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  HONOLULU – Family, friends, colleagues, and supporters gathered in the Supreme Court courtroom on November 12, 2019, as the Hawaii Supreme Court convened in special session for the formal... read more

  MEDIA ADVISORY November 12, 2019 WHAT:  Hawaii Supreme Court convening for oral argument on State vs. Celeste Baker WHO:   Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald               Associate Justice Paula A.... read more

  HONOLULU – Attorneys who volunteered their time to assist people going to court without a lawyer; non-profit legal services providers; and indigent parties in Hawaii’s Appellate Pro Bono Program,... read more

HONOLULU – Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has today appointed Rebecca A. Copeland and Alvin K. Nishimura as District Family Court Judges in the First Circuit. The Chief Justice appoints... read more

  The Big Island Drug Court (BIDC) celebrated the achievements of three graduates in Hilo at a special courtroom ceremony on August 29, 2019. Each was presented with certificates of... read more

  Thirty Fifth Circuit (Kauai) arbitrators participated in the 30th Annual Court Annexed Arbitration Program (CAAP) Conference at Kauai’s Puuhonua Kaulike Judiciary Complex on September 27, 2019. The event was... read more

LIHUE, KAUAI — The Kauai Courthouse closed at 3:35 p.m. today due to a significant water leak. The courthouse, also known as Puuhonua Kaulike Building, is expected to be open... read more

  HONOLULU – First Circuit Court Judge Gary W.B. Chang was presented with the 2019 Jurist of the Year Award by Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald, at the Hawaii State... read more

  Link to Video and Stills KONA, HAWAII – The recently opened Keahuolu Courthouse in West Hawaiʻi was formally blessed and the art work dedicated Tuesday morning under sunny Kona skies before... read more

  HONOLULU – Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald announced today that he is seeking public comment on judicial nominees for two vacancies in the District Family Court of the First... read more