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Notice Of Petition For Retention the Honorable Rom A. Trader

Posted on Sep 28, 2018 in JSC Retention, Judicial Selection Commission

The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawaii, announces that the term of the Honorable Rom A. Trader as Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of the First Circuit, State of Hawaii, will expire on March 26, 2019.  Judge Trader, in accordance with Section 3, Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii, has petitioned to be retained in office and to be renewed for an additional term.  The Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Trader should be retained in office for an additional term of ten years.

The Commission invites interested persons to submit written comments or fill out an evaluation form on whether Judge Trader should be retained in office for a new term.  All written comments and evaluation forms will be kept CONFIDENTIAL.

Please visit the Commission’s website to access and fill out form JS-P-081, Judicial Retention Evaluation Form.  Written comments and/or form JS-P-081 must be postmarked or faxed by Thursday, December 27, 2018 to:

Commission Chair Jackie Young, PhD
Judicial Selection Commission 
State of Hawaii 
417 South King Street 
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 
Fax:  (808) 538-5205

For more information, visit the Judicial Selection Commission webpage or contact the Commission via email at judselect.comm@courts.hawaii.gov.

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