Nagata Sworn In as Third Circuit District Court JudgePosted on Jun 17, 2016 in Featured News
Darien W.L. Ching Nagata was sworn in as Judge of the District Court of Third Circuit at a special ceremony on Friday, May 20, 2016, at the Hilo Judiciary Complex, Hale Kaulike.
The oath of office was administered by Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald. Guest speakers were, in order of presentation: Patricia A. Mau-Shimizu, Hawaii State Bar Association Executive Director; Peter S.R. Olson, West Hawaii Bar Association President; Jeffrey W. Ng, Hawaii County Bar Association President; Melvin H. Fujino, Hawaii State Trial Judges Association Vice-President; Mike Middlesworth, Judicial Selection Commission; and Kaiali`i Kahele, Hawaii State Senate.
Judge Nagata will serve a six-year term from May 20, 2016 to May 19, 2022.