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Supreme Court Seeks Nominations and Applications for Board of Certified Shorthand Reporters

Posted on Mar 6, 2012 in Press Releases

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

The person selected must be a “freelance,” i.e., not court employed, certified shorthand reporter. This term would begin on May 8, 2012 and end on May 7, 2015. Members serve staggered three-year terms.

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

Applications or nominations must be submitted by Monday, April 9, 2012, 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 email to

Applications or nominations must include, at minimum:

  1. A brief biography or resume of the applicant or nominee, including the applicant’s or nominee’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, the Supreme Court will select an individual 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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