PMKC Partner R. Laree McGuire spoke with Richard Emery on ThinkTech Hawaii’s Condo Insider on August 30, 2018. McGuire discussed the Act 195 – the death of the priority payment and what that means for condo owners.


PMKC Partner R. Laree McGuire spoke with Yuriko Sugimura on ThinkTech Hawaii’s Condo Insider on May 26, 2018. McGuire discussed the types of repairs facing aging condominium buildings and methods of financing those repairs.

Attorney Kainui Smith was a featured speaker at the CAI Hawaii educational seminar on Avoiding, Prosecuting & Defending Lawsuits at the Japanese Cultural Center on May 17, 2018.  Smith discussed mediation, arbitration, and litigation to the condominium and community associations in attendance.


PMKC sponsored a HUGS Mom’s Night out at the Nailery in Honolulu on May 8th, 2018, where 19 moms were treated to dinner and a manicure or pedicure.  PMKC is a proud supporter of HUGS (Help, Understanding & Group Support), a Hawaii nonprofit organization assisting families with seriously ill children.

Porter McGuire Kiakona & Chow, LLP (PMKC) is pleased to announce that Forest B. Jenkins  has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Jenkins will join the firm’s growing association practice, including litigation, collections and covenant violations, which serves clients on Oahu and the neighbor islands.