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2012 Oral Argument Recordings Archive


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No. SCWC-28516, Thursday, December 20, 2012, 9 a.m. (Amended 10/30/12)
GERARD R. LALES, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. WHOLESALE MOTORS COMPANY, dba JN AUTOMOTIVE GROUP, JOHNNY MARTINEZ, and GARY MARXEN, SR., Petitioners/Defendants-Appellees.

No. SCWC-30337 Thursday, December 20, 2012, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. TERRANCE E. ATWOOD, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-11-0000353 Thursday, December 20, 2012, 11 a.m.
KILAKILA `O HALEAKALA, Petitioner/Appellant-Appellant, vs. BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, AND WILLIAM AILA, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I, AND THOMAS M. APPLE, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I AT MANOA, Respondents/Appellees-Appellees.

No. SCWC-11-0000085 Thursday, December 6, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. STEPHEN CRAMER, JR., Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-11-0000540, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, 1:30 p.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. MARIANNE L. CODIAMAT, Respondent/Defendant-Appellee.

No. CAAP-11-0000612, Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 9 a.m.
KIMBERLY K.F. WILSON, Claimant-Appellant, v. STATE OF HAWAI`I, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, Employer-Appellee, Self-Insured.

No. CAAP-11-0000775 Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 10 a.m.
LYNEDON A. VAN NESS, Claimant-Appellant, v. STATE OF HAWAI`I, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, Employer-Appellee, self-insured.

No. SCWC-30683 Thursday, November 1, 2012, 9 a.m.
STACEY COSTALES, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. SCOTT ROSETE, in his official and individual capacity, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, and MELVIN ANDO, in his official and individual capacity; GLENN YOSHIMOTO, in his official and individual capacity; STATE OF HAWAI`I; DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; OFFICE OF YOUTH SERVICES, Petitioners/Defendants-Appellees/Cross-Appellants, and JOHN DOES 1-10; JANE DOES 1-10; DOE PARTNERSHIPS 1-10; DOE CORPORATIONS 1-10; and DOE ENTITIES 1-10, Defendants.

No. CAAP-11-0000346 Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 9 a.m.
JASON BURNSIDE, TRUSTEE OF THE AUDREY K.BURNSIDE REVOCABLE TRUST DATED JAN. 21, 1998, BY AND THROUGH HIS MANAGING AGENT STOTT REAL ESTATE, INC.,Plaintiff-Appellee, v. NATHAN CADIENTE, PAULETTE CADIENTE, JOHN DOES 1-10, AND JANE DOES 1-10, Defendants-Appellants.

No. SCWC-28826, Thursday, October 18, 2012, 9 a.m.
ROBERT KUTKOWSKI, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant/Plaintiff-Cross-Appellee, vs. PRINCEVILLE PRINCE GOLF COURSE, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, Respondent/Defendant-Appellee/Defendant-Cross-Appellant, and DOE CORPORATIONS 1-5, DOE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES 1-5, DOE PARTNERSHIPS 1-5, DOE ENTITIES 1-5, JOHN DOES 1-5, AND JANE DOES 1-5, Defendants.

No. SCWC-28592, Thursday, October 18, 2012, 10 a.m. (Amended 09/11/12)
HAWAIIAN ASSOCIATION OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS, A Hawai?i Non-Profit Corporation, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellant-Cross-Appellee, vs. STACEY T.J. WONG, As Trustee of the Eric A. Knudsen Trust, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellee-Cross-Appellant.

No. SCWC-10-0000101, Thursday, October 18, 2012, 11 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JAMES MUNDON, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. 28358, Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 10 a.m. (Amended 08/03/12)
PILA`A 400 LLC, Appellant-Appellant, v. BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES and DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF HAWAI`I, Appellees-Appellees.

No. SCWC-30589, Thursday, October 4, 2012, 9 a.m.
HEATHER R. WINFREY, Individually and as Personal Representative for the Estate of JASMINE ROSE ANNE FRY and SAMUEL J. FRY, JR., Petitioners/Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. GGP ALA MOANA LLC dba ALA MOANA CENTER, Respondent/Defendant-Appellee, and DOE DEFENDANTS 1-100, Defendants.

