Party affiliation: Democrat
Asa Masayoshi Akinaka, American Lawyer. Bar: Hawaii bar 1964. Board visitors Stanford Law School, 1971-1974. Member American Bar Association, Hawaii State Bar Association (president 1977), National Conference Bar Presidents, Pacific Club, Young Men’s Christian Association (board directors, vice president 1970-1981).
Admitted to the bar, 1964, Hawaii and United States. District Court, District of Hawaii. 1970, United States. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Recipient, Benjamin N. Cardozo Prize, 1961. Member, Stanford Law School Board of Visitors, 1971-1974. Member: Hawaii State (President, 1977.
Director, 1973-1978) and American (Member, Sections on: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law. Corporation, Banking and Business Law. Taxation) Bar Associations.