March 3, 2011 to March 2, 2021
Sabrina S. McKenna was sworn in as Associate Justice on March 3, 2011. She is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a 1982 graduate of the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review.
Justice McKenna was a civil litigator, corporate counsel, and law professor before becoming a Hawaii state trial court judge in 1993. As a trial court judge, she presided in District, Circuit, and Family Courts, and also served as Senior Judge of the Family Court of the First Circuit.