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Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Gary W. B. Chang

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 in JSC Press Releases, JSC Retention, Judicial Selection Commission

The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawaiʻi, announces that the term of the Honorable Gary W. B. Chang as Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of the First Circuit, State of Hawaiʻi, will expire on May 31, 2019.  Judge Chang, in accordance with Section 3, Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi, has petitioned to be retained in office and to be renewed for an additional term.  The Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Chang 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 Chang 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 to access and fill out form JS-P-081, Judicial Retention Evaluation Form.  Written comments and/or form JS-P-081 must be postmarked or faxed by Tuesday, February 12, 2019, to:

Commission Chair Jackie Young, PhD

Judicial Selection Commission 
State of Hawaiʻi
417 South King Street 
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813 
Fax:  (808) 538-5205

For more information, visit the Judicial Selection Commission webpage or contact the Commission via email at judselect.comm@courts.hawaii.gov.

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