Kapolei is an unincorporated community in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States on the island of Oahu. Popularly called the Second City of Kapolei, it is not a legal municipal corporation and thus not properly a city. Kapolei sits on what once was agricultural land used for sugarcane. The community takes its name from a volcanic cone, Puʻu o Kapolei. In the Hawaiian language, puʻu means hill and Kapo lei means beloved Kapo. According to legend, Kapo was sister to Pele. Kapolei is being developed as an urban center of the island of Oahu, second to Honolulu. It is situated on land that was once used for agriculture — the pineapple and sugarcane industries. Much of the land is part of the estate of industrialist James Campbell. The major developer of Kapolei is Kapolei Property Development, a subsidiary of James Campbell Company. Kapolei Hale is the civic center built by the City and County of Honolulu and includes an office of the Mayor of Honolulu and offices of various other government agencies.

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What is asbestos and mesothelioma litigation?

Mesothelioma is caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos, once regarded as a miracle mineral, was popular due its lightweight but tough characteristics as well as for its heat-resistant properties. This naturally occurring mineral was used in many commercial and consumer products, from construction materials such as cement, roofing shingles and insulation, to consumer and industrial applications such as hair dryers, automobile brake pads and pipe insulation.

Mesothelioma is an asbestos-related cancer which forms in the lining of the chest or abdominal cavities on the mesothelium - the sac lining the internal body cavities. Mesothelioma cases involve those who have suffered adverse health effects from exposure to asbestos on the job, in consumer products, or in the environment.

Asbestos and mesothelioma litigation are a type of toxic tort litigation.

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