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Tsumoto Guidry Sworn In as ICA Judge

Posted on May 31, 2023 in Featured News, News & Reports, Press Releases
Image of Chief Justice Recktenwald and Judge Tsumoto Guidry.

Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald, left, congratulates Judge Kimberly Tsumoto Guidry at her swearing-in ceremony.

HONOLULU — Kimberly Tsumoto Guidry was sworn in as Associate Judge of the Intermediate Court of Appeals before colleagues, special guests, family, and friends – many of whom watched remotely.

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald presided over the May 31 ceremony, which was livestreamed on the Judiciaryʻs YouTube channel.

Guest speakers were: Hawaiʻi State Bar Association President Rhonda L. Griswold, Hawaiʻi State Trial Judges Association President Judge Summer M.M. Kupau-Odo, Judicial Selection Commission Chair Kamani B. Kualaʻau, State Senate Vice-President Michelle N. Kidani, and Gov. Josh Green, M.D.

Tsumoto Guidry will serve a 10-year term.

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