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“I am deeply saddened by the passing of retired Judge Harry T. Tanaka. Judge Tanaka served on the Intermediate Court of Appeals from 1982 until his retirement in 1991. During... read more

HONOLULU — It was standing room only as family, friends, and colleagues gathered in the Supreme Court courtroom on December 20, 2017, as Rowena A. Somerville, Matthew J. Viola, and... read more

The Attorneys and Judges Assistance Program Board (AAP) has three board positions to be filled, including one member of the Judiciary (judge) and two attorneys. The term of each position... read more

  KANEOHE, HI – The Hawaii Supreme Court held oral argument today at Castle High School with about 200 Oahu high school students in attendance. Students from Castle, Farrington, McKinley,... read more

The Hawaii Supreme Court convened in special session on Friday, November 17, 2017, to honor the late Betty M. Vitousek, former Senior Family Court Judge. Family, friends, and colleagues gathered... read more

  Congratulations to Robert D.S. Kim, who was sworn in on November 21,2017 by Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald to serve as Judge of the Circuit Court of the Third... read more

  LIHUE, HI – Nine attorneys were recognized for their volunteer service to the residents of Kauai during the Kauai County Bar Association meeting in Lihue on November 29. These... read more

The Fifth Circuit recently celebrated a milestone with the graduation of its 30th Kauai Drug Court class on November 17, 2017. Since its inception in 2003, Kauai Drug Court has... read more

The Fifth Circuit proudly launched its Veterans Treatment Court Program on November 15, 2017, with the induction of a U.S. Air Force Veteran as its first participant. Fifth Circuit Chief... read more

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Family Court’s Divorce Law in Hawaii program celebrated its 200th public education session on November 9, 2017. The program started 15 years ago as a companion... read more