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Date
Ct.
Case Number
Case Name
Appealed From
Reporter Citation
February 22, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-16-0000429 [ADA]

State v. Chatman (s.d.o., vacated, remanded, and affirmed). ICA s.d.o., filed 04/03/2018 [ada], 142 Haw. 154. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/18/2018. S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/28/2018 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 22, 2019
ICA
CAAP-13-0001140 [ADA]

Spar Marketing Services, Inc. v. State.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 22, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000301 [ADA]

State v. Kwong (Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
February 21, 2019
S.Ct
SCPW-19-0000035 [ADA]

Horowitz v. Tamm (Order Denying Petition for a Writ of Mandamus). Petition for a Writ of Mandamus, filed 12/14/2018.

Original Proceeding
February 21, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000012 [ADA]

State v. Borge (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
February 21, 2019
ICA
CAAP-15-0000034 [ADA]

Greer v. Baker. ICA Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction and Dismissing All Pending Motions as Moot, filed 05/26/2015 [ada]. Dissenting Opinion by J. Leonard [ada]. Petitioner-Defendant-Appellant Rosalyn H. Baker’s Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/24/2015. S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 09/01/2015 [ada]. S.Ct. Opinion, filed 02/22/2016 [ada], 137 Haw. 249.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 21, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000604 [ADA]

State v. Glenn (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 20, 2019
S.Ct
SCPW-19-0000052 [ADA]

Woods v. Valenciano (Order Denying Petition for Writ of Prohibition). Petition for Writ of Prohibition, filed 01/23/2019.

Original Proceeding
February 20, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000543 [ADA]

State v. Bringas (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA mem. op., filed on 10/11/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 280. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/14/2019.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 20, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000577 [ADA]

Dobbs v. County of Maui (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
February 19, 2019
S.Ct
SCPW-19-0000058 [ADA]

Samoa v. Fujino (Order Denying Petition for Writ of Mandamus). Petition for Writ of Mandamus, filed 01/25/2019.

Original Proceeding
February 19, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000413 [ADA]

KU v. CS (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 10/23/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 281. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 10/31/2018. ICA Order Denying Plaintiff-Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration Filed October 31, 2018, filed 11/07/2018. ICA Amended Order Denying Plaintiff-Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration Filed October 31, 2018, filed 11/08/2018 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/06/2019.

Family Court, 1st Circuit
February 19, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000928 [ADA]

State v. Wages (Order Approving Stipulation to Dismiss Appeal).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 19, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000890 [ADA]

Costanzo v. Zaks (Order Approving Stipulation to Dismiss Appeal).

District Court, 2nd Circuit, Wailuku Division
February 19, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000695 [ADA]

Agor-Reynolds v. Hertz Corporation (Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
February 15, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000070 [ADA]

M Pocket Corporation v. Shanghai Shanghai, LLC (Order of Correction). ICA s.d.o., filed 12/19/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 522. Consolidated with Case No. CAAP-16-0000195. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/19/2019.

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
February 15, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000620 [ADA]

State v. Phillips (s.d.o., affirmed).

District Court, 3rd Circuit, Kona Division
February 15, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000819 [ADA]

State v. Wellman (Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal with Prejudice).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
February 15, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000871 [ADA]

State v. Siugpiyemal (mem. op., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
February 14, 2019
S.Ct
SCPW-19-0000056 [ADA]

Moskowitz v. City Council of the City and County of Honolulu (Order Denying Petition for Writ of Mandamus). Petition for Writ of Mandamus, filed 01/24/2019.

Original Proceeding
February 14, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000411 [ADA]

Taguchi v. Swinerton Builders Northwest, Inc. (Amended Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration). ICA Order Granting the February 1, 2018 Motion to Dismiss Appeal, filed 02/23/2018 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/27/2018. ICA Order Granting the March 27, 2018 Motion for Reconsideration of the February 23, 2018 Order Granting the February 1, 2018 Motion to Dismiss Appeal, filed 04/05/2018 [ada]. ICA Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal with Prejudice, filed 01/11/2019 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/22/2019. ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 02/13/2019.

