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Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Randal K. O. Lee

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in JSC Retention, Judicial Selection Commission

For immediate release: October 21, 2014


The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawaii, announces that the term of the Honorable Randal K. O. Lee as Judge, Circuit Court of the First Circuit, (island of Oʻahu), State of Hawaii, will expire on April 21, 2015. Judge Lee, in accordance with Section 3, Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii, has petitioned to be retained in office and to be renewed for an additional term. The Constitution of the State of Hawaii empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Lee should be retained in office for an additional term of ten years.

The Commission invites interested persons to submit written comments or fill out an evaluation form on whether Judge Lee should be retained in office for a new term. All written comments and evaluation forms will be kept CONFIDENTIAL.

Please visit the Commission’s website and fill out form JS-P-081, Judicial Evaluation Retention Form. Written comments and/or form JS-P-081 must be postmarked or faxed by January 20, 2015 to:

Commission Chair Doris M. Ching, EdD Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaii
417 S. King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
FAX: (808) 538-5205

For more information, visit the Judicial Selection Commission webpage or contact the Commission via email at

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