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Date
Ct.
Case Number
Case Name
Appealed From
Reporter Citation
August 22, 2018
ICA
CAAP-15-0000864 [ADA]

McKnew v. Wilson (Order Approving Stipulation for Dismissal of Appeal with Prejudice). Consolidated with CAAP-15-0000867.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
August 22, 2018
ICA
CAAP-17-0000017 [ADA]

McKnew v. Wilson (Order Approving Stipulation for Dismissal of Appeal with Prejudice).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
August 21, 2018
S.Ct
SCPR-18-0000606 [ADA]

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

Original Proceeding
August 20, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-15-0000464 [ADA]

Molokai Services Incorporated v. Hodgins (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA mem. op., filed 02/28/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 150. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/25/2018.

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
August 15, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-16-0000474 [ADA]

Grindling v. State (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 04/05/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 154. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/02/2018.

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
August 15, 2018
S.Ct
SCPW-18-0000568 [ADA]

Thompson v. Sarkissian (Order Denying Petition for Writ of Mandamus). Petition for Writ of Mandamus, filed 07/17/2018.

Original Proceeding
August 15, 2018
S.Ct
SCPW-18-0000567 [ADA]

Thompson v. Sarkissian (Order Denying Petition for Writ of Mandamus). Petition for Writ of Mandamus, filed 07/17/2018.

Original Proceeding
August 15, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-13-0003145 [ADA]

Polumbo v. Gomes (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA mem.op., filed 02/28/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 150. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/11/2018.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
August 13, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-18-0000336 [ADA]

Rapozo v. County of Kauaʻi (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction, filed 06/29/2018 [ada]. Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant Sarita’s Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/06/2018.

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit
August 13, 2018
ICA
CAAP-15-0000904 [ADA]

Coggins v. Kona Seaside, Inc. (mem. op., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit 143 Haw. 102
August 10, 2018
ICA
CAAP-17-0000629 [ADA]

HomeStreet Bank v. Caba (Order). ICA s.d.o., filed 06/07/2018, 142 Haw. 370. 

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
August 10, 2018
ICA
CAAP-17-0000527 [ADA]

Copperfield v. McDonald (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 143 Haw. 101
August 8, 2018
ICA
CAAP-18-0000575 [ADA]

Billington v. Computer Science Corp. (Order Granting Motion to Withdraw the Appeal).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
August 8, 2018
S.Ct
SCAP-17-0000059 [ADA]

Flores v. Board of Land and Natural Resources.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit, Environmental Court 143 Haw. 114
August 7, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000054 [ADA]

State v. Young (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 03/16/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 152. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/21/2018. 

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
August 6, 2018
S.Ct
SCPW-18-0000466 [ADA]

Hanes v. Gangnes (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration). Petition for Writ of Mandamus and/or Prohibition, filed 06/01/2018. S.Ct. Order Denying Petition for Writ of Mandamus and/or Prohibition, filed 06/15/2018 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 07/30/2018. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 08/31/2018. S.Ct. Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 09/10/2018 [ada].

Original Proceeding
August 2, 2018
S.Ct
SCPW-18-0000426 [ADA]

Kaopua v. Mendes (Order Denying Petition for Writ of Mandamus). Petition for Writ of Mandamus, filed 05/21/2018.

Original Proceeding
August 2, 2018
ICA
CAAP-18-0000517 [ADA]

Higa v. Higa (Order Approving the July 16, 2018 Stipulation to Dismiss Appeal).

Family Court, 1st Circuit
August 2, 2018
ICA
CAAP-17-0000573 [ADA]

Stark v. Evans (Order Approving the July 24, 2018 Stipulation to Dismiss Appeal). Consolidated with Case No. CAAP-17-0000574.

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
August 2, 2018
ICA
CAAP-17-0000736 [ADA]

Clement v. State (Order Granting Motion for Reconsideration of the June 25, 2018 Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction). ICA Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction, filed 06/25/2018 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 07/09/2018. 

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 31, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000248 [ADA]

The Bank of New York Mellon v. Chee (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 04/30/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 213. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 05/04/2018. ICA Order Denying Motion to Object, filed 05/17/2018 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 05/18/2018. ICA Order Denying Motion to Object, filed 05/23/2018 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/18/2018.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 31, 2018
ICA
CAAP-15-0000550 [ADA]

Ha v. Care Hawaii, Inc. (mem. op., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit 143 Haw. 101
July 31, 2018
ICA
CAAP-15-0000705 [ADA]

McGee v. Campaign Spending Commission (s.d.o., vacated, affirmed, and remanded).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 143 Haw. 101
July 30, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000512 [ADA]

Taylor v. The Kahala Hotel Investors, LLC (Order Dismissing Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 04/19/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 209. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 04/27/2018. ICA Order Denying Motion Objection Electronically Filed April 19, 2018 from Intermediate Court of Appeals, filed 05/02/2018 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 05/10/2018. ICA Order, filed 05/14/2018 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 05/23/2018. ICA Order Denying “Motion Objection Electronically Filed May 14, 2018 at 3:30 PM and 3:33 PM from Intermediate Court of Appeals”, filed 06/01/2018 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/29/2018. 

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 30, 2018
ICA
CAAP-16-0000402 [ADA]

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

District Court, 2nd Circuit, Wailuku Division 143 Haw. 100
July 30, 2018
S.Ct
SCAP-17-0000539 [ADA]

W.N. v. S.M..

