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Saturday, June 16, 2018
Chief Justice Appoints Shimozono, Yoo, Hiatt, and DeWeese as District Court Judges
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 329 Views :: Judiciary

...Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has today appointed Kenneth J. Shimozono to the District Family Court of the First Circuit and Kristine Y. Yoo to the District Court of the First Circuit.  He has also appointed Mahilani E.K. Hiatt and Wendy M. DeWeese to the District Family Court of the Third Circuit....

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Friday, June 15, 2018
Audit: State Asset Forfeiture Program -- 30 Years Without Rules
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 1:06 AM :: 464 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...after nearly 30 years since the program’s inception, the department has not yet adopted administrative rules describing procedures and practice requirements for asset forfeiture....

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hawaii Supreme Court Limits Jurisdiction of Civil Rights Commission
By News Release @ 11:18 PM :: 537 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...The HTA decision drastically restricted and reduced the number of state and state-funded programs that are covered under § 368-1.5, as there are very few such programs or agencies that do not receive any federal funding....

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Sunday, June 10, 2018
Travel Ban? Janus? Supreme Court Poised for Blockbuster Finish
By Selected News Articles @ 3:00 PM :: 802 Views :: National News, Judiciary, Labor

...With the U.S. Supreme Court approaching the conclusion of its 2017 – 2018 term, the justices are expected to release a deluge of decisions in the coming weeks....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
Kauai Fifth Circuit Seeking Per Diem District/Family Court Judge
By News Release @ 8:57 PM :: 657 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

...The Fifth Circuit Court (Kauai) is seeking candidates for a Per Diem District/Family Court Judge....

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Friday, May 18, 2018
Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Judicial Nominees for the First and Third Circuits
By News Release @ 8:54 PM :: 244 Views :: Judiciary

...judicial nominees for four vacancies, two in the First Circuit (Island of Oahu) and two in the Third Circuit (Island of Hawaii)....

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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Senate Panel Approves Mark Bennett for Ninth Circuit
By Selected News Articles @ 12:02 PM :: 1241 Views :: Judiciary

...Mark Bennett, who served as Hawaii’s attorney general from 2003 to 2010, cleared the committee in an 18-2 vote and was a rare Trump nominee to receive more support from the Democrats on the committee than from the Republicans....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Secretive Commissions Determine Who Violates Anti-Discrimination Laws
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:54 PM :: 1198 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...during oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Dec. 5, 2017, Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor questioned the commission’s hostility....

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
​Do You Think Lawyers Need Discipline? The Hawaii Supreme Court wants to hear from You
By News Release @ 7:18 PM :: 875 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

...The Hawaii Supreme Court Disciplinary Board oversees the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommends appropriate action....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
JSC Seeks Nominees for Appeals Court, First Circuit
By News Release @ 6:08 PM :: 583 Views :: Judiciary

...The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill the following anticipated judicial vacancies in the State of Hawaii....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Nomination of Mark Bennett Shows Limits Of Outside Group Influence On Judges
By Selected News Articles @ 8:25 PM :: 1218 Views :: Judiciary

...one of President Donald Trump’s nominees to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals shows that conventional wisdom isn’t quite right....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Senate Panel Endorses Jill Otake for Bench in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 8:20 PM :: 837 Views :: Judiciary

...The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved President Donald Trump’s nominee for a position on a federal court in Hawaii....

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Monday, April 09, 2018
Trump To Replace 'Liberal Lion' Of The Ninth Circuit
By Selected News Articles @ 4:28 AM :: 1167 Views :: Judiciary

...a conservative jurist will replace Judge Stephen Reinhardt....

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Friday, April 06, 2018
Chief Justice Appoints Kirstin M. Hamman as Maui District Court Judge
By News Release @ 10:15 PM :: 939 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

...Recktenwald has today appointed Kirstin M. Hamman to the District Court of the Second Circuit (Island of Maui) to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Keith E. Tanaka....

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Maui: Six Nominees for 2nd District Court Judge
By News Release @ 3:40 PM :: 1061 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

...Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald announced today that he is seeking public comment on judicial nominees for a vacancy in the District Court of the Second Circuit (Maui), to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Keith E. Tanaka....

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
Judiciary Program Dealing with bullies in school
By News Release @ 4:13 PM :: 1765 Views :: Education K-12, Judiciary

...“How many of you know someone who has been bullied?” asked Judge Heely....