No. SCWC-30161,Thursday, October 4, 2012, 10 a.m. (Amended 07/16/12)
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. PAMELA L. TAYLOR, Respondent/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-30518, Thursday, October 4, 2012, 11 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KEVIN C. METCALFE, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-28901, Thursday, September 20, 2012, 9 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee-Cross-Appellant, vs. ROBERT J. McKNIGHT, JR., Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant-Cross-Appellee.

No. SCWC-29868, Thursday, September 20, 2012, 10 a.m.
EMERSON M.F. JOU, M.D., Petitioner/Provider-Appellant, vs. J.P. SCHMIDT, Insurance Commissioner, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, State of Hawai`i, Respondent/Respondent-Appellee, vs. DAI-TOKYO ROYAL INSURANCE COMPANY, Respondent/Respondent-Appellee.

No. SCWC-11-0000049, Thursday, September 20, 2012, 11 a.m. (Amended 07/26/12)
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CHRIST V. NGO, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. CAAP-10-0000007, Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 10 a.m.
Robert G. Babson, Jr., Ann C. Babson, Joy Brann, Paula Brock and Daniel Grantham, Plaintiffs-Appellees, vs. Scott T. Nago, Chief Elections Officer, State of Hawai?i and State of Hawai?i, Defendants-Appellants.

No. 30205, Friday, August 31, 2012, 9 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. MARYANN ACKER, Defendant-Appellant, and WILLIAM GERALD ACKER, Defendant.

No. SCWC-30692, Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 9 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. MARCO RODRIGUES, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellee.

No. SCWC-30701, Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. BRANDY IWALANI C. AVILLA, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-30324, Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 11 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ATMARAMA D. DIAZ, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. CAAP-10-0000066, Monday, August 20, 2012, 10 a.m.
JAMAE KAWAUCHI, in her official capacity as County Clerk of the COUNTY OF HAWAI`I, a municipal corporation of the State of Hawai`i, Plaintiff-Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. MAILE P. DAVID, Defendant-Appellee/Cross-Appellant.

No. SCWC-29703 Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 9 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. CHESTER PACQUING, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellee.

No. SCWC-11-0000073, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DONALD LEVELL, JR., Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-29539, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 11 a.m.
SHILO WILLIS, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. CRAIG SWAIN, FIRST INSURANCE COMPANY OF HAWAII, LTD., Respondents/Defendants-Appellees.

No. 30605, Monday, July 2, 2012, 9 a.m.
PATRICK M. McGRAIL, Petitioner-Appellant, v. ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COURTS, STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent-Appellee.

No. SCWC-29037, Thursday, June 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.
DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE (HAWAI`I), INC.; EDWARD C. LITTLETON; STACIE SASAGAWA; TIM HO; DIXON SUZUKI; and DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE COMPANY, Petitioners/Appellants-Appellants, vs. INTERNATIONAL LONGSHORE AND WAREHOUSE UNION, LOCAL 142, AFL-CIO, (2006-074), Respondent/Union/Appellee-Appellee, and HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD, Respondent/Appellee-Appellee.

No. SCAP-30603 Wednesday, June 6 2012, 9 a.m.
IN RE `IAO GROUND WATER MANAGEMENT AREA HIGH-LEVEL SOURCE WATER USE PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND PETITION TO AMEND INTERIM INSTREAM FLOW STANDARDS OF WAIHE`E RIVER AND WAIEHU, `IAO, AND WAIKAPU STREAMS CONTESTED CASE HEARING.

NO. SCAP-11-0000611 Thursday, May 24, 2012, 9 a.m.
PAULETTE KA`ANOHIOKALANI KALEIKINI, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. WAYNE YOSHIOKA, in his official capacity as Director of the City and County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services; CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU; HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL; PETER CARLISLE, in his official capacity as Mayor; CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES; CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING; WILLIAM AILA, JR., in his official capacity as Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources and state historic preservation officer; PUAALAOKALANI AIU, in her official capacity as administrator of the State Historic Preservation Division; BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES; DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES; NEIL ABERCROMBIE, in his official capacity as Governor; and O`AHU ISLAND BURIAL COUNCIL, Respondents/Defendants-Appellees.

No. 29491 Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 9 a.m.

