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Notice of Petition for Retention of The Honorable Aley K. Auna, Jr.

Posted on Oct 10, 2011 in JSC Retention, Judicial Selection Commission

For immediate release: Monday, October 10, 2011


The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawai‘i, announces that the term of the Honorable Aley K. Auna, Jr. as District Family Judge of the Third Circuit Court, State of Hawai‘i, will expire on April 3, 2012. Judge Auna, in accordance with Section 3, Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Hawai‘i, has petitioned to be retained in office and to be renewed for an additional term. The Constitution of the State of Hawai‘i empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Auna should be retained in office for an additional term of six years.

The Commission invites interested persons to submit written comments on whether Judge Auna should be retained in office for a new term. All comments will be kept CONFIDENTIAL. Written comments must be post‐marked, faxed, or delivered to the Commission’s address below not later than Tuesday, January 10, 2012.

Susan M. Ichinose, Chair Judicial Selection Commission State of Hawai‘i
417 South King Street Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813 FAX: (808) 538‐5205

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