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
Ige Names Lisa Ginoza chief judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 1260 Views :: Judiciary

...and James Ashford to the Circuit Court of the First Circuit....and Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald appoints Kevin T. Morikone to the District Court of the First Circuit....

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Friday, February 16, 2018
Trump Nominates Kenji Price US Attorney for Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:04 PM :: 1270 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...Mr. Price is currently the interim U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaiʻi....

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
​Hawaii bail system victimizes taxpayers, too
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:38 PM :: 1236 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...government inefficiency is resulting in excessively high costs to Hawaii taxpayers....

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Bills: Skip ICA, Direct Appeals to Supreme Court
By Robert Thomas @ 8:55 PM :: 928 Views :: Judiciary

...The bills, HB 2191 and HB 2194, would return the state court appeals system to the way it was prior to the 2006 amendments....

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Monday, February 12, 2018
Former AG Mark Bennett Appointed Federal Judge
By News Release @ 1:07 PM :: 2174 Views :: Judiciary

...If confirmed, Mark J. Bennett of Hawaiʻi will serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.....

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
JSC Releases Nominees for Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
By News Release @ 11:33 AM :: 1144 Views :: Judiciary

...to fill the anticipated vacancy created by the retirement of Intermediate Court of Appeals Chief Judge Craig H. Nakamura in March 2018....

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
JSC Releases Nominees for First Circuit Court
By News Release @ 11:18 AM :: 1002 Views :: Judiciary

...judicial nominees for two vacancies in the District Court of the First Circuit (Island of Oahu)....

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Sunday, February 04, 2018
9th Circuit Causing Surge In Illegal Immigration, ICE Chief Says
By Selected News Articles @ 12:23 PM :: 1283 Views :: National News, Judiciary

...the court’s decisions have created a legal environment friendly to illegal aliens....

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
ACLU: Financially Successful Criminals Can Make Bail
By News Release @ 4:48 PM :: 1201 Views :: Judiciary, Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement

...ACLU wants lots of unconvicted criminals back out on the streets....

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Thursday, January 25, 2018
Judiciary Drops arrest warrant over refusal to speak English--Announces New Hawaiian Language Interpreter Policy
By News Release @ 7:45 PM :: 2496 Views :: Greenmail, Higher Education, Judiciary, OHA

"...Judiciary Announces Hawaiian Language Interpreter Policy...."

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Friday, December 22, 2017
SCOTUS Keeps Rebuking Lower Courts That Rule Against Trump
By Selected News Articles @ 3:00 PM :: 1821 Views :: National News, Judiciary

...the justices have issued several fairly extraordinary orders in cases involving the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the latest iteration of the travel ban, which deals rather harshly with trial courts in California, Hawaii and Maryland....

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Monday, December 18, 2017
Homeless Court clears hundreds of cases--16 Accept Housing
By News Release @ 4:48 PM :: 2437 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Judiciary

...How Tickets Forced 16 Homeless to accept Housing....

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Friday, December 15, 2017
200 High School Students Watch Supreme Court Hear Lesbian Child Custody Case
By News Release @ 1:49 PM :: 1751 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Judiciary

...The case heard at Castle, CC vs. DD, is a parentage case involving a former same sex married couple. The issue is whether Appellant has a legal parent/child relationship with the child born to Appellee during the marriage....

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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Nominees Sought for Two Judicial Vacancies on Oahu
By News Release @ 12:11 PM :: 1036 Views :: Judiciary

The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill the following anticipated judicial vacancies in the First Circuit (Oahu)....

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Friday, December 01, 2017
Congress May Seek to Limit Courts’ Nationwide Injunctions
By Selected News Articles @ 11:17 PM :: 1165 Views :: Judiciary

...nationwide injunctions foster forum-shopping for sympathetic judges....

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Sunday, November 19, 2017
DoTax: No End to Litigation, Part 2
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:00 AM :: 1380 Views :: Judiciary, Taxes

...The Department apparently regards the taxpayers here as lower life forms and wants to give them no respect.... 

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Senate Holding Special Session to Confirm Judicial Appointments
By News Release @ 5:02 PM :: 1122 Views :: Judiciary

...scheduled for Tuesday, November 14, 2017 and Wednesday, November 15, 2017 to confirm four judicial appointments, three for the Circuit Court of the First Circuit and one for the District Family Court of the First Circuit – O‘ahu....

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Thursday, November 02, 2017
Aid for tenants, landlords program expands to Kauai
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 1716 Views :: Kauai County, Homelessness, Judiciary

...Following the success of a program that helps landlords to get paid and keep tenants from being evicted on Oahu and in Maui County, Steps to Avoid Eviction is now available on Kauai....

