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2021 Oral Argument Recordings Archive
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No. SCOT-21-0000041, Monday, December 6, 2021, 2 p.m.
In the Matter of the Application of MAUI ELECTRIC COMPANY, LIMITED, For Approval of Power Purchase Agreement for Renewable Dispatchable Generation with Paeahu Solar LLC.
No. SCWC-20-0000153, Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 9:30 a.m. (Courts in the Community)
STATE OF HAWAII, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. JOHN KEONI JARDINE, also known as JOHN KEONI JARDINE III and JOHN JARDINE III, Respondent/Defendant-Appellee.
No. SCAP-21-0000057, Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 10 a.m.
HONOLULU CIVIL BEAT, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, Defendant-Appellee.
No. SCWC-20-0000067, Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 2 p.m.
STATE OF HAWAIʻI, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. VICTORIA I. SATOAFAIGA, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.
No. SCWC-16-0000460, Thursday, September 23, 2021, 2 p.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CYRINA HEWITT, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.
No. SCPW-21-0000483, Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 10 a.m.
IN THE MATTER OF INDIVIDUALS IN CUSTODY OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
No. SCWC-19-0000583, Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 2 p.m.
IN THE INTEREST OF GH.
No. SCWC-16-0000559, Friday, September 17, 2021, 2 p.m.
PUBLIC ACCESS TRAILS HAWAII, a Hawaii Nonprofit Corporation, and DAVID BROWN, JOE BERTRAM, III; KEN SCHMITT; for themselves individually, and on behalf of the certified class members, Petitioners/Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. HALEAKALA RANCH COMPANY, a Hawaii Corporation; STATE OF HAWAI I, WILLIAM AILA JR., in his official capacity as the Director of the State of Hawaii DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES and chair of the State of Hawaii BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, Respondents/Defendants-Appellees. DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, State of Hawaii, Respondent/Cross-Claimant-Appellee, vs. HALEAKALA RANCH COMPANY, a Hawaii Corporation, Respondent/Cross-Claim Defendant-Appellant.
No. SCWC-19-0000841, Thursday, August 26, 2021, 2 p.m.
E. KALANI FLORES, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. SUSAN BALLARD, in her Capacity as Chief of Police of the City and County of Honolulu; PAUL FERREIRA, in his Capacity as the Chief of Police of the County of Hawaiʻi Police Department; TIVOLI FAAUMU, in his Capacity as Chief of Police of Maui County, Respondents/Defendants-Appellees.
No. SCAP-19-0000714, Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 2 p.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DAE HAN MOON, Defendant-Appellant.
No. SCWC-16-0000798, Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2 p.m.
STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. BRONSON SARDINHA, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellee.
No. SCWC-20-0000075, Friday, July 2, 2021, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAIʻI, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOSHUA YAMASHITA, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.
No. SCWC-16-0000812, Friday, July 2, 2021, 2 p.m.
ASSOCIATION OF OWNERS OF KALELE KAI, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. HITOSHI YOSHIKAWA, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.
No. SCWC-18-0000755, Thursday, July 1, 2021, 2 p.m. (Amended 05/11/21)
STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ARTEMIO Y. AGDINAOAY, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant
No. SCWC-16-000167, Thursday, June 24, 2021, 2 p.m.
BERNET CARVALHO, Individually, and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Royden Kalavi, Deceased, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. AIG HAWAII INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., HAWAII INSURANCE CONSULTANTS, LTD., Respondents/Defendants-Appellees.
No. SCWC-19-000563 Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 2 p.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. DANIEL IRVING JAMES MANION, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellee.
No. SCWC-17-0000727, Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 2 p.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RALPH CURTIS RIVEIRA, JR., also known as Ralph C. Riveira, Jr., Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.
No. SCAP-20-0000110, Thursday, May 20, 2021, 2 p.m.
In RE INVESTIGATION OF KAHEA (Department of the Attorney General, State of Hawaii, AG Subpoena No. 2019-158).
Courts in the Community
No. SCOT-20-0000309 Friday, May 7, 2021, 10 a.m.
In the Matter of HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. For Waiver of the Na Pua Makani Wind Project from the Framework for Competitive Bidding, and Approval of the Power Purchase Agreement for Renewable As-Available Energy with Na Pua Makani Power Partners, LLC.
No. SCOT-20-0000569, Thursday, April 22, 2021, 2 p.m.
In the Matter of the Application of HAWAI‘I ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY, INC. For Approval of a Power Purchase Agreement for Renewable Dispatchable Firm Energy and Capacity.
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR CSMC MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-7, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. WATOSHINA LYNN COMPTON, Respondent/Defendant-Appellant, and GABI A. BENGIS; RON SERLE; DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION – STATE OF HAWAI‘I, Respondents/Defendants-Appellees.
U.S. BANK TRUST, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR LSF9 MASTER PARTICIPATION TRUST, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. PATRICK LOWELL VERHAGEN; PATRICK LOWELL VERHAGEN, TRUSTEE OF THE PATRICK LOWELL VERHAGEN REVOCABLE TRUST DATED OCTOBER 29, 1999, Respondent/Defendant-Appellant, and WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Respondent/Defendant-Appellee.
KEEP THE NORTH SHORE COUNTRY, Appellant-Appellant, vs. BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, SUZANNE D. CASE, in her official capacity as Chairperson of the Land and Natural Resources, and NA PUA MAKANI POWER PARTNERS, LLC, Appellees-Appellees.
No. SCWC-17-0000581, Friday, March 19, 2021, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAIʻI, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ALLAN MICHAEL G. FELICIANO, aka ALLAN M. GAMON FELICIANO, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.
No. SCWC-15-0000478, Friday, March 19, 2021, 2 p.m.
PROTECT AND PRESERVE KAHOMA AHUPUA‘A ASSOCIATION, an unincorporated association, MICHELE LINCOLN, MARK ALLEN, LINDA ALLEN, and CONSTANCE B. SUTHERLAND, Respondents/Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. MAUI PLANNING COMMISSION, COUNTY OF MAUI, and STANFORD CARR DEVELOPMENT, LLC, a domestic limited liability company, Petitioners/Defendants-Appellees/Appellees.
No. SCWC-18-0000940, Friday, March 5, 2021, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. AIVEN ANGEI, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.
No. SCWC-16-0000666, Friday, March 5, 2021, 2 p.m.
In the Matter of the Arbitration Between UNITED PUBLIC WORKERS, AFSCME, LOCAL 646, AFL-CIO, Respondent/Union-Appellant, and STATE OF HAWAII, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, LA-15-02 (Glenn Tanaka) (2016-0003), Petitioner/Employer-Appellee.