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Nominee and Appointments

Under the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi, Article VI, Appointment of Justices and Judges, Section 3: “The governor, with the consent of the senate, shall fill a vacancy in... read more

Under the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi, Article VI, Appointment of Justices and Judges, Section 3: “The governor, with the consent of the senate, shall fill a vacancy in... read more

  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 First Circuit (Island of... 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

CIRCUIT JUDGE, CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD CIRCUIT NOMINEES Under the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi, Article VI, Appointment of Justices and Judges, Section 3: “The governor, with the... read more

Family, friends, colleagues, and supporters overflowed from the Supreme Court courtroom on Thursday, April 13, 2017, as the Hawaii Supreme Court convened in special session to induct the Honorable Derrick... read more