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Thursday, November 02, 2017
Four Judges Appointed to Oahu Courts
By News Release @ 3:34 AM :: 2092 Views :: Judiciary

...All four appointments are subject to Senate confirmation....

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Thursday, October 05, 2017
Hirono: Trump Nominees Not Gay Enough
By Selected News Articles @ 3:22 PM :: 1936 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Judiciary

...“So you do not support the recriminalization of homosexuality?” Hirono asked....

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Oahu Circuit: Public Comment on Judicial Nominees for Four Positions
By News Release @ 12:07 AM :: 2056 Views :: Judiciary

...Comments must be post-marked, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered no later than Friday, October 13, 2017. All comments will be kept confidential....

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Friday, September 29, 2017
Judiciary: Collaborative Effort to Reduce Truancy Launched
By News Release @ 7:40 PM :: 2115 Views :: Education K-12, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...A similar program at an Oahu intermediate school produced a 91 percent daily school attendance rate in 2016-17, up about 40 percent from 2015-16....

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Ige Seeks Comment on Nominees for 3rd Circuit Court
By News Release @ 1:36 AM :: 1393 Views :: Judiciary

...Gov. Ige has 30 days, or until August 30 to make his appointments....

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Saturday, July 22, 2017
JSC Announces Four Vacancies--Seeks Chief Judge for ICA
By News Release @ 2:49 PM :: 1670 Views :: Judiciary

...And ICA Judge Katherine Leonard is seeking retention....

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Friday, July 07, 2017
Ige's Second Suit Against Trump: 9th Circuit Says Chin is Faking it
By Selected News Articles @ 11:59 PM :: 4496 Views :: National News, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

“This court will not upset the Supreme Court’s careful balancing and ‘equitable judgment’ brought to bear when ‘tailor(ing) a stay’ in this matter....”

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Saturday, May 06, 2017
Dexter Kaiama: Keanu Sai's Favorite Lawyer Censured
By News Release @ 11:44 PM :: 3671 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary, OHA

"...Kaiama, with reckless disregard as to the truth or falsity of the allegation, accused the presiding Judge of committing war crimes under international Conventions, and thereby filed a frivolous document that served no legal or practical purpose...."

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Thursday, April 20, 2017
Punish Judiciary? House Censors Legislator
By Rep Gene Ward @ 3:07 AM :: 2530 Views :: First Amendment, Hawaii State Government, Judiciary

Rep Gene Ward today sent Attorney General Doug Chin a letter asking for a first Amendment ruling regarding the potential misuse of censorship on the House Floor on April 11, 2017....

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
JSC Seeks Nominees for Two Oahu Judicial Vacancies
By News Release @ 3:15 PM :: 1593 Views :: Judiciary

nomination deadline is Monday, May 1, 2017....

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Saturday, March 18, 2017
Ninth Circuit Gets Frankencourt Treatment at House
By Selected News Articles @ 3:43 AM :: 2040 Views :: National News, Judiciary

Capitol Hill’s crosshairs turned Thursday on the Ninth Circuit just a day after a federal judge under the court’s purview became the latest to thwart efforts by the president to block Muslim immigration....

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Friday, March 17, 2017
Chief Justice Appoints Three Oahu District Court Judges
By News Release @ 1:57 PM :: 1694 Views :: Judiciary

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has appointed Brian A. Costa, Darolyn H. Lendio Heim, and Trish K. Morikawa to the District Court of the First Circuit (Island of Oahu) ....

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Break up 9th Circuit Court? Judicial Conference asks for 5 More Judgeships
By News Release @ 1:51 AM :: 1755 Views :: Judiciary

...The 26-member Judicial Conference is the policy-making body for the federal court system....

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Saturday, March 11, 2017
Applicants Sought to Serve on Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court
By News Release @ 10:55 PM :: 1689 Views :: Judiciary

The application deadline is April 14, 2017....

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Judicial Nominees
By News Release @ 1:38 PM :: 1889 Views :: Judiciary

...judicial nominees for three vacancies in the District Court of the First Circuit (Island of Oahu) as a result of the retirement of Judges Gerald H. Kibe, David W. Lo, and Barbara P. Richardson....

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
Justice Ginsburg at UH Law School: “We have a Dysfunctional Congress”
By Video @ 12:32 AM :: 1816 Views :: Judiciary

...Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shared her perspective on the law, the courts and congress in February at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa....

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