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Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Paul T. MurakamiPosted on Dec 10, 2013 in JSC Retention, Judicial Selection Commission
For immediate release: December 10, 2013
NOTICE OF PETITIONS FOR RETENTIONS HONORABLE PAUL T. MURAKAMI
The Judicial Selection Commission announces that the term of the Honorable Paul T. Murakami as District Family Judge, District Family Court of the First Circuit (island of Oʻahu), State of Hawaii, will expire on June 6, 2014.
In accordance with article VI, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii, Judge Murakami petitioned the Commission to be retained in judicial office and to be renewed for an additional term. The Constitution of the State of Hawaii empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Murakami should be retained in judicial office for an additional term of six years.
The Commission invites interested persons to submit written comments and/or fill out an evaluation form on whether Judge Murakami should be retained in judicial office for a new term. All written comments and evaluations will be kept CONFIDENTIAL.
Please visit the Commission’s website and fill out form JS-P-081, the Judicial Evaluation Retention Form. Written comments and/or form JS-P-081 must be postmarked or faxed by Wednesday, February 19, 2014 to:
Commission Chair Doris M. Ching, EdD
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaii
417 S. King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
FAX: (808) 538-5205