Family Court, 3rd Circuit 143 Haw. 128
July 27, 2018
ICA
CAAP-18-0000130 [ADA]

Citimortgage, Inc. v. Pregana (Order Granting the June 19, 2018 Motion to Dismiss Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction). Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/28/2018. S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 10/05/2018 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 27, 2018
S.Ct
SCAP-17-0000482 [ADA]

Kalaeloa Ventures, LLC v. City and County of Honolulu.

Tax Appeal Court 143 Haw. 103
July 27, 2018
ICA
CAAP-14-0001138 [ADA]

Title Guaranty Escrow Services, Inc. v. Wailea Resort Company, Ltd. (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration). ICA s.d.o., filed 06/29/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 490. Consolidated with No. CAAP-16-0000034. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 07/19/2018. ICA Order Rescinding the Judgment on Appeal and the Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, and Order Suspending the Time Requirement of Hawaʻi Rules of Appellate Procedure Rule 40 (d), filed 10/01/2018 [ada]. ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 10/05/2018 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
July 27, 2018
ICA
CAAP-15-0000381 [ADA]

State v. Paulmier (Order of Correction). ICA mem. op., filed 07/20/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 100. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 10/15/2018.

Family Court, 3rd Circuit
July 26, 2018
ICA
CAAP-15-0000529 [ADA]

Sakal v. Association of Apartment Owners of Hawaiian Monarch. Consolidated with Case No. CAAP-15-0000573. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 08/03/2018. ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 09/19/2018 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 25, 2018
ICA
CAAP-18-0000321 [ADA]

State v. Kaluau (Order Dismissing Appeal).

District Court, 3rd Circuit
July 25, 2018
ICA
CAAP-18-0000320 [ADA]

State v. Kaluau (Order Dismissing Appeal).

District Court, 3rd Circuit
July 25, 2018
ICA
CAAP-18-0000322 [ADA]

State v. Kaluau (Order Dismissing Appeal).

District Court, 3rd Circuit
July 25, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-15-0000492 [ADA]

State v. Tulensa (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 03/07/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 151. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/31/2018.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 20, 2018
ICA
CAAP-15-0000381 [ADA]

State v. Paulmier (mem. op., affirmed). ICA Order of Correction, filed 07/27/2018 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 10/15/2018.

Family Court, 3rd Circuit 143 Haw. 100
July 19, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000373 [ADA]

Rouse v. Walden (Order Dismissing Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 6/20/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 462. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/13/2018. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 09/20/2018.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 19, 2018
ICA
CAAP-17-0000546 [ADA]

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

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 143 Haw. 100
July 18, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-15-0000334 [ADA]

Miller v. Waioli Corporation (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA mem. op., filed 02/27/2018 [ada], 141 Haw. 501. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/22/2018.

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit
July 18, 2018
ICA
CAAP-18-0000242 [ADA]

Peralta v. Maui Memorial Medical Center (Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
July 18, 2018
ICA
CAAP-18-0000410 [ADA]

State v. Kawakami (Order Approving the July 2, 2018 Stipulation for Dismissal).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 18, 2018
ICA
CAAP-18-0000096 [ADA]

Rose v. Pereira of Hawaii (Order Dismissing Appeal).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
July 18, 2018
ICA
CAAP-16-0000881 [ADA]

In re Protective Arrangement of Puana (Order of Correction). ICA s.d.o., filed 06/12/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 459.

Probate Court, 1st Circuit
July 17, 2018
S.Ct
SCPR-18-0000525 [ADA]

In Re Thomas P. Rack (Order Granting Petition to Resign and Surrender License).

Original Proceeding
July 17, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-16-0000212 [ADA]

State v. Wilson (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA mem. op., filed 02/28/2018 [ada] 142 Haw. 150. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/04/2018.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 17, 2018
ICA
CAAP-17-0000583 [ADA]

KMT Investment, LLC v. Canencia (Order Approving the June 30, 2018 Stipulation to Dismiss Appeal). ICA Order Dismissing Appeal, filed 03/06/2018 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/08/2018. ICA Order Granting the March 8, 2018 Motion for Reconsideration of Dismissal of the Appeal, filed 03/15/2018 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit, ʻEwa Division
July 17, 2018
S.Ct
SCAP-16-0000337 [ADA]

Marks v. State (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration). S.Ct. s.d.o., filed 06/28/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 466. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 07/09/2018.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
July 16, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-14-0000987 [ADA]

State v. Fleming (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration). ICA mem. op., filed 08/23/2017 [ada], 140 Haw. 415.  ICA Order of Correction, filed 09/06/2017 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/06/2017. S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/21/2017 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 06/22/2018.

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
July 16, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-16-0000805 [ADA]

Gaeta v. West Maui Resort Partners, LP (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 3/28/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 153. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/25/2018.

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
July 16, 2018
S.Ct
SCWC-15-0000030 [ADA]

Nguyen v. Yanagi (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 02/26/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 149. Writ of Error, filed 03/01/2018. ICA Order of Correction, filed 03/09/2018 [ada]. ICA Order Denying the March 1, 2018 Writ of Error, filed 03/09/2018 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/10/2018. S.Ct. Order Dismissing Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/13/2018 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/12/2018.

District Court, 3rd Circuit, Kaʻū Division