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Meg Obenauf is an attorney and the founder of Obenauf Law Group. She strives to help families pass on their wealth simply, without conflict, drama, or taxes. Meg helps parents of minor children create plans so that your keiki are never out of the hands of your loved ones, even for a moment, if the unthinkable should occur. She also consults with seniors and their families to protect their money and property from the ravages of nursing home and long-term care costs.


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
  2. Elder Law: 25%
  3. Probate: 25%



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Ellen A. Victor

    Meg is smart, experienced, straight-forward, and exhibits great professionalism. She is devoted to her clients and very perceptive about clients' unique needs. I have no reservation whatsoever in recommending her.


    Ellen Victor Elder law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael P. Witzke

    Meg does a wonderful job helping clients prepare a plan that will work to protect them and their family. She's a great listener and she is a truly caring person. I recommend her to anyone who needs an estate planning or elder law attorney.


    Michael Witzke Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Obenauf Law Group

85 N. Church Street
Wailuku, HI, 96793


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Forty under 40Pacific Business News2012
Spirit AwardRotary District 50002011
Irving R. Kaufman Public Service FellowshipHarvard Law School1999
Edith Fine FellowshipHarvard Law School1998
Irving R. Kaufman Public Service FellowshipHarvard Law School1998
Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Illinois1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentObenauf Law Group2003 - Present
Supervising AttorneyDomestic Violence Clearinghouse & Legal Hotline2001 - 2003
Staff AttorneyDomestic Violence Clearinghouse & Legal Hotline2001 - 2001
Clinical Teaching FellowNortheastern University School of Law1999 - 2001
AttorneyLegal Aid Society Of Hawaii1998 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2015 - Present
Hale Makua Health ServicesDirector2014 - Present
Haleakala Waldorf SchoolDirector/Board Secretary2013 - Present
Elder Law Section, Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Maui Chamber of CommerceMember2011 - Present
Harvard Club of MauiMember2011 - Present
ElderCounselMember2011 - Present
Probate and Estate Planning Section, Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
The Rotary Club of KahuluiMember/Community Service Chair2010 - Present
WealthCounselMember2009 - Present
Maui County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Maui Mama MagazineSix Simple Steps in Case Something Bad Happens to You2014
The Maui Mama MagazineDing Dong the Defense of Marriage Act is Dead2013
The Maui Mama MagazineThe Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare2013
The Maui Mama MagazineWhat's the Difference Between an LLC and an S-Corp?2012
The Maui Mama MagazineSave the Drama2012
Celebrity PressMore Than Money: How to Leave a Lasting Legacy to Your Family2011
UCLA Women's Law JournalThe Isolation Abyss: A Case Against Mandatory Prosection1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of IllinoisEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hale Makua Health ServicesWhat Nursing Home Employees Need to Know About Elder Law2016
Kaunoa Senior CenterLong Term Care2015
Kaunoa Senior CenterDigital Assets in Estate Planning2015
Trusts and Estates Boot Camp for CPAs, Financial Advisors, and Insurance AgentsTrusts and Estates Boot Camp for Advisors2014
Maui County Family Law Bench BarEstate Planning Essentials for Divorce Attorneys2014
University of Hawaii, Maui, Outreach CollegeEstate Planning2013
Trusts and Estates Boot Camp for CPAs, Financial Advisors, and Insurance AgentsTrusts and Estates Boot Camp for Advisors2013
Rotary Club of MauiTen Estate Planning Mistakes2013
Morgan Stanley Client LuncheonVeteran's Benefits2013
University of Hawaii, Maui, Outreach CollegeEstate Planning2012
Rotary Club of KahuluiTen Estate Planning Mistakes2012
The Maui Breakfast Club, KNUI AM 900Nine Steps to Name Guardians for Your Keiki2011
Realtors Association of MauiProtecting Your Real Property2011