CIVIL NO. 05-1-0947

LON WILLIAMS, Individually and as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF ALACIA WILLIAMS, Deceased, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. MARC HENDERSON, and STATE OF HAWAI`I, Defendants-Appellees, and LORRIE ANN MONIZ; CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU, and DOE DEFENDANTS 1-100, Defendants and STATE OF HAWAI`I, Defendant/Third-Party Plaintiff-Appellee, v. KARIN R. WILLIAMS, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU and GIRL SCOUT COUNCIL OF HAWAI`I, Third-Party Defendants-Appellees.

CIVIL NO. 05-1-0846

ALAN GOTO, individually and as Personal Representative of the ESTATE OF RYAN GOTO, deceased; DAVID BEGA and PAUL JAVIER, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. MARC HENDERSON; KARIN R. WILLIAMS; GIRL SCOUT COUNCIL OF HAWAI`I; STATE OF HAWAI?I, Defendants-Appellees and LORRIE ANN MONIZ, JOHN DOES 1-10; JANE DOES 1-10; DOE CORPORATIONS 1-10; DOE PARTNERSHIPS 1-10; DOE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES 1-10; and DOE UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS 1-10, Defendants and STATE OF HAWAI`I, Third-Party Plaintiff-Appellee, v. CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, Third-Party Defendant-Appellee.

Civil No. 05-1-1045

KARIN WILLIAMS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. MARC HENDERSON; STATE OF HAWAI`I, Defendant-Appellee, and LORRIE ANN MONIZ; and DOE DEFENDANTS 1-100, Defendants and STATE OF HAWAI`I, Third-Party Plaintiff-Appellee, v. CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, Third-Party Defendant-Appellee.

Civil No. 05-1-0883

GEORGIE-ANN GOTO, individually and as Guardian of the Property of BOWEN GOTO, a minor, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. MARC HENDERSON; KARIN R. WILLIAMS; GIRL SCOUT COUNCIL OF HAWAI`I; STATE OF HAWAI`I, Defendants-Appellees and STATE OF HAWAI`I, Cross-Plaintiff, v. CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, Cross-Defendant.

 

No. SCWC-29799 Thursday, May 3, 2012, 9 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. RAYMOND L. FOSTER, also known as “RAY,” Petitioner/Defendant-Appellee.

No. 29757, Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 9 a.m.
ROSA YANG, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ABERCROMBIE & FITCH STORES, INC., Defendant-Appellant, and JOHN PEYTON, DUSTIN ARIES, JOHN DOES 1-10, JANE DOES 1-10, DOE CORPORATIONS 1-10, DOE PARTNERSHIPS 1-10, DOE ENTITIES 1-10, and DOE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES 1-10, Defendants.

No. CAAP-10-0000188 and No. CAAP-11-0000019, Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 10 a.m.
No. CAAP-10-0000188 – COUNTY OF HAWAI`I, a municipal corporation of the STATE OF HAWAI`I, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. UNIDEV, LLC, A Delaware Limited Liability Company, et al., Defendants-Appellants. (CIVIL NO. 09-1-264K)
and
NO. CAAP-11-0000019 – COUNTY OF HAWAI`I, a municipal corporation of the STATE OF HAWAI`I, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. UNIDEV, LLC, A Delaware Limited Liability Company, et al., Defendants-Appellees. (CIVIL NO. 10-1-427K)

No. 30644, Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 9 a.m.
LAHAINA FASHIONS, INC., a Hawai`i corporation, Plaintiff-Appellant/Cross-Appellee, v. BANK OF HAWAI`I, a Hawai`i corporation; HAWAIIAN TRUST COMPANY, LTD., as Trustee for Hawai`i Real Estate Equity Fund; HAWAI`I REAL ESTATE EQUITY FUND; PACIFIC CENTURY TRUST, a division of Bank of Hawai?i as Trustee of the Hawai`i Real Estate Equity Fund, Defendants-Appellees/Cross-Appellants, and JOHN DOES 1-10; and DOES ENTITIES 1-10, Defendants.

No. 29742, Thursday, March 15, 2012, 9 a.m.
ALAKAI`I NA KEIKI, INC., Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. KATHRYN MATAYOSHI, in her official capacity as Superintendent of Education, Respondent/Defendant-Appellee.

