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Kawashima Sworn in as Oahu District Court Judge

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 in Featured News
Chief Justice Recktenwald adinisters the oath of office to James Kawashima.

Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald administers the Oath of Office to James S. Kawashima, August 26, 2016.

On August 26, James Kawashima was sworn as District Court Judge of the First Circuit by Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald during a special ceremony at Aliiolani Hale, in the Supreme Court courtroom.

Guest speakers for the event were (in to order of appearance): Jodi Lei Kimura Yi, Hawaii State Bar Association President; Jeannette H. Castagnetti, Hawaii State Trial Judges Association President; James A. Kawachika, Judicial Selection Commission Chair; and Will Espero, Hawaii State Senate.

Judge Kawashima will serve a 6-year term from June 30, 2016 to June 29, 2022.