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Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Michelle Kanani Laubach (Release Date: 02/18/2022)

Posted on Feb 18, 2022 in JSC Press Releases, JSC Retention, Judicial Selection Commission

The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawaii, announces that the term of the Honorable Michelle Kanani Laubach as District Family Judge of the Third Circuit, State of Hawaii, will expire on August 9, 2022.  Judge Laubach, 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 Hawaii empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Laubach 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 Laubach 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, April 19, 2022, to:

Commission Chair Nadine Y. Ando, Esq. 
Judicial Selection Commission 
State of Hawaiʻi 
417 South 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 judselect.comm@courts.hawaii.gov.

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