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Saturday, February 18, 2012
JSC Names 11 Candidates for Honolulu District Court
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 7507 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

SA: 11 finalists being considered for Honolulu District Court

Hawaii Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald is seeking written comments on 11 candidates for two vacancies on the Honolulu District Court bench.

The names of the candidates were submitted to him by the Judicial Selection Commission for vacancies created by the retirement of William Cardwell and Russel Nagata at the end of 2011.

The 11 are Brian A. Costa, Paula Devens, Nelson W.S. Goo, Shirley M. Kawamura, James S. Kawashima, Stephen H. Levins, Linda S. Martell, Alvin K. Nishimura, Maura McDermott Okamoto, Kevin A. Souza and Paul B.K. Wong.

People may submit comments on the character and qualifications of the candidates to Recktenwald, Hawaii Supreme Court, 417 S. King St., Honolulu HI 96813; faxed to 808-539-4703, or emailed to

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