Notice of Petition for Retention- The Honorable Lono J. LeePosted on Dec 3, 2014 in JSC Retention, Judicial Selection Commission
For immediate release: December 3, 2014
NOTICE OF PETITION FOR RETENTION THE HONORABLE LONO J. LEE
The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawaii, announces that the term of the Honorable Lono J. Lee as Judge, District Court of the First Circuit, (island of Oʻahu), State of Hawaii, will expire on June 9, 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 six 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 February 23, 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