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

Posted on Sep 17, 2013 in Press Releases

The Hawai`i Supreme Court is seeking nominations or applications for one unpaid position on the six-member Hawai`i Board of Certified Shorthand Reporters. The member selected must be an “official reporter” i.e., court employed, certified shorthand reporter.

The Board examines applicants for certification as Hawai`i certified shorthand reporters and proposes rules and regulations for testing, licensing, and supervision of certified shorthand reporters; for standards governing conduct of Hawai`i certified shorthand reporters; and for discipline, censure, suspension or revocation of certification. Members serve staggered three year terms.

Applications or nominations must be submitted by Friday, October 4, 2013, to the Judiciary Public Affairs Office, by mail to 417 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawai`i 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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