Mediator Dispute Prevention Resolution, Retired Trial Judge
Local Board Member, Hawaii
Mike Town is a mediator for Dispute Prevention Resolution who retired as a state trial judge, hearing family court and circuit court trials in Honolulu since 1979. He attended Stanford University, where he participated in intercollegiate crew and boxing. He then joined the United States Peace Corps and served as athletic director and basketball coach for the University of Cauca in Colombia, South America.. He has coached basketball, volleyball, swimming and outrigger canoe paddling. He served as Chair for the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii and is an advocate for the Hawaii youth water initiative. He speaks locally and nationally to judges and other justice professionals on courts, communities and key values for our nation's youth including preventive, therapeutic and restorative justice. He is father of four and a grandfather. He is fluent in Spanish.