Skip to Content

Opinions Opinions and Orders RSS feed

For 2009 and older, Case Number link will display content as an html page. PDF link will display a scanned image with file date stamp and judicial signatures. Beginning in 2010, Case Number link will display a scanned image with file date stamp and judicial signatures. ADA link will display an accessible file compatible with online reader devices. Click here to view Opinions and Orders from 1998 to 2009.

Date
Ct.
Case Number
Case Name
Appealed From
Reporter Citation
March 18, 2010
ICA
28319 [ADA]

Schwenke v. Outrigger Hotels Hawaii, LLP.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 389
March 18, 2010
S.Ct
28912 [ADA]

Ferreira v. Ferreria (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA mem.op., filed 11/18/2009 [pdf], 121 Haw. 471.  ICA Order Denying Defendant-Appellee Nelson C. Ferreira’s Motion for Reconsiderartion, filed 12/07/2009 [pdf].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/12/2010.  ICA Order Dismissing Appellant’s Motion to Supplement the Record or in the
Alternative Motion to Amend Memorandum Opinion
, filed 03/23/2010 [ada].

Family Court, 2nd Circuit
March 18, 2010
S.Ct
29170 [ADA]

State
v. Mattson.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba, with who J. Duffy, joins [ada].  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 10/14/2009 [pdf].  ICA s.d.o., filed 05/21/2009 [pdf], 120 Haw. 417. 
Application for Writ of
Certiorari, filed 09/09/2009.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 312
March 18, 2010
ICA
29455 [ADA]

Tew v. State (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/28/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/10/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 352
March 18, 2010
ICA
30106 [ADA]

Raduenzel v. Moncur (Order Denying March 15, 2010 HRAP Rule 40 Motion for
Reconsideration of March 3, 2010 Order of Dismissal and March 16, 2010
Amended HRAP Rule 40 Motionfor Reconsideration of March 3, 2010 Order
of Dismissal).   ICA Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction, filed 03/03/2010 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit
March 17, 2010
S.Ct
30361 [ADA]

Tierney v. Hawaii Paroling Authority (Order).  S.Ct. Order, filed 03/30/2010 [ada].

Original Proceeding
March 17, 2010
S.Ct
30362 [ADA]

Keli‘ihananui v. Kahala Mall (Order).

Original Proceeding
March 16, 2010
S.Ct
28209 [ADA]

Tour2000
Co., Ltd. v. Koreana Tour Service, Inc. (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA mem.op., filed 10/23/2009 [pdf]., 121 Haw. 258.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed
02/11/2010.  

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 16, 2010
ICA
30137 [ADA]

Villanueva v. State (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration).  S.Ct. Order, filed 02/04/2010 [ada].  S.Ct. Order, filed 03/24/2010 [ada].  ICA
Order
, filed 04/07/2010 [ada].  S.Ct.
Order
, filed 04/07/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 122 Haw. 351
March 15, 2010
ICA
29798 [ADA]

Bolomet v. RLI Insurance Company (Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 11, 2010
ICA
29370 [ADA]

H.K. v. R.L. (s.d.o., affirmed).

 

Family Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 352
March 11, 2010
S.Ct
29578 [ADA]

County of Maui v. Lundborg (Order
Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  Dissenting Opinion
by J. Nakayama [ada].   ICA mem.op., filed 11/02/2009 [pdf], 121 Haw. 417.  Application for
Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/01/2010. 

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
March 10, 2010
ICA
29958 [ADA]

State
v. Kim (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration).  ICA Order Dismissing Appeal Pursuant
to HRAP Rule 24
, filed 01/28/2010 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 351
March 9, 2010
ICA
29557 [ADA]

State v. Burdett (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/18/2010.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari; Affirming the Judgment as to Count I; and Remanding to the Intermediate Court of Appeals as to Count II, filed 06/14/2010 [ada].  ICA Order on Reconsideration, filed 07/26/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 352
March 8, 2010
ICA
28335 [ADA]

State v. Huff (s.d.o., affirmed).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Div. 122 Haw. 352
March 8, 2010
S.Ct
30349 [ADA]

In re Gay (Order Granting Petition to Resign and Surrender License).

