Chee Markham & Kato

Efficient, Effective Counsel For A Wide Range Of Legal Matters

Construction Disputes

Insurance Defense and Coverage

Real Estate, Business and Commercial Law

Martindale-Hubbell | PEER RATED | 2017 | For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
Best Clients Recommended Insurance Attorneys
Best Clients Recommendation Insurance Attorneys over 25 Years
Best Lawyers 2021
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Kevin S.W. Chee 

  • Attorney




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Chee Markham Kato & Kim is well-known throughout Hawaii for the proven ability to achieve results and aggressively represent client interests.  

Our experienced insurance defense lawyers provide exceptional legal services that begin with updated evaluations, continue with a strategic course of action and typically conclude with the best possible outcome for our clients.  

The firm is always well-positioned to actively assist individuals, business owners and insurance companies with efficient, effective counsel for legal matters in the state of Hawaii.  

Knowledge, Experience, Dedication For Hawaii Clients Since 1985

Our Honolulu law firm's expertise is versatile, across a wide range of practice areas. Our attorneys' primary focus is on insurance defense, subrogation and coverage. But we are also trusted advisors and litigators in the fields of real estate transactions, construction disputes and professional malpractice, providing outcomes in a variety of business and commercial law matters. 

We combine this consistent counsel with cost-effective, communicative client support, demonstrated by our emphasis on the benefits of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). 

Your initial consultation can be arranged by phone or email message. Chee Markham Kato & Kim provides access to Korean and Japanese language translation.

Areas Of Practice

  • Professional Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Negligence
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 1978
  • California, 1977
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1977


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Berkeley, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 00/1977
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
    • 00/1974
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Representative Clients

  • Argonaut Insurance Co.
  • Hawaiian Insurance Co.
  • Home Insurance Co.


  • Phi Beta Kappa