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Seeking Applications for Independent Grand Jury Counsel – Second Circuit (Maui, Molokai, Lanai)

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 in News & Reports, Press Releases


WAILUKU, HI – The Circuit Court of the Second Circuit (Maui, Molokai, and Lanai) is seeking applications for independent grand jury counsel for 2019 to 2020. Compensation shall be as provided by law.

Article I, Section 11 of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii establishes that whenever a grand jury is impaneled, an independent counsel shall be appointed as provided by law, to advise the members of the grand jury regarding matters brought before it.

In accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes (§612-51 to §612-57), the Chief Justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court appoints grand jury counsel for the four judicial circuits of the state, selecting from among those individuals licensed to practice law in Hawaii who are not public employees.

To be considered for a one-year appointment, please submit a resume by March 29, 2019 to:

Chief Judge Joseph E. Cardoza
2145 Main Street
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793




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