Since we began over forty years ago, Watanabe Ing LLP has specialized in representing clients before county, state and federal legislative and regulatory bodies, agencies and commissions. Our professionals in the Government and Regulatory Affairs Group have extensive experience in efficiently and effectively communicating our clients’ objectives to executive and legislative officials, and we maintain long-standing relationships with companies regulated by Hawaii’s Public Utilities Commission, Cable Television Division, Campaign Spending Commission, State Ethics Commission, Water Commission, Department of Health, and numerous other administrative agencies. We maintain close contact with regulatory boards, commissions and their staff in order to keep appraised of the constantly-changing administrative and political landscape.

Watanabe Ing LLP has been privileged to represent large telecommunications companies, including Hawaii’s dominant cable television company, long distance carriers and competitive local exchange companies. Our professionals also maintain extensive practices in campaign finance, state ethics, the transportation industry and in other areas. In Hawaii’s highly-centralized governmental structure and heavily-regulated environment, Watanabe Ing LLP has over forty years of experience in successfully achieving its clients’ regulatory objectives.

Administrative Law
Campaign Finance Compliance
Entitlements
Regulatory Compliance
PAC Reporting
Public Utilities
Site Acquisition, Infrastructure Development and Leasing
Telecommunications