Soong Sworn In as Kauai District Court JudgePosted on Jan 10, 2017 in Featured News
Michael K. Soong was sworn in as Judge of the District Court of the Fifth Circuit (Island of Kauai) at a special ceremony on January 3, 2017, at the Pu`uhonua Kaulike Building, the Judiciary Complex in Lihue.
The oath of office was administered by Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald. Guest speakers were, in order of presentation: Nadine Y. Ando, Hawai’i State Bar Association President; Mauna Kea Trask, Kauai Bar Association President; Fifth Circuit Chief Judge Randal G. B. Valenciano, Hawai’i State Trial Judges Association; Ronette M. Kawakami, Judicial Selection Commission; and James Kunane Tokioka, Hawai’i State House of Representatives.
Judge Soong will serve a six-year term from January 3, 2017 to January 2, 2023.