Lawyer gets statewide award


Attorney Daniel Hempey holds the koa bowl that is part of the Champion for Social Justice Award he was given by the Hawaii State Bar Association at its annual convention Friday in Honolulu. Hempey describes Megan Deets, left, as the “paralegal behind all the social justice cases.”

Courtesy of De Costa Hempey Attorneys at Law

Daniel Hempey

LIHUE — A Kauai lawyer was recognized Friday by the Hawaii State Bar Association for fighting for social justice in the face of adversity.