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2022

No. SCOT-19-0000830, Thursday, September 22, 2022, 10 a.m. 
In the Matter of the Petition of KUʻULEI HIGASHI KANAHELE and AHIENA KANAHELE, Individuals, for a Declaratory Order Concerning the Invalid Classification of the De Facto and Improper Industrial Use Precinct on Approximately 525 Acres of State Land Use Conservation District Lands Located in Mauna Kea and Hilo, County of Hawaiʻi, Tax Map Key No.: 4-4-015:0090 (Por.)

No. SCWC-20-0000776, Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 2 p.m.
CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, by the DEPARTMENT OF THE CORPORATION COUNSEL, Petitioner/Appellant-Appellant, vs. HONOLULU POLICE COMMISSION and LOUIS M. KEALOHA, Respondents/Appellees-Appellees.

No. SCWC-20-0000485, Thursday, September 1, 2022, 10 a.m. 
In the Interest of DM.

No. SCWC-17-0000432, Thursday, August 25, 2022, 2022, 10 a.m. 
FREDERICK NITTA, M.D., Respondent/Appellant-Appellant, vs. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, STATE OF HAWAI‘I, Petitioner/Appellee-Appellee, and CATHY BETTS, DIRECTOR, Respondent/Appellee-Appellee.

No. SCWC-17-0000496, Thursday, August 25, 2022, 2 p.m. 
JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, v. ELTON LANE NAMAHOE, SR., Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant, and SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, Respondent/Defendant-Appellee.

No. SCWC-21-0000283 consolidated with No. SCWC-21-0000316, Thursday, August 18, 2022 – 10 a.m
No. SCWC-21-0000283, In the Interest of JB., No. SCWC-21-0000316, In the Interest of JH.

No. SCWC-20-0000714, Thursday, June 30, 2022, 10 a.m. (Amended 04/27/22)
STATE OF HAWAII, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. GEORGE VAN BLYENBURG, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCAP-21-0000576 Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 10 a.m. (Courts in the Community)
STATE OF HAWAIʻI, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. RICHARD OBRERO, Defendant-Appellant.

CAAP-17-0000072, Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 10 a.m.
AARON ARBLES, ROBERT BAILEY, REUBEN CHUN, MICHAEL GAHAN, MICHAEL HAYASHIDA, GARRET KOMATSU, GERALD KOSAKI, STEVE LOYOLA, JERRY LUM, TY MEDEIROS, PAUL PAIVA, RAYMOND ROWE, JR., WARREN SUMIDA, and ALVIN TOBOSA, Appellants-Appellants, vs. MERIT APPEALS BOARD, County of Hawaiʻi, MITCH ROTH, Mayor County of Hawaiʻi, and WAYLEN L.K. LEOPOLDINO, Acting Director of Human Resources, County of Hawaiʻi, Appellees-Appellees.

No. SCWC-20-0000689, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 10 a.m.
STATE OF HAWAIʻI, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. CHANSE HIRATA, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

CAAP-20-0000650 (Consolidated with CAAP-20-0000438 and CAAP-20-0000506, Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 9:00 a.m. 
STATE OF HAWAIʻI, Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. STANLEY CANOSA, Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCAP-20-0000487, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 5 p.m. 
KIAʻI WAI O WAIʻALEʻALE, an unincorporated community association, Plaintiff-Appellant, vs. DEPARTMENT OF WATER, COUNTY OF KAUAʻI, applicant and accepting agency of the subject Environmental Assessment, Defendant-Appellee.

No. SCWC-20-0000481, Thursday, March 17, 2022, 10 a.m. 
STATE OF HAWAIʻI, Respondent/Plaintiff-Appellee, vs. JONATHAN S. VADEN, Petitioner/Defendant-Appellant.

No. SCPW-22-0000078, Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 2 p.m. 
WILLIAM M. HICKS; RALPH BOYEA; MADGE SCHAEFER; MICHAELA IKEUCHI; KIMEONA KANE; MAKI MORINOUE; ROBERTA MAYOR; DEBORAH WARD; JENNIFER LIENHART-TSUJI; LARRY S. VERAY; and PHILIP BARNES, Petitioners, vs. THE 2021 HAWAIʻI REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION AND ITS MEMBERS; THE STATE OF HAWAIʻI OFFICE OF ELECTIONS; and SCOTT NAGO, in his official capacity as Chief Elections Officer, State of Hawaiʻi, Respondents.

CAAP-21-0000024, Wednesday, January 26,2022, 10 a.m.
FOR OUR RIGHTS, a Hawaii corporation, DIANA LOMMA, DAVID R. HAMMAN, RANDI HAMMAN,JANET EISENBACH, LEVANA LOMMA KEIKAIKA, LAWRENCE K. PAILLE, GERALYN SCHULKIND, LEONDARD SHULKIND, DANIEL HASHIMOTO, CHRISTINA COLE, FRANCESCA WOOLGER, NAEA LINDSEY, MICHAEL MAZZONE, LANETTE J. HARLEY, and LORAINE L. PATCH, Plaintiffs-Appellants, vs. DAVID Y. IGE, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi, HOLLY T.M. SHIKADA, in her official capacity as Attorney General for the State of Hawaiʻi, and STATE OF HAWAII, Defendants-Appellees.