NOTICE OF PETITION FOR RETENTION THE HONORABLE GERALD H. KIBE
News Release from Judicial Selection Commission
The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawaiʻi, announces that the term of the Honorable Gerald H. Kibe as Judge of the District Court of the First Circuit, State of Hawaiʻi, will expire on January 5, 2013. Judge Kibe, in accordance with Section 3, Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi, has petitioned to be retained in office and to be renewed for an additional term. The Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Kibe should be retained in office for an additional term of six years.
The Commission invites interested persons to submit written comments or fill out an evaluation form on whether Judge Kibe should be retained in office for a new term. All written comments and evaluation forms will be kept CONFIDENTIAL.
Please visit the Commission’s website and fill out form JS-P-81, the Judicial Evaluation Retention Form. Written comments and/or form JS-P-081 must be postmarked or faxed by
Thursday, September 27, 2012 to:
Commissioner Chair Susan M. Ichinose
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaiʻi
417 S. King Street
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813
FAX: (808) 538-5205