MacKinnon, D. Scott

Five Waterfront Plaza, 4th Floor500 Ala Moana BoulevardHonolulu, HI 96813- 4989

Updated: 05/30/2014


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Year Joined Firm

  • 1990

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Real Estate Arbitration
  • Condominiums
  • Eminent Domain
  • Land Use
  • Commercial Loans/Workouts

Representative Clients

  • Nauru Tower
  • Hawaiki Tower
  • Keauhou Golf Course
  • Kiahuna Golf Club
  • Kiahuna Plantation
  • The Pointe at Poipu
  • Kiahuna Shopping Village-Phase I
  • Vista Waikoloa
  • Hualalai Resort


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1973
  • Hawaii, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1981

Other Affiliations

  • Hawaii State Bar, Section of Real Property and Financial Services (Member)
  • Hawaii State Bar, Section of Real Property and Financial Services, 1988 (Chairman)
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (Member)
  • State Bar of California


  • Chambers USA - Real Estate, 2014
  • Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2013
  • Hawaii's Top Lawyers Honolulu Magazine, 2001
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1993 - 2013

Past Positions

  • McCorriston Miho Miller Mukai, Committee on Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, Member, 1993 - 1995
  • McCorriston Miho Miller Mukai, Honolulu, Hawaii, Counsel, 1990 - 1991
  • Hamilton Gibson Nickelson Rush & Moore, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1973 - 1990


  • University of California at Davis School of Law, Davis, California, 1973
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Law Review: Associate Editor, University of California at Davis Law Review, Associate Editor, 1972 - 1973
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California, 1970
    Major: History
    Major: Political Science


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Hawaii Conveyance Manual II (Editor), 1988
  • Hawaii Commercial Real Estate Manual (Contributing Editor), 1988

Office Information


Five Waterfront Plaza, 4th Floor500 Ala Moana BoulevardHonolulu, HI 96813- 4989


  • 808-524-8293


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