December 19, 2008 - December 18, 2014
Melvin H. Fujino was appointed by Chief Justice Ronald Moon as judge of the District Family Court of the Third Circuit, a newly-established judgeship for the North/South Kohala and Hamakua Districts. Before joining the Department of the Attorney General in 2007, Judge Fujino served for 15 years as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. He was the supervisor and community oriented prosecutor for the West Hawaii branch of the Hawai`i County Prosecuting Attorneys Office.
Judge Fujino received his law degree from the Gonzaga School of Law in Spokane, Washington, in 1985.