Events

UPCOMING Events

  • 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 – visit Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center’s website 
  • 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 – visit Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center’s website 
  • August 12, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Facilitation Training for MCP volunteers only – 9am-5pm.
  • 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 –  visit Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center’s website 
  • 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, Register
  • September 14, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution, Hawai‘i Chapter – Board of Directors meeting – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • September 16, 2017 – Save the Date! – Peace Day – 2729 Pali Highway – more details to follow
  • September 20, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Mediator Brown Bag for MCP Volunteers only – noon -1pm
  • 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 – 1132 Bishop Street, Rm 601 – see the post for more info
  • October 10-19 – Center for Nonviolent Communication –  International Intensive Training on Maui – see details
  • October 19, 2017 – International Conflict Resolution Day
  • November 2-4, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Advanced Mediation Training – open to the public  – contact mcpadmin@mediatehawaii.org to register or for more information
  • November 15, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Mediator Brown Bag for MCP volunteers only – noon-1pm
  • November 19, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution, Hawai‘i Chapter – Board of Directors meeting – 11:30am – 1:00pm
  • December 8, 2017 – Association for Conflict Resolution, Hawai‘i Chapter – Annual Meeting – Evening (details to follow)
  • December 8, 2017 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Volunteer Recognition & Holiday Gathering – open to all mediators & supporters – 11:30am-1:30pm

ONGOING Events

PAST Events (Last 12 Months)

  • 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
  • December 5, 2016 – “Mediating & Arbitrating the Mega-Case: An Insider’s Guide to Successful Use of ADR in Large and Complex Cases” presented by John Bates and Richard Chernick of JAMS, Paul Alston, Esq., Michael Schwartz, Esq., and Richard Mosher, Esq.
  • December 2, 2016 – ACR-Hawai‘i Annual Dinner and Meeting – Friday, December 2, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., at Da Spot Restaurant, 2469 S. King Street, Honolulu, HI 96826 – cost of the dinner is free for ACR-Hawai`i members, and $25 for guests – guest speaker is Chris Miller, Trainer of Nonviolent, Compassionate Communication
  • December 1-2, 2016 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center & UH at Hilo – “Basic Facilitative Skills: An essential Foundation for Collaborative Leadership” with Donna Ching – UH Hilo Campus
  • December 1-2, 2016 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution – Women’s Negotiation Academy – West LA, California
  • December 1, 2016 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Divorce in the Military training – “Understanding Key Issues for Military Couples Mediating their Divorce, including New Calculation for Retirement Benefits” conducted by Paige Dunlap, 1st Lieutenant, USMC of MCBH
  • November 29, 2016 – Virtual Mediation Lab – Free 30 min Webinar – “Introduction to Online Mediation – 7:00 am
  • November 28 & 30, December 1-3, 2016 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in partnership with Doshisha University Law School – Mediating the Litigated Case – Tokyo, Japan
  • November 17, 2016 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – Tim Hansen on “Restorative Justice: Ways to Restore Victims, Offenders, and Communities”
  • November 13, 2016 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – 11th Annual Recognition Dinner and Auction
  • November 9, 2016 – ACR-Hawai‘i Board Meeting
  • October 28, 2016 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Community Workshop – “Civility in the Workplace: Conflict Resolution Skills and Managerial Mediation” with Diane Petropulos – 9 am – 4 pm in Hilo
  • October 27-29, 2016 – Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in partnership with the Institute for Conflict Management at Lipscomb University – 2nd Annual Professional Skills Program in Nashville, Tennessee
  • October 27, 2016 – Pro Bono Celebration 2016 honoring Mediation Center of the Pacific volunteer Erika Ireland – 4:00 pm, Hawai‘i Supreme Court Courtroom, 2nd Floor Ali‘iolani Hale, 417 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813
  • October 26, 2016 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Divorce in the Military training – “Understanding Key Issues for Military Couples Mediating their Divorce, including New Calculation for Retirement Benefits” conducted by Paige Dunlap, 1st Lieutenant, USMC of MCBH
  • October 23, 2016 – West Hawai‘i Mediation Center – Napua Benefit – Mauna Lani Beach Club –  starts at 5 pm
  • October 20, 2016 – ACR Conflict Resolution Day (Third Thursday in October)
  • October 20, 2016 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Open House! – 9 am to 5 pm – Hilo Lagoon Centre, 101 Aupuni Street, Suite PH 1014 B-2, Hilo, HI
  • October 17, 2016 – Advanced Mediation Practice: “Techniques for Handling Righteously Indignant Parties and Lawyers” –  Hawai‘i Supreme Court Conference Room 2nd Floor Ali‘iolani Hale, 417 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813, Room 207 – Reception 8:30 a.m. –  Workshop 9 a.m. – Noon
  • October 14, 2016 – ADR and Litigation Seminar at the Hawai‘i State Bar Convention – “The Value of Mediation and Arbitration in Complex Disputes” – Friday, October 14, 2016 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center – 9:30-12:15 pm – 3 CLE credits
  • October 14, 2016 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Workshop – Kakou Let’s Work It Out! Workshop series – “Less Talk! More Listen!” – 5-7 pm, Campus Center Room 301 at UH Hilo
  • September 29 – October 1, 2016 – Mediation Center of the Pacific – Advanced Mediation Training – For more info call (808) 521-6767
  • September 28-October 1 – Association for Conflict Resolution – National, Annual Conference, “Principles into Practice”, Baltimore, MD
  • September 24, 2016 – Celebrate Peace Day Hawai‘i and the United Nations International Day of Peace and Non-Violence, UH Urban Garden Center, Pearl City –  9 am – 2 pm
  • September 21, 2016 – International Day of Peace – the 2016 theme is “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.”
  • September 15, 2016 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – “Reconciliation of Opposites: Finding Harmony With People Who Are Different Than You” with Phillip Jones – walk ins welcome – 12 noon to 1 pm in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney at 655 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo
  • September 12, 2016 – Global Pound Conference Series, New York 2016, Shaping the Future of Dispute Resolution & Improving Access to Justice
  • September 11-14, 2016 – National Mediation Conference 2016 (Australia), Broadbeach, Queensland
  • September 10, 11, 17 and 18 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Basic Mediation Training – Facilitated by Diane Petropulos and Catherine Lampton
  • August 23-26, 2016, World Mediation Organization Symposium in Bangkok – Theme: “Mediation, the Language of Peaceful Communication and Conflict Resolution,”
  • August 18, 2016 – Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center – Free Brown Bag third Thursday of each month – Joan Shafer on “Working with Employee Recognition – The Linchpin Value for Cultural Transformation in Your Organization” – 12 noon to 1 pm in the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney at 655 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo
  • August 8, 2016 – HSBA ADR Section and ACR Hawai‘i joint workshop: ADR Gender Communication: Recognition and Effective Strategies”, presented by Dick Mosher, Esq., Noon to 1 p.m., HSBA Office, Main Conference Room, 1100 Alakea Street, Suite 1000 (10th Floor)