NEWTON J. CHU is a Director of the firm and manages its Hilo office. Mr. Chu practices in the areas of administrative licensing (including liquor), labor and employment, immigration, and general corporate law matters. Mr. Chu received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hawaiʻi, Manoa and his J.D. degree from Antioch School of Law. Mr. Chu advises resorts, retailers, restaurants, non-profit corporations, private schools and scientific institutions, on all islands throughout the state of Hawaiʻi. In addition, he is actively involved in the community. He is the Past-Chair of the Hawaiʻi Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and a founding member of the Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys & Consultants. Locally, he serves on the boards of directors of the Hilo High School Foundation, Chinese Civic Association, Hawaiʻi Island Chamber of Commerce (Past President 2000-01), the Aloha Council of the Boy Scouts of America (National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award 2017), and the Rotary Club of Hilo (Past President 2002-03).