Original Proceeding
March 4, 2010
S.Ct
25484 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary
Counsel v. Aduja (Order of Reinstatement).  S.Ct. Order of
Suspension, filed 01/27/2005.  S.Ct.
Amended Order of Suspension
, filed 01/31/2005 [pdf].

Original Proceeding
March 4, 2010
S.Ct
27511 [ADA]

State
v. Stenger.  Concurring
Opinion
by J. Kim [ada].  Dissenting
Opinion
by C.J. Moon [ada].  Dissenting
Opinion by J. Nakayama
, in which C.J. Moon, joins in part [ada].  ICA s.d.o., filed 12/31/2008 [pdf], 119 Haw. 336. 
ICA
Order of Correction
, filed 01/30/2009 [pdf]. 
Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/09/2009.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari,
filed 04/23/2009 [pdf].  J. Acoba dissenting.  Dissenting
Opinion
by Substitute Justice Kim [pdf]. 
Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/30/2009.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari,
filed 05/29/2009 [pdf].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 271
March 4, 2010
S.Ct
28294 [ADA]

In re N.C.
(Order
Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari).   ICA s.d.o.,
filed 06/26/2009 [pdf], 120 Haw. 418.  Application for
Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/27/2009.  S.Ct. Order Dismissing
Application for Writ of Certiorari
, filed 08/04/2009 [pdf].  Application
for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/05/2009. 
S.Ct. Order
Dismissing Application for Writ of Certiorari Without Prejudice
, filed 12/09/2009 [pdf], 122 Haw. 1. 
Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/25/2010.  Supreme Court Opinion, filed 04/19/2010 [ada], 123
Haw. 184.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Recktenwald, with whom J. Nakayama joins [ada].  S.Ct. Order of Correction, filed 04/26/2010 [ada].

Family Court, 3rd Circuit
March 4, 2010
S.Ct
29147 [ADA]

In re
Adoption of a Female Child Born on October 3, 2004 by P.N. and J.N. (Order
Affirming in Part and Vacating in Part the Family Court of the Fifth
Circuit’s April 14, 2008 Order Dismissing Adoption Proceedings and Vacating
the Memorandum Opinion and Judgment of the Intermediate Court of
Appeals).  ICA mem.op, filed 09/11/2009 [pdf], 121 Haw. 248.  Application
for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/14/2009. 
S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari,
filed 01/28/2010 [ada].  S.Ct. Order of Correction, filed 04/05/2010 [ada].

Family Court, 5th Circuit
March 4, 2010
ICA
30057 [ADA]

American
Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. v. Yeung (Order
Denying February 25, 2010 HRAP Rule 40 Motion for Reconsideration).  ICA Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of
Appellate Jurisdiction
, filed 01/13/2010 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 02/25/2010.   Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/09/2010.  S.Ct.
Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, Vacating Order
Dismissing Appeal, and Remanding Appeal to the Intermediate Court of
Appeals
, filed 04/09/2010 [ada].  Request for Reconsideration of Defendant-Appellant’s Motion filed on Feb. 7, 2011, filed 02/18/2011. ICA Order Denying Defendant-Appellant’s Motion filed February 18, 2011, filed 02/22/2011 [ada].  ICA s.d.o., filed 02/23/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 244.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/06/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/07/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 351
March 4, 2010
ICA
30103 [ADA]

CFI,
Inc. v. Tex, Inc. (Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate
Jurisdiction).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
March 4, 2010
ICA
30151 [ADA]

Nordic Construction Co., Ltd. v. Maui Beach
Resort Limited Partnership (Order Granting January 11, 2010 Motion to Dismiss
Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/09/2010.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari and Affirming Order
Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction
, filed 04/08/2010 [ada].  S.Ct. Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 05/04/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
March 4, 2010
ICA
30231 [ADA]

Kidani v. Thomas (Order 
Granting (1) Appellee’s January 19, 2010
Motion to Dismiss Appeal and (2) Appellant’s February 16, 2010 Motion to
Strike Appellee’s February 2, 2010 Reply
Memorandum).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 3, 2010
S.Ct
28584 [ADA]

