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I handle a wide variety of matters, including: litigation (civil, family, and criminal), transactional, and business formation/advisement in Kona and Kamuela.

Peter received his Juris Doctor and Environmental Law Certificate from Univerisity of Hawai`i at Manoa's William S. Richardson School of Law in 2005.  After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Glenn S. Hara in the Third Circuit Court in Hilo.


Thereafter, Peter became a Deputy Public Defender for the State of Hawai`i.   Peter has participated in 100s of Bench Trials and numerous Jury Trials with success.



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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 33%
  2. Criminal Defense: 17%
  3. Real Estate: 17%
  4. Estate Planning: 17%
  5. Business: 16%



Contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Pro bono (3%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John L. Olson

    I endorse Peter, he is passionate about his work and his clients. He has ligation experience beyond his years.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Robert Kenneth Olson

    I endorse Peter, he is completely dedicated to his clients' cause. I am proud to work with him.


    Robert Olson Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Olson & Sons, Attorneys-at-Law, A Law Corporation

79 7516 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kealakekua, HI, 96750-7908

Olson & Sons, Attorneys-at-Law, A Law Corporation

65-1291 Kawaihae Rd.,
Room 102A
Kamuela, HI, 96743



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leadership Institute FellowHawaii State Bar Association2014
First Hawaii Finisher - Team LivestrongMolokai Hoe2012
Graduated With Distinction, BAUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyOlson & Sons, Attorneys-at-Law, A Law Corporation2010 - Present
AttorneyOffice of the Public Defender, State Of Hawaii2007 - 2010
Law ClerkState Of Hawaii Judiciary2005 - 2007
Legal AssitantJohn L. Olson, Attorney at Law, A Law Corporation1997 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
West Hawaii Bar AssociationVice President2015 - Present
West Hawaii Bar AssociationVice President Second2014 - 2014
West Hawaii Bar AssociationSecretary Corresponding2013 - 2014
Keahou Canoe ClubDirector2013 - 2014
West Hawaii Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Kona Historical SocietyMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Tominiko, 126 Hawai`i 68 (2011)Conviction Vacated
State v. Delos Santos, 124 Hawai`i 130 (2010)Conviction Vacated
Holualoa Bay Special Management Area Use Permit Application No. 10-41Application Withdrawn
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Hawaii, ManoaHawaiian StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Swearing in CeremonyIntroduction of New Judge2014