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HONOLULU, Hawaii – On April 13, 2017, Darolyn Lendio Heim, Brian Costa, and Trish Morikawa were confirmed by the Hawaii State Senate to their new judicial appointments. Once sworn-in, Lendio Heim, Costa, and Morikawa will each serve as Judge of the State of Hawaii District Court of the First Circuit (Oahu) for a term of ...
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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 H.M. Chan into office as Associate Judge of the State of Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals. The oath of office was administered by Chief Justice ...
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The Hawaii Supreme Court convened in special session on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, to honor the late James S. Burns, former Chief Judge of the Intermediate Court of Appeals. Members of the public gathered in the Supreme Court courtroom at Aliʻiolani Hale to hear special guest speakers and current judges share their memories of Judge ...
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It was standing room only in the Supreme Court Courtroom on Friday, April 7, 2017, as the Hawaii State Supreme Court convened in special session for the purpose of inducting the Honorable Catherine H. Remigio, along with Todd W. Eddins, and Keith K. Hiraoka into office as judges of the Circuit Court of the First ...
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On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Justices of the Hawaii Supreme Court heard oral argument in State of Hawaii vs. Sean Conroy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law.  This was the seventh oral argument since 2011 to be heard by the Supreme Court at the School of Law.  It ...
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Update: Supreme Court to Hold Special Session in Honor of the Late James S. Burns, April 11, 2017. The Honorable James S. Burns, who had a distinguished judicial career spanning more than 30 years, passed away this morning. The Chief Justice, Governor, Intermediate Court of Appeals, William S. Richardson School of Law, John A. Burns ...
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The Hawaii Veterans Treatment Court of the Third Circuit (Big Island) celebrated its third graduate on Monday, March 06, 2017.  Supporters gathered in the Keakealani Building courtroom to congratulate the U.S. veteran on completing the intensive program.   Soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan have demonstrably higher rates of co-occurring PTSD, traumatic brain injury, pain, ...
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Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald issued a Proclamation on March 3, 2017 in honor of the late Associate Justice Mario R. Ramil, who served the Judiciary with honor and distinction on the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court from May, 1993 to December, 2002.  Justice Ramil holds the distinction of being the second individual of Filipino ancestry to ...
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HONOLULU, Hawaii – On March 3, 2017 Judge Derrick Chan, Keith Hiraoka, Judge Catherine Remigio, and Todd Eddins were confirmed by the Hawaii State Senate to their new judicial appointments. Once sworn-in, Judge Derrick Chan will serve as Associate Judge of the State of Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals for a term of ten years; ...
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HONOLULU, HI – Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald delivered the State of the Judiciary address today at a joint session of the State Senate and House. ( Watch the video here. ) The Chief Justice began by thanking Judiciary supporters, including the Hawaii State Legislature:  “I thank the Legislature for its strong ...
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