De Costa Hempey LLC

​4028 Rice Street, Suite B Rice Street, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766 

​(808) 632-2444

(808) 632-2444


true criminal defense >

Our attorneys have been practicing law for over 50 years.  We have assisted clients in administrative hearings, arbitrations,  high-value contract disputes,  personal injury and wrongful death, and appeal of adverse rulings.  We have obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements. We have won numerous cases in the Hawaii Supreme Court.  Our partners include a former prosecutor, a former public defender and former director of Legal Aid.  We have attorneys licensed in Hawaii, California, New York, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.  We know how to win.

Criminal Defense,                                            


Civil Litigation AND AppealS

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HEARINGS, trials and appeals >

We strive to set the standard for robust criminal defense.  Our partners have handled thousands of criminal cases.  We know jury trials.  We know criminal appeals   Whether it is DUI, OVUII, traffic, speeding, drugs, sales, robbery, burglary embezzlement, white collar crime, detrimental drugs, negligent injury, or murder - we have defended it.  Our lawyers have prosecuted and defended virtually every type of criminal case.  

We are also experienced serving visitors and tourists who run afoul of the law on vacation, and can often arrange to eliminate most court appearances and costly returns to Kauai.