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Hawaii Supreme Court Seeks Nominations and Applications for an Official Reporter on the Board of Certified Shorthand Reporters

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 in Press Releases

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

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. Members serve staggered three-year terms.

Letters of application or nomination must be submitted by Friday, November 3, 2017, via mail, facsimile, or e-mail to:

Judiciary Communications and Community Relations Office
417 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Fax: (808) 539-4801


Letters of application or nomination must include, at minimum:

1)  A brief biography or resume of the applicant or nominee, including the applicant or nominee’s current employment

2)  At least two references

3)  If a nominee, an 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 Hawaii Supreme Court will select the 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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