Note: Please do not call a judge about a pending case. In most circumstances a judge is prohibited from discussing a pending case unless all parties are given notice and an opportunity to be present. Judges are also prohibited from publicly discussing a pending or impending case. See Rules 2.9 and 2.10 of the Hawaii Revised Code of Judicial Conduct.
Judges are nominated by the Governor form a list of not less than four and not more than six names submitted by the Judicial Selection Commission. A judge's nomination is subject to confirmation by the State Senate. Each judge is initially appointed for a ten year term. After initial appointment, the Judicial Selection Commission determines whether a judge will be retained in office. A judge may not serve past age 70. See Article VI § 3 & 4 of the Hawai`i Constitution.
|Craig H. Nakamura||Chief Judge||539-4750||09/16/09 - 09/15/19|
|Daniel R. Foley||Associate Judge||539-4698||10/02/10 - 10/01/20|
|Alexa D.M. Fujise||Associate Judge||539-4004||06/10/04 - 06/09/14|
|Katherine G. Leonard||Associate Judge||539-4751||01/30/08 - 01/29/18|
|Lawrence M. Reifurth||Associate Judge||539-4206||03/11/10 - 03/10/20|
|Lisa M. Ginoza||Associate Judge||539-4752||05/06/10 - 05/05/20|