Experienced. Local. Professional.

Fighting for the injured on Maui for more than 40 years.

Who we are

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Serving the Hawaii Community for more than 40 years

For more than four decades, Tateishi & Tanaka has represented victims of personal injury on Maui and throughout Hawaii. We provide efficient, cost-effective representation for injury victims, with an emphasis on personal attention to the needs of our clients. At Tateishi & Tanaka, there are no attorney’s fees unless we win your case. When you come to our firm, you can expect to be represented by attorneys who are:

Our attorneys have been accepted into membership and recognized by:

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Super Lawyers
  • Multi-million Dollar Advocates Forum
Our office has been in Wailuku for more than 40 years. We have represented clients in a wide variety of personal injury cases. If you or your loved one has suffered serious injury, we have the skills to help.
Our clients always come first. From our first meeting, we work closely with you to develop and implement a strategy that will yield the best results possible. We do everything we can to ensure that you are compensated appropriately for your injuries.

Supporting you after a serious accident

We have an established, long-standing reputation within the legal community in Hawaii. Our dedication to our clients and our ability to achieve results is unmatched. Our legal team has the experience necessary to represent clients who have suffered injuries sustained in a variety of accidents, including:
We understand that an accident can be a traumatic and life-changing event. One of the most important decisions you will face after suffering an injury or loss in the family is selecting a local personal injury attorney to represent you.
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Injured? Get Help Today.

If you have been injured in an accident, contact our office today. We offer a free initial consultation. Your case will be thoroughly evaluated and you will not pay any fees unless we win your case. From our office in Wailuku, we represents clients on all islands, throughout Hawaii.

Areas of practice

Our legal team is highly experienced in personal injury law. We provide tireless advocacy, skilled problem-solving, and trusted guidance to all clients from start to finish. No matter how complex your case is, we bring the same degree of commitment and focus to every client we represent.

Auto Accident

Motorcycle & Moped Accidents

Accidents and Injuries

Wrongful Death

Dog Bite and Animal Attacks

Work Injuries

Medical Malpractice

Recreational Accidents

Successful Results



A man is killed in a rear-end collision.



A married man and father of two minor children, suffers severe injuries and death from the effects of over radiation caused by the negligence of his health care providers and a defect in the treatment software program.



While riding his motorcycle on a state highway, a man sustains severe injuries to his head and body as a result of the negligence of a driver making a left turn in his path of travel and the failure to install traffic signals at the site of the collision.

Meet The


Our attorneys are experienced and dedicated personal injury lawyers with an established reputation in the legal community in Hawaii

We take great pride in providing exceptional client service.
We have represented the injured on Maui, and throughout Hawaii, for more than 40 years. We have the knowledge and expertise to handle any type of personal injury case.
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Michael K. Tateishi

Of Counsel

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Bryan M.W. Tanaka


Tateishi & Tanaka

Covid-19 Update

In response to COVID-19, our office will be limiting in-person meetings. However, we are OPEN and able to serve your legal needs. Consultations are available via phone or video conference.

Please do not hesitate to contact our office. You will receive a timely response to your inquiry. Thank you and stay safe!