Events

UPCOMING Events

  • December 8, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution, Hawai‘i Chapter – Annual Meeting – Honey’s Restaurant at Koolau Golf Club – Keynote presentation by Lou Chang, Esq. – The Healing Power of Apology – 6pm-8:30pm – Register Now!
  • December 8, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Volunteer Recognition & Holiday Gathering – open to all mediators & supporters – 11:30am-1:30pm
  • January 26-28, 2018 – West Hawaiʻi Mediation Center – Basic Mediation Training – Hawaiʻi Community College – Palamanui Campus (Kona) – see the website
  • January 31, 2018 – Save the date! – Lou Chang, Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator, conflict resolution professional – Apology workshop – 11:30 am to 1:30 pm (approximate) – details to follow
  • February 1-2, 2018 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Women’s Negotiation Academy – West LA, California – see the website
  • February 8-10 and February 22-24, 2018 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Mediating the Litigated Case – Irvine, California – see the website
  • February 22-23, 2018 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Basic Mediation Training – HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union Community Room – details to follow
  • April 5-6, 2018 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Accelerated Divorce Mediation Training – The Kukui Children’s Center 1st Floor Conference Room – details to follow
  • April 21, 2018 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Under the Mediation Moon – The Hawaiʻi Convention Center – details to follow
  • May 18, 2018 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Mediation Skills for Managers – details to follow
  • June 21-23, 2018 –  Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – 31st Annual Summer Professional Skills Program in Dispute Resolution – Malibu California – see the website
  •  July 23-28, 2018 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Mediating the Litigated Case – Malibu, California – see the website

ONGOING Events

PAST Events (Last 12 Months)

