Ronald Kim (“Ron”) was born and raised in Honolulu. Ron received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Gonzaga University with a major in History and minors in International Relations and Speech Communications. Ron then received his Juris Doctorate Degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa with an Environmental Law Program Certificate and Pacific Asian Legal Studies Certificate.
Following graduation from law school Ron clerked for the Honorable Craig H. Nakamura at the Intermediate Court of Appeals for the State of Hawaii. Ron subsequently engaged in the practice of law with several different private firms in Honolulu for over a decade before joining the Department of Corporation Counsel for the County of Hawaii for nearly five years. In May 2020, Ron went back into private practice in Hilo.
Ron is a member of the Hawaii State and Hawaii County Bar Associations