have literally shaped the landscape of Hawaii.


KS&G is a full service firm that has been consistently recognized as being among the top law firms in the State of Hawaii by:

  • The Best Lawyers in America®
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • Chambers USA
  • Super Lawyers®
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • Corporate Board Member magazine
  • Litigation Council of America