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Cynthia “Cindi” Punihaole hails from the Kona coast of Hawaiʻi Island, where her ʻohana has served as Hawaiian practitioners, teachers, and stewards since the mid-1800s. Growing up in the 1950s,... read more

Congratulations to Third Circuit District Family Court Judge Darien W.L. Ching Nagata on receiving the 2021 Outstanding Judicial Achievement Award from the Hawaii Women Lawyers. HWL and the Hawaii State... read more

The 50th anniversary of Title IX will be the focal point for this year’s Civil Liberties and Constitution Day celebration. PBS Hawaii will air Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority... read more

Second Circuit Court Judge Kirstin M. Hamman, 12/17/2021.

Hamman Sworn-In

Posted on Dec 17, 2021 in Featured News, News & Reports

Kirstin M. Hamman, Circuit Court Judge of the Second Circuit (Maui County), will serve a term of ten years, from December 17, 2021 to December 16, 2031. The Hawaii State... read more

The Hawaii State Supreme Court convened in special session for the swearing-in of Clarissa Y. Malinao, Kevin T. Morikone, and Shanlyn A.S. Park as judges of the Circuit Court of... read more

LIHUE, HI – Commemorating Hawaii’s signature initiative to improve access to justice for all, members of the Garden Island legal community celebrated the Kauai Self-Help Center’s 10-year anniversary at an... read more

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii – On December 2, the Hawaii State Supreme Court convened in special session to induct the Honorable Wendy M. DeWeese into office as Judge of the Circuit Court... read more

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Supreme Court convened December 1, 2021, by Zoom, and more than 150 students on two islands watched the oral argument in a case they had studied... read more

The 19th Big Island Veterans Treatment Court graduated Ian Paleka (pictured above left) on November 8 at the Keahuolu Courthouse. He thanked everyone, including Judge Wendy DeWeese (right), VTC staff,... read more

Second Circuit Chief Judge Richard T. Bissen, Jr. and First Circuit Court Judge Paul B.K. Wong received the 2021 Jurist of the Year Award on October 29 from Chief Justice... read more

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