Topa Financial Center

Bishop Street Tower

700 Bishop Street, Suite 1700

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

T: (808) 744-4688


My goal is to resolve your legal issues on favorable terms as efficiently and thoroughly as possible.  I value the importance of providing you with peace of mind so you can focus on taking care of what is most important -- yourself and your family.

Emily Kawashima Waters

Attorney at Law, LLLC

About Emily Kawashima Waters

Emily Kawashima Waters focuses her practice in the areas of trust and probate litigation, guardianships and conservatorships of adults and serves as fiduciary and a neutral upon request.

Ms. Kawashima Waters graduated from Punahou School, attended Smith College in Massachusetts then transferred to the University of California at Berkeley where she received her undergraduate degree.  She then returned home to attend the William S. Richardson School of Law where she was a University of Hawai'i Law Review author and Managing Editor.  After receiving her law degree, she clerked for United States District Judge Samuel P. King for four years.  She then served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu under Peter Carlisle before transitioning into the private practice litigation sector.

- She has tried over 25 jury trials to verdict and has

handled countless bench trials

-She has over 15 years of litigation experience in both

the State and Federal courts of Hawaii and is also licensed in California

-She prides herself in efficiently and effectively assisting clients to reach the best resolution possible.