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2019 Oral Arguments Recordings Archive


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No. SCWC-17-0000701, Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ANTHONY G. BEAUDET-CLOSE, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-17-0000145, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
GILBERT V. MALABE and DAISY D. MALABE, Respondents/Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. ASSOCIATION OF APARTMENT OWNERS OF EXECUTIVE CENTRE, by and through its Board of Directors, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellee.

No. SCWC-15-0000859, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10 a.m.
JUSTIN T. WOLCOTT, Petitioner/Petitioner-Appellant, vs. ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COURTS, STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Respondent-Appellee.

No. SCWC-17-0000358, Thursday, September 19, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
MAKILA LAND CO., LLC., Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JONAH KE EAUMOKU KAPU, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant, and Heirs or Assigns of KUA(k), KAINOA (w), also known as KAINOA KIKUE OLALA (w), and SAMUEL HIKU KAHALIA; JOHN PAUL KAPU; VICTORIA Q. WHITE; KALANI KAPU; and ALL WHO IT MAY CONCERN, Respondents/Defendants-Appellees.

No. SCAP-18-0000068 Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 8:45 a.m. 
LEONA KALIMA; DIANE BONER; RAYNETTE NALANI AH CHONG, special administrator of the estate of JOSEPH CHING, deceased; CAROLINE BRIGHT; DONNA KUEHU; IRENE CORDEIRO-VIERRA; and JAMES AKIONA, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees/Cross-Appellants, vs. STATE OF HAWAIʻI; STATE OF HAWAIʻI DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS; STATE OF HAWAIʻI HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TRUST INDIVIDUAL CLAIMS REVIEW PANEL; DAVID Y. IGE, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi, Defendants-Appellants/Cross-Appellees.

No. SCWC-16-0000604, Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL GLENN, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-16-0000004, Thursday, August 8, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MICHAEL LIMJUCO ABELLA, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-17-0000829, Thursday, July 11, 2019, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KAOHULANI MEDEIROS, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-17-0000638, Thursday, June 20, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. LISA E. ALKIRE, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-17-0000807, Thursday, June 20, 2019, 10 a.m.
HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Trustee for the Benefit of the Certificate Holders of NOMURA HOME EQUITY LOAN, in Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-FM2, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARK MARCANTONIO and GWEN MARCANTONIO, Petitioners/Defendants/Cross-Claim Defendants-Appellants, and ALINA NAULT, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant, and MC&A, Inc., Respondent/Defendant/Cross-Claim Plaintiff-Appellee, and STATE OF HAWAII, HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION, dba MAUI MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER, and DIRECTOR OF DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION, STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondents/Defendants-Appellees.

No. SCWC-18-0000010, Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
IN THE INTEREST OF AB.

No. SCWC-16-0000858 Thursday, June 6, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
THOMAS FRANK SCHMIDT AND LORINNA JHINCIL SCHMIDT, Petitioners/Plaintiffs-Appellants/Cross-Appellees, vs. HSC, INC., A HAWAII CORPORATION; RICHARD HENDERSON, SR.; ELEANOR R.J. HENDERSON, Respondents/Defendants-Appellees/Cross-Appellants, and JOHN DOES 1–10; JANE DOES 1–10; DOE CORPORATIONS 1–10; and DOE UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS, INCLUDING PARTNERSHIPS 1–10, Defendants.

No. SCWC-16-0000593, Thursday, June 6, 2019, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. WILLIAM ROY CARROLL, III, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-16-0000668 Thursday, June 6, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KEITH KAUHANE, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-17-0000543, Thursday, May 16, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. ADRIAN-JOHN C. BRINGAS, also known as ADRIANJOHN BRINGAS, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.
The above-captioned case has been set for argument on the merits at:

No. SCAP-18-0000432, Thursday, May 16, 2019, 10 a.m.
CLARENCE CHING and MARY MAXINE KAHAULELIO, Plaintiffs-Appellees, vs. SUZANNE CASE, in her official capacity as Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources and State Preservation Officer, BOARD OF OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, and DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, Defendants-Appellants.

No. SCWC-16-0000810, Thursday, May 16, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. MARK MEANS, also known as MARK EDWARD MEANS, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

CAAP-16-0000845, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Civil No. 07-1-1116
 DONNA LEE CHING, Plaintiff/Counterclaim Defendant/Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. NANCY LOO DUNG, and PATSY BOW YUK DUNG, Defendants/Counterclaim Plaintiffs/Appellees/Cross-Appellees, and ANNETTE KWAI FAH DUNG, Defendant/Counterclaim Plaintiff/Appellee/Cross-Appellant, and DENBY DUNG; DARAH DUNG; DEAN DUNG; and DIXON QUAN HON DUNG, Defendants/Appellees/Cross-Appellants, and BILLIE DUNG, Defendant/Appellee/Cross-Appellee.

Civil No. 13-1-2929
 DONNA L. CHING, Individually, Plaintiff/Counterclaim Defendant/ Appellant/Cross-Appellee, vs. ANNETTE KWAI FAH DUNG, ANNETTE DUNG, DARAH DUNG, DEAN DUNG, and DENBY DUNG, Defendants/Counterclaim-Plaintiffs/Appellees/Cross-Appellants, and PATSY BOW YUK DUNG and BILLIE DUNG, Defendants/Appellees/Cross-Appellees.

