Intermediate Court of Appeals Judges
Note: Please do not call a judge about a pending case. In most circumstances a judge is prohibited from discussing a pending case unless all parties are given notice and an opportunity to be present. Judges are also prohibited from publicly discussing a pending or impending case. See Rules 2.9 and 2.10 of the Hawaii Revised Code of Judicial Conduct.
Judges are appointed by the Governor form a list of not less than four and not more than six names submitted by the Judicial Selection Commission. A judge’s nomination is subject to confirmation by the State Senate. Each judge is initially appointed for a ten year term. After initial appointment, the Judicial Selection Commission determines whether a judge will be retained in office. A judge may not serve past age 70. See Article VI § 3 & 4 of the Hawaii Constitution.
|Lisa M. Ginoza||Chief Judge||(808) 539-4750||04/24/18 – 04/23/28|
|Keith K. Hiraoka||Associate Judge||808 539-4752||11/19/18 – 11/18/28|
|Katherine G. Leonard||Associate Judge||(808) 539-4751||01/30/18 – 01/29/28|
|Sonja M.P. McCullen||Associate Judge||(808) 539-4698||10/1/21 – 09/30/31|
|Karen T. Nakasone||Associate Judge||808 539-4004||11/02/20 – 11/01/30|
|Clyde J. Wadsworth||Associate Judge||(808) 539-4206||10/21/19 – 10/20/29|