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
February 14, 2019
ICA
CAAP-14-0001120 [ADA]

In re William and Mary Fontana Exempt Generation Skipping Trust for the Benefit of James A. Fontana (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration). ICA Order Dismissing Appeal as Moot, filed 01/29/2019 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 02/08/2019.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 13, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000411 [ADA]

Taguchi v. Swinerton Builders Northwest, Inc. (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration). ICA Order Granting the February 1, 2018 Motion to Dismiss Appeal, filed 02/23/2018 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/27/2018. ICA Order Granting the March 27, 2018 Motion for Reconsideration of the February 23, 2018 Order Granting the February 1, 2018 Motion to Dismiss Appeal, filed 04/05/2018 [ada]. ICA Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal with Prejudice, filed 01/11/2019 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/22/2019. ICA Amended Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 02/14/2019 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 13, 2019
S.Ct
19415 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Melvin (Order).

Original Proceeding
February 12, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-16-0000692 [ADA]

State v. Fleetwood (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 10/08/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 280. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/02/2019.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 12, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000137 [ADA]

State v. Conklin (mem. op., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
February 12, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000073 [ADA]

The Estate of Edward Von Baravalle (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit (Probate)
February 11, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000562 [ADA]

Moses v. State (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 8, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-16-0000780 [ADA]

Paco v. Myers (Order Dismissing Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 11/27/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 330. ICA Order of Correction, filed 12/06/2018 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/28/2019.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 8, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000873 [ADA]

Wells Fargo Bank v. Detol (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 7, 2019
S.Ct
SCEC-18-0000908 [ADA]

LoPresti v. State (Order Dismissing Motion for Reconsideration). S.Ct. Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Judgment, filed 01/09/2019. S.Ct. Amended Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Judgment, filed 01/09/2019 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/30/2019.

Original Proceeding
February 7, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000825 [ADA]

State v. Presti (mem. op., affirmed, reversed, and remanded).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
February 7, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000328 [ADA]

State v. Ioane (s.d.o., affirmed).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
February 7, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000507 [ADA]

State v. Ernes (s.d.o., affirmed).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
February 6, 2019
S.Ct
SCAD-18-0000796 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Whitehead (Order Denying Petition for Reciprocal Discipline).

Original Proceeding
February 6, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000667 [ADA]

Young v. Pomaikai Holdings, Inc. (Order Granting January 25, 2019 Motion to Dismiss Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction and Dismissing All Pending Motions as Moot).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
February 5, 2019
S.Ct
SCPW-18-0000978 [ADA]

Castro v. Castagnetti (Order Denying Second Amended Petition for Writ of Mandamus and Writ of Prohibition). S.Ct. Order Denying Petition for Writ of Mandamus and Writ of Prohibition, filed 01/24/2019 [ada]. Petition for Writ of Mandamus and Writ of Prohibition, filed 12/31/2018.  Second Amended Petition for Writ of Mandamus and Writ of Prohibition, filed 01/18/2019.

Original Proceeding
February 5, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000859 [ADA]

Ryan v. CIT Bank N.A. (Order Approving the Stipulation for Dismissal of Appeal with Prejudice).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
February 4, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000386 [ADA]

State v. Salavea (mem. op., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 4, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000030 [ADA]

Deutsche Bank National Trust Company v. Siruno (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration). ICA s.d.o., filed 01/16/2019 [ada], 144 Haw. 2. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/29/2019.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
February 4, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-15-0000111 [ADA]

Villados v. State (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 09/21/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 232. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/24/2018. 

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
February 1, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000386 [ADA]

State v. Calaycay (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 09/24/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 233. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/05/2018. Amended Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/06/2018.

District Court, 1st Circuit, Waiʻanae Division
January 31, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000427 [ADA]

State v. Thompson (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA mem. op., filed 09/26/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 234. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/23/2018. 

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
January 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-15-0000565 [ADA]

Dao v. Zoning Board of Appeals.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
January 31, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-14-0001135 [ADA]

In re BCI Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Los Angeles, Inc. v. Hoshijo (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA mem. op., filed 09/28/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 235. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 10/08/2018. ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 10/30/2018 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/21/2018.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
January 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000049 [ADA]

State v. Gilroy (Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction and Dismissing as Moot the January 22, 2019 Affidavit in Support of Motion to Proceed in Forma Pauperis).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
January 31, 2019
S.Ct
SCPR-19-0000036 [ADA]

In re Iglesias (Order).

Original Proceeding
January 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000790 [ADA]

Bradley v. Sharp (mem. op., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
January 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-14-0001065 [ADA]

State v. Tetu (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
January 30, 2019
ICA
CAAP-15-0000656 [ADA]

In re Hawaii State Teachers Association v. Board of Education (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
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