No. 28669 Thursday, March 15, 2012, 10 a.m.
JASON LANAKILA CABRAL; the Estate of JOSEPH PU KAIKALA; LYNDA EVADNA KAIKALA, individually, as Special Administratrix of the Estate of Shawn Kaikala, and as Guardian Ad Litem for minors SHANTEL KAIUOLA CABRAL and IOKEPA JOHN KAIKALA; JOHN E. KRAUSE, individually and as Guardian Ad Litem for minors KAHEKILI JOHN KRAUSE, KEANU KAIKALA KRAUSE, and KAWENA KAIKALA KRAUSE, Petitioners/Plaintiffs-Appellants, and MARK KALE CABRAL, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Defendant/Cross-Claim Plaintiff/Cross-Claim Defendant/Appellee, and JONI MARIE SCOTT, Defendant/Cross-Claim Defendant/Cross-Claim Plaintiff.

No. SCWC-10-0000044 Thursday, March 15, 2012, 11 a.m.
JULIANNE NGUYEN BERRY, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. WAYNE FOSTER BERRY, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. 29440, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 10 a.m.
KAUAI SPRINGS, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant/Appellee, v. PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE COUNTY OF KAUAI, Defendant-Appellee/Appellant.

No. SCWC-29937, Thursday, March 8, 2012, 9 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. GLENN KEOHOKAPU, JR., Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-29131, Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. PATRICK K. K. HO, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCAP-10-0000157, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, 9 a.m.
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, Petitioner/Appellant-Appellant, vs. LAND USE COMMISSION, STATE OF HAWAI`I; COLLEEN HANABUSA; MAILE SHIMABUKURO; AND KO OLINA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, Respondents/Appellees-Appellees.

No. SCWC-29939, Wednesday February 22, 2012, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL C. TIERNEY, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

NO. SCWC-29467 Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 11 a.m.
CHARLES MITCHELL HART and LISA MARIE HART, Petitioners/Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. TICOR TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, Respondent/Defendant-Appellee.

No. 30682 Thursday, February 16, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. STEVE C. CABAGBAG, JR., Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-10-0000072, Friday, January 20, 2012, 9 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KEVIN K. NESMITH, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. 29652, Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 9 a.m.
KAM CENTER SPECIALTY, CORPORATION, a Hawaii corporation, Plaintiff-Appellee, Cross-Appellant, vs. LWC IV CORPORATION, a Hawaii corporation, dba Eastern Garden Chinese Seafood Restaurant; LAWRENCE CHAN and LINDA CHAN, Defendants-Appellants, Cross-Appellees.

LWC IV CORPORATION, a Hawaii corporation dba Eastern Garden Chinese Seafood Restaurant; LAWRENCE CHAN and LINDA CHAN, Third-Party Plaintiffs-Appellants/Cross-Appellees, vs. JOHN E. KOBAYASHI, and V.I.P. INVESTMENTS, INC., a Hawaii corporation, Third-Party Defendants-Appellees/Cross-Appellants

No. 30226, Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 10 a.m.
REGINALD BOTELHO, Claimant-Appellant vs. ATLAS RECYCLING CENTERS, LLC and HAWAII EMPLOYERS’ MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, Employer/Insurance Carrier-Appellee and SPECIAL COMPENSATION FUND, Appellee.

No. 29340, Thursday, January 5, 2012, 10 am
BONNIE MACLEOD KAKINAMI, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. AARON K. H. KAKINAMI, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant

Nos.SCPW-11-0000732 and SCPW-11-0000741 Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 9 am
No. SCPW-11-0000732 – MALAMA SOLOMON, STATE SENATOR, 1ST SENATORIAL DISTRICT; LOUIS HAO; PATRICIA A. COOK; and STEVEN G. PAVAO, Petitioners, vs. NEIL ABERCROMBIE, GOVERNOR, STATE OF HAWAI`I; SCOTT NAGO, CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER, STATE OF HAWAI`I; STATE OF HAWAI`I 2011 REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION; VICTORIA MARKS; LORRIE LEE STONE; ANTHONY TAKITANI; CALVERT CHIPCHASE IV; ELIZABETH MOORE; CLARICE Y. HASHIMOTO; HAROLD S. MASUMOTO; DYLAN NONAKA; and TERRY E. THOMASON, Respondents.
AND
No. SCPW-11-0000741 – MICHAEL J. MATSUKAWA, Petitioner, vs. STATE OF HAWAI`I 2011 REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION; and SCOTT NAGO, CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER, STATE OF HAWAI`I, Respondents.