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Senate Confirms Judicial Nominees

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in Featured News, News & Reports

 

 Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald, far left, stands with the State Senators who confirmed, from left, Family Court Judge Kevin A.K. Souza as Judge of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit; District Court Judge Trish K. Morikawa as Judge of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit; Public Defender John M. Tonaki as Judge of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit; Solicitor General Clyde J. Wadsworth as Associate Judge of the Intermediate Court of Appeals; Jeffrey A. Hawk as Judge to the District Court of the Third Circuit; Ronald G. Johnson as Judge of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit; and Lisa W. Cataldo as Judge of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit. Congratulations to all!

The Chair of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Senator Karl Rhoads (Dist. 13) commented in a Senate news release, “The Senate is pleased to be able to confirm seven well-qualified judges. We appreciate these individuals’ commitment to public service in what are important and often difficult positions.”