  • December 1-2, 2017 – Public Participation in a Polarized Era: The Good, The Bad, The Future – A timely workshop conference presented by: The ACCORD3.0 Network, The University of Hawaiʻi’s Public Policy Center, The William S. Richardson Law School at the University of Hawaiʻi, Ulupono Initiative, ThinkTech Hawaiʻi, and Honolulu Civil Beat
  • November 15, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Mediator Brown Bag for MCP volunteers only – noon-1pm
  • November 9, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution, Hawai‘i Chapter – Board of Directors meeting
  • November 2-4, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Advanced Mediation Training – open to the public
  • October 25, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – “Vicarious Trauma and Resiliency” workshop for MCP Mediators – presented by Elizabeth Kent
  • October 20, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Workshop – Dealing With Anger, Steps to Understanding & Transformation – 5pm-7pm – 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720
  • October 19-21, 2017 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – 3rd Annual Fall Professional Skills Program in Dispute Resolution – Nashville, Tennessee
  • October 19, 2017 – International Conflict Resolution Day
  • October 19, 2017 –  Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – Mediation as a Tool for Peace, 12pm-1pm – 655 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720 – Free (walk-ins welcome)
  • October 16, 2017 – Save Me the Money Summit – HTDC Manoa Innovation Center, 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Ground Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • October 12, 2017 – Save Me the Money Summit – Global Dispute Resolution, LLC, Maui Research and Technology Center, 590 Lipoa Parkway, Ground Floor, Kihei, Hawaii
  • October 11-14, 2017 – ACR 2017 Annual Conference – Dallas TX
  • October 10-19 – Center for Nonviolent Communication –  International Intensive Training on Maui
  • September 23, 24, 30 & October 1, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Basic Mediation Training – Diane Petropulos and Catherine Lampton
  • September 25, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution, Hawai‘i Chapter – Two workshops by Timothy Caminos – Personal Branding for Today’s Practitioners and Facilitators  and Your Secret to Break-Away Success
  • September 21, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – The Power of Positivity: How to Affect Optimal Performance for Yourself & Others – Joan Shafer, Management Consultant
  • September 20, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Mediator Brown Bag for MCP Volunteers only
  • September 20, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution Family Section – Free Webinar –  Kathleen Adams, LCSW – The Power of Two: An Integrative Approach to Conflict Resolution
  • September 16, 2017 – Peace Day – 2729 Pali Highway – 2:00-7:30pm – Distinguished Peace Maker Award Presentation to Nainoa Thompson during evening program
  • September 14, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution, Hawai‘i Chapter – Board of Directors meeting – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • September 6, 2017 – Hosted by the Hawai‘i State Judiciary, Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution  – Family Law Arbitration Act training – panel consisting of Judge Michael Town and Attorneys Elizabeth Kent, Jim Hoenig, and Tom Farrell – Hawai‘i State Judiciary Building, Ali‘iolani Hale, Room 101 – noon-1:30 PM
  • August 17, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – Mastering the Challenges of Listening – Catherine Lampton, Mediator, Facilitator, Trainer – 12 noon to 1 pm in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney at 655 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo
  • August 12, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Facilitation Training for MCP volunteers only – 9am-5pm.
  • August 11, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Kona presentation of Communicating needs to family & service providers: A workshop for Caregivers of Adults (age 60+) facilitated by Elizabeth Kent
  • August 10, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Hilo presentation of Communicating needs to family & service providers: A workshop for Caregivers of Adults (age 60+) facilitated by Elizabeth Kent
  • July 31 – August 5, 2017 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Mediating the Litigated Case – Malibu, California
  • July 27, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution, Hawai‘i Chapter – Reflective Practice/Talk Story time, 5:30-7:30, Hawai‘i State Judiciary Building, Ali‘iolani Hale
  • July 20, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – Speaker and Topic to be announced – 12 noon to 1 pm
  • July 14, 2017 – Training on Business Success and Divorce Mediation by Dr. Saul Larner, Ph.D., LL.M., MBA, Maui County Business Resource Center, Maui Mall, 70 E. Ka‘ahumanu Avenue, Kahului, HI 96732, 12 noon
  • July 13, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution, Hawai‘i Chapter – Board Meeting
  • June 22-24, 2017 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – 30th Annual Summer Professional Skills Program – Malibu, CA
  • June 16, 17, 23 and 24, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Accelerated Divorce Mediation Training
  • June 15, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month
  • June 1, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Benefit Preview Party at Edith Kanaka‘ole Stadium
  • May 20, 2017 Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – “Tools to Transform Conflict” Training Series: Honest Expression: Transforming Judgments into Feelings and Needs to make Requests
  • May 19, 2017 – Workshop: Opening Statements…and Beyond: A Strategic Approach to Mediation – presented by Jerry Clay, Hawai‘i based attorney/mediator/arbitrator
  • May 18, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – “Patience, Persistence, and Progress: Facilitating Community Capacity Conversations” – Speaker: Susan Maddox – 12 noon to 1 pm in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney at 655 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo
  • May 6, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – 10th Annual Under the Mediation Moon – The Hawai’i Convention Center – a fundraiser to support the work of the Mediation Center! – contact mcpadmin@mediatehawaii.org for more information
  • April 20-22, 2017 – American Bar Association – 19th Annual Spring Conference – San Francisco, CA
  • April 20, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – Speaker and Topic to be announced – 12 noon to 1 pm in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney at 655 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo
  • April 19-22, 2017 – American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution 19th Annual Spring Conference – Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, CA
  • April 6, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center  – Tools to Transform Conflict Training Series – Civility in the Workplace: Conflict Resolution and Managerial Mediation – 9 AM – 4 PM, Hawai‘i Innovation Center at Hilo (ICH), 117 Keawe Street, Hilo, HI
  • March 29, 2017 – Hawai‘i Arbitration Vacature Rulings; Its Ramifications and Recommendations – panel discussion with panelists Lou Chang, Mediator/Arbitrator/Attorney, Judge Victoria S. Marks (Ret.), VSM, LLC, and Mark D. Bernstein, Esq. – Moderated by Dick Mosher, Esq. Mediator/Arbitrator/Attorney, and International Centre for Dispute Resolution and CAAP Arbitrator
  • March 16, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – “Taking the Scariness Out of Conflict” – Andrea Pro
  • March 16, 2017 – Forum: Native Hawaiian Peacemaking Concepts; presented by: Beadie Kanahele Dawson, Hawaiian activist, attorney, mediator, haku and 2017 Living Treasure of Hawai`i Awardee
  • March 15, 2017 – University of Hawai‘i, Manoa, William S. Richardson School of Law, Paul Finn, Boston-based mediator to speak
  • March 8, 2017 – Virtual Mediation Lab – The Power of Visual Communication in Mediation with Lisa Aurora – Mediate BC Free Webinar
  • March 2-4, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Basic Mediation Training
  • February 21, 2017 – Workshop: Strategies to shift impasse in Family Dispute Resolution; presented by Nicola Hartfiled, New Zealand based mediator; Lisa Jacobs is an Hawai‘i based mediator, collaborative attorney, facilitator and trainer in the areas of family and elder law
  • February 17, 2017 – Informational session: Set up your own Reflective Practice Group – presented by Charles W. Crumpton, Hawai‘i based civil litigation attorney/mediator/arbitrator, consultant and university faculty/trainer; and Nicola Harfiled, New Zealand based mediator
  • February 17, 2017 – 30th Peer Mediation Conference – University of Hawai‘i Campus Cener Ballroom; not a public event
  • February 16, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – The Conversation: Why is it so Difficult to Talk about Death and Dying? – presented by Cathy Hough –
  • February 14, 2017 – Reflective Practice Workshop – Building competence in your workplace; presented by Nicola Hartfiled, New Zealand based mediator
  • February 10, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Challenging Conversations and Addressing Annoying Behaviors – presented by Elizabeth Kent
  • February 9-11 and 23-25, 2017 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Mediating the Litigated Case – Irvine, California
  • February 9, 2017  – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Negotiation Skills for Women – presented by Elizabeth Kent
  • January 19, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – “Brilliant Bystander Facilitation: How to Help in Group Situations” with Kimberly Dark
  • January 18, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Child Support Guidelines Workshop for MCP mediators – “Understanding Key Issues with Hawai‘i’s Child Support Guidelines & Mediation” conducted by Jessi Hall and Owen Tamamoto
  • January 14, 2017 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Workshop – “Conflict Resolution: Reframing Problems in Order to Find Solutions” with Kimberly Dark
  • December 15, 2016 – Kenneth Cloke fundraising webinar for Mediators Beyond Borders International – “The Conflict of Politics and the Politics of Conflict: How to Think about Political Conflicts and Design Political Dialogues.”
  • December 15, 2016 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – Erika Ginnis – “Cultivating Inner Peace: Tips and Techniques for the Holidays and Beyond” – 12 noon to 1 pm in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney at 655 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo