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Date
Ct.
Case Number
Case Name
Appealed From
Reporter Citation
June 10, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000324 [ADA]

JW v. LW (Amended Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Cross-Appeal). ICA Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Cross-Appeal, filed 06/06/2019.

Family Court, 1st Circuit
June 10, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000609 [ADA]

Price v. Coulson (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
June 10, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-14-0001135 [ADA]

In re BCI Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Los Angeles, Inc. v. Murakami.  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. S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/31/2019 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
June 10, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000130 [ADA]

State v. Kapalski (mem. op., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit
June 10, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000310 [ADA]

Kapolei Marketplace, LLC v. J1S Incorporated (Order Dismissing Appeal).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
June 10, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000832 [ADA]

Rapozo v. State (Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal).

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit
June 10, 2019
ICA
CAAP-15-0000960 [ADA]

In re Elaine Emma Short Revocable Living Trust Agreement Dated July 17, 1984 (mem. op., affirmed and reversed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
June 7, 2019
ICA
CAAP-15-0000933 [ADA]

Roberts v. Jayswal (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
June 7, 2019
S.Ct
SCAD-19-0000262 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Manuia (Order of Suspension).

Original Proceeding
June 7, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000371 [ADA]

State v. Mellow (Order Dismissing Appeal).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
June 7, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000829 [ADA]

State v. Medeiros (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 01/24/2019 [ada], 144 Haw. 3. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/29/2019.

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
June 7, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000626 [ADA]

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

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
June 6, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000324 [ADA]

JW v. LW (Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Cross-Appeal). ICA Amended Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Cross-Appeal, filed 06/10/2019 [ada].

Family Court, 1st Circuit
June 6, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-15-0000545 [ADA]

Joslin v. Ota Camp-Makibaka Association, Inc. (Order Dismissing Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA mem. op., filed 04/05/2019 [ada], 144 Haw. 154. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/03/2019. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/19/2019.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
June 6, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-15-0000909 [ADA]

State v. Barnes. Dissenting Opinion by Recktenwald, C.J., in which Nakayama, J. joins, as to Part IV.B of the Majority Opinion [ada].  ICA s.d.o., filed 04/13/2017 [ada], 139 Haw. 432. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/01/2017. S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/15/2017 [ada]. 

Family Court, 1st Circuit
June 6, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-12-0000287 [ADA]

State v. Guity.  ICA mem. op., filed 10/31/2016 [ada], 139 Haw. 272.  ICA Order of Correction, filed 11/21/2016 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/17/2017.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/03/2017 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
June 6, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000317 [ADA]

Kahawaiolaa v. Hawaiian Sun Investments, Inc. (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
June 5, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-14-0001232 [ADA]

In re Marn Family Litigation (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA Order Dismissing Eric Y. Marn’s Appeal Pursuant to HRAP Rule 30, filed 05/21/2015 [ada]. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 07/20/2015. ICA Order Denying the July 20, 2015 Motion for Relief from Dismissal Order, filed 07/27/2015 [ada]. ICA s.d.o., filed 09/28/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 236. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/06/2019.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
June 5, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-18-0000502 [ADA]

Vicente v. Hilo Medical Investors, Ltd. (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction, filed 04/26/2019 [ada]. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/03/2019. Motion for Reconsideration, filed 06/12/2019. S.Ct. Order Denying “Motion to Reconsider”, filed 06/20/2019 [ada].

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
June 5, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000447 [ADA]

U.S. Bank Trust, N.A. v. Yee (s.d.o. affirmed).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
June 5, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000225 [ADA]

Andrade v. Kuolulu (K) (Order Dismissing Appeal).

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit
June 5, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000404 [ADA]

State v. Hironaka (s.d.o. reversed).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
June 4, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000149 [ADA]

Nationstar Mortgage LLC v. Currier (Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
June 3, 2019
S.Ct
SCWC-18-0000499 [ADA]

Abordo v. Ichida (Order Dismissing Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA s.d.o., filed 04/30/2019 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/28/2019. 

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
June 3, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000947 [ADA]

In re Attorney’s Fees Pertaining to Fujimoto (Order Dismissing Appeal).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
May 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000797 [ADA]

State v. Lee (mem. op., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
May 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000712 [ADA]

Bank of Hawaii v. Kimi (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
May 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000075 [ADA]

Katz v. County of Maui (Order Approving Stipulation to Dismiss Appeal).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
May 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000631 [ADA]

Amar v. Wright (Order).

District Court, 3rd Circuit, Puna Division
May 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000568 [ADA]

In re Office of Information Practices Opinion Letter No. F16-01 (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
May 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-17-0000347 [ADA]

Ebbo v. SGG, LLC (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
May 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000207 [ADA]

Tim Sing v. Mossman (mem. op., vacated and remanded). Consolidated with Case No. CAAP-15-0000891.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
May 31, 2019
ICA
CAAP-15-0000475 [ADA]

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

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
May 30, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000692 [ADA]

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

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
May 30, 2019
ICA
CAAP-15-0000649 [ADA]

Waikoloa Village Association v. JR&M Restaurants Hawaii LLC (mem. op., vacated and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
May 30, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