Danton S. Wong, Partner


Practice Areas


Mr. Wong concentrates on real estate acquisitions, sales, financing and development; business consultation; and related areas. He has participated in transactions involving the acquisition, financing, development, operation and/or sale of resort hotels, golf courses, commercial office buildings, shopping centers, residential condominium projects, vacant land and ongoing business concerns. His clients include real estate companies, resort hotel owners, developers and financial institutions, such as Hawaii DeBartolo LLC, TD Food Group, Honu Group, Inc. and Hawaiian Island Development Co., Inc. Recent transactions in which Mr. Wong has participated include the purchase of the Waikele Storage Park, the development of the Ka Makana Ali’i Regional Shopping Center, and the ground lease development of the International Market Place and the Waikiki Trade Center.


  • Bachelor of Arts, economics, Stanford University, 1979
  • Juris Doctor, Hastings College of the Law, 1982

Professional Activities

  • President, Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation
  • Past director, Real Property and Financial Services Section, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Contributing editor, Hawaii Conveyancing Manual III (1992), Hawaii Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Panelist, real estate seminars
  • Chinatown Review Committee of the City and County of Honolulu


  • Director, Hawaii Heritage Center
  • First Vice President, Friends of Iolani Palace
  • Trustee, Island Pacific Academy
  • Chinese Bicentennial Celebration Committee for the Chinese Chamber of Commerce


  • American and Hawaii State Bar Associations


  • “AV” rating, Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in Hawaii 2003, Honolulu Magazine