State v. Fitzwater.  Concurring and Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba [ada].  ICA s.d.o., filed 04/27/2009 [pdf], 120 Haw. 383.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/03/2009.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 09/15/2009 [pdf].  S.Ct. Order, filed 03/25/2010 [ada], 122
Haw. 545.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba [ada].  S.Ct. Order of Amendment, filed 04/05/2010 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit, Ewa Division 122 Haw. 354
March 3, 2010
ICA
30106 [ADA]

Raduenzel v. Moncur (Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).  ICA Order Denying March 15, 2010 HRAP Rule 40 Motion for Reconsideration of March 3, 2010 Order of Dismissal and March 16, 2010 Amended HRAP Rule 40 Motionfor Reconsideration of March 3, 2010 Order of Dismissal, filed 03/18/2010 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit
March 1, 2010 29958 [ADA]

State
v. Kim (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration). ICA Order Dismissing Appeal Pursuant
to HRAP Rule 24
, filed 01/28/2010 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit
February 25, 2010
ICA
27945 [ADA]

In re Arbitration between United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO v. City and County of Honolulu, Board of Water Supply (mem.op., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 201
February 25, 2010
ICA
28206 [ADA]

McElvaney v. Leite-Ah Yo (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/26/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/09/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 202
February 25, 2010
ICA
29496 [ADA]

State v. Hoe.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/23/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/04/2010 [ada].  Dissenting Opinion by J. Pollack, with whom J. Acoba joins [ada].  S.Ct. Order Dismissing Motion to Reconsider Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/19/2010 [ada].

District Court, 2nd Circuit, Wailuku Division 122 Haw. 347
February 25, 2010
ICA
29761 [ADA]

State v. Nakanishi (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 203
February 25, 2010
ICA
29769 [ADA]

State v. Ikeda (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 122 Haw. 203
February 25, 2010
ICA
29809 [ADA]

State v. Gomes (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Kaneohe Division 122 Haw. 202
February 25, 2010
ICA
29812 [ADA]

State v. Ebueng (s.d.o., reversed).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 122 Haw. 202
February 25, 2010
S.Ct
30323 [ADA]

Sai v. Sumida (Order).

Original Proceeding
February 25, 2010
S.Ct
30342 [ADA]

Blaisdell v. Department of Public Safety (Order).

Original Proceeding
February 24, 2010
ICA
29708 [ADA]

State v. Skochko (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 202
February 24, 2010
ICA
29709 [ADA]

State v. Roberts (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 122 Haw. 202
February 24, 2010
ICA
29731 [ADA]

State v. Huang (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 122 Haw. 202
February 24, 2010
ICA
29813 [ADA]

State v. Thamdy (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 122 Haw. 202
February 24, 2010
S.Ct
30004 [ADA]

Monahn v.  Cloninger (Order Dismissing Appeal Pursuant to HRAP Rule 30).

District Court, 3rd Circuit
February 24, 2010
S.Ct
30340 [ADA]

Goodin v. Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawaii (Order).

Original Proceeding
February 24, 2010
S.Ct
30341 [ADA]

Nguyen v. Romanchak (Order).

Original Proceeding
February 23, 2010
ICA
27868 [ADA]

Farmer v. Hickam Federal Credit Union (Order of Correction).  ICA mem.op., filed 02/02/2010 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/19/2010.  S.Ct.
Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari
, filed
06/29/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 201
February 23, 2010
ICA
28770 [ADA]

Fidelis Capital Group, LLC v. Venture Out Properties, LLC (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 202
February 23, 2010
ICA
29211 [ADA]

State v. Parks (s.d.o., affirmed).

Family Court, 5th Circuit 122 Haw. 202
February 23, 2010
ICA
29347 [ADA]

State v. Mita (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).  Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakamura [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/10/2010.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/27/2010 [ada].  Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba [ada].  Supreme Court Opinion, filed 12/21/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 385.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba, in which, J. Duffy joins [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 122 Haw. 202
February 23, 2010
ICA
29525 [ADA]

State v. Akuna (mem.op., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 122 Haw. 201
February 23, 2010
ICA
30029 [ADA]

Canning v. Allegis Group (Order Dismissing Appeal Pursuant to HRAP Rule 11(c)(2).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
February 23, 2010
ICA
30050 [ADA]

Stehura v. Keliihoomalu (Order Dismissing Appeal Pursuant to HRAP Rule 30).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit