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Applicants Wanted to Fill Vacancy on Board of Certified Shorthand Reporters

Posted on Jul 15, 2011 in Press Releases

The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking nominations or applications for one unpaid position on the six-member Board of Certified Shorthand Reporters.

The person selected must be an “official” i.e., a court-employed, certified shorthand reporter. This member would fill the remainder of a term which expires on October 31, 2012. Members serve staggered three-year terms.

The Board examines applicants for certification as Hawaii certified shorthand reporters and proposes rules and regulations for (i) testing, licensing, and supervision of certified shorthand reporters, (ii) standards governing conduct of certified shorthand reporters, and (iii) discipline, censure, suspension or revocation of certification.

Applications or nominations must be submitted by August 19, 2011, to the Judiciary Communications and Community Relations Office, by mail to 417 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, by facsimile to 539-4801 or by e-mail to

Applications or nominations must include, at minimum:

  1. A brief biography or resume of the applicant or nominee, including the applicant’s current employment.
  2. At least two references.
  3. If a nominee, the nominee’s agreement to be a nominee.

The names of all applicants or nominees will be made public in an announcement seeking comments about them.  After comments are received, an individual will be selected by the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy.

For more information, contact the Communications and Community Relations Office at 808-539-4909 or via email at

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