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First Circuit District Court Judge Melanie M. May was honored by the Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii with its Champion of Justice Award. She was recognized at VLSH’s 4th annual fund... read more

  HONOLULU – During the month of May, the Hawaii State Judiciary is offering a variety of special events and activities in observance of Law Day (May 1), the annual... read more

KAILUA-KONA, HI – As part of the Judiciary’s Courts in the Community outreach program, the Hawaii Supreme Court heard oral argument on April 26, 2018, at Kealakehe High School. More... read more

There was much joy and celebration as family, friends, and colleagues filled the Supreme Court courtroom on April 24 for the swearing-in ceremony of Lisa M. Ginoza as Chief Judge... read more

  MEDIA ADVISORY April 25, 2018 WHAT:  Hawaii Supreme Court convening for oral argument at Kealakehe High School on Hawaii Island WHO:   Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald               Associate Justice... read more

  HONOLULU – The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking both attorney and non-attorney applicants to fill six positions on the Disciplinary Board. Applicants from all islands are invited to apply.... read more

  The Judiciary’s Dwight Sakai and Nathan Foo were confirmed by the Senate to serve four-year terms as Compact Administrator for the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender and Juvenile... read more

The Hawaii Women Lawyers held its 2017-18 Annual Awards event on April 12 during which it honored five individuals for outstanding achievement. Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald was recognized with... read more

  On March 29, 2018, Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald presented a proclamation congratulating the Hawaii State Ethics Commission on its 50th Anniversary. The 50th Anniversary commemoration... read more

It was a proud day for six veterans who once served their country with valor, but somehow had fallen on hard times. On April 6, 2018, these men were honored... read more