CAAP-16-0000211 (consolidated with CAAP-16-0000581 and CAAP-16-0000622), Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 10 a.m.
VICTORIA WARD CENTER, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company, Plaintiff/Counterclaim-Defendant/Appellee/Cross-Appellant, vs. GOLD GUYS HOLDINGS, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, dba Gold Guys Hawaii, LLC, a Hawaii limited liability company, Defendant/Counterclaim-Plaintiff/Appellant/Cross-Appellee, and SHANE A. MAGUIRE, Defendant/Appellant/Cross-Appellee.

No. SCWC-17-0000427, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JAMES THOMPSON, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCAP-16-0000830, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JOSEPH PITTS, Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-14-0001135, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 10 a.m.
In the Matter of BCI COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF LOS ANGELES, INC., Respondent/Respondent-Appellant-Appellee/Cross-Apppellee, vs. SCOTT T. MURAKAMI, in his official capacity as the Director, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, State of Hawaiʻi; DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, STATE OF HAWAIʻI, Respondents/Appellees-Appellees/Cross-Appellants, and TAMMY L. JOSUE, Petitioner/Complainant-Appellee-Appellant/Cross-Appellee.

No. SCWC-16-0000793, Thursday, March 7, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KIMBERLY J. UDO, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCAP-17-0000823, Thursday, March 7, 2019, 10 a.m.
UNITE HERE! LOCAL 5, Appellant-Appellant, vs. DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING/ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU; LYLE ISHIDA, in his official capacity as Chairperson of the Zoning Board of Appeals, Appellees-Appellees.

No. SCAP-17-0000707, Thursday, February 21, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DAVID M. SHEFFIELD, Defendant-Appellant.

SCWC-14-0001030, Thursday, February 21, 2019, 10 a.m.
ESTATE OF ROBERT FREY, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. ROBERT P. MASTROIANNI, M.D., Respondent/Defendant-Appellee.

No. SCWC-17-0000055, Thursday, February 21, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. STEVEN E. YOUNG, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

CAAP-14-0001090, Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. KEAKA MARTIN, Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-16-0000673, Thursday, January 31, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAI I, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RINALDO J. TORRES, JR., Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-17-0000226, Thursday, January 31, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. PATRICK WILLIAMS, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCWC-16-0000319, Thursday, January 17, 2019, 8:45 a.m. 
NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. DANIEL KALEOALOHA KANAHELE, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant, and THE ESTATE OF MARCUS C. KANAHELE, CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, STATE OF HAWAI I, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, FIA CARD SERVICES, N.A., GLORIA KANAHELE, Personal Representative of the Estate of Marcus C. Kanahele, Respondent/Defendants-Appellees.

No. SCAP-17-0000899, Thursday, January 17, 2019, 10 a.m.
CIVIL BEAT LAW CENTER FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST, INC., Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU; HONOLULU POLICE COMMISSION, Respondents/Defendants-Appellees.

Nos. SCEC-18-0000909 and No. SCEC-18-0000910, Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 2 p.m.
No. SCEC-18-0000909
THOMAS WATERS a/k/a TOMMY WATERS, Plaintiff, vs. SCOTT NAGO, Chief Election Officer; STATE OF HAWAI I OFFICE OF ELECTIONS; and GLEN TAKAHASHI, in his official capacity as the City Clerk of the City and County of Honolulu, Defendants.
No. SCEC-18-0000910
NATALIE IWASA; DAVID ABBOTT; NOA BATLIN; MICAH BATLIN; DENISE BOISVERT; JOHN CHOI; RUTH P. CHUN; ANGELA CORREA-PEI; RAFAEL del CASTILLO; LEA del CASTILLO; NINA DASWANI; RENE M. GARVIN; JASON GODWISE; KENNETH HAMILTON; RICHARD HIRAMOTO; LAURA HIRAMOTO; DWIGHT H. IWASA; ORIAN IWASA; DANIEL JACOB; CYNTHIA JARRELL; JEANNINE JOHNSON; KIM JORGENSEN; MARSHA JOYNER; JAMES E. KIRK; DONALD KOELPER; RICHARD LACEY; TORI MARCHIEL; JAMES MARTINDALE; RICKY MARUMOTO; ARNOLD MATSUURA; BONNIE DAVIS OZAKI; NALANI PARRY; RICHARD PARRY; BEN ROOSEVELT; MAXINE RUTKOWSKI; SHIRLEY MARGARET ROPER; RICK ROPER; CINDY ROTE; EVANGELINE YACUK, Petitioners, vs. SCOTT NAGO, Chief Election Officer; STATE OF HAWAI I OFFICE OF ELECTIONS; and GLEN TAKAHASHI, in his official capacity as the City Clerk of the City and County of Honolulu, Respondents.

No. SCWC-15-0000156, Friday, January 11, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. IOSEFA MEAFUA PASENE, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant, and ZORRO R. RYE, aka Zorro Ramon Rye, Respondent/Defendant.

No. SCWC-15-0000396, Friday, January, 11, 2019, 10 a.m.
PATRICIA E. G. ADAMS, in her Capacity as Personal Representative of the Estate of Brent Adams, and in her Personal Capacity, Petitioner/Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. HAWAII MEDICAL SERVICE ASSOCIATION, Respondent/Defendant-Appellee.

No. SCWC-16-0000807, Friday, January 11, 2019, 11:15 a.m.
HAWAII USA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JONNAVEN JO MONALIM; MISTY MARIE MONALIM, Petitioners/Defendants-Appellants, and ASSOCIATION OF APARTMENT OWNERS OF BEACH VILLAS AT KO OLINA, by its Board of Directors; KO OLINA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC., a Hawai i nonprofit corporation, Respondents/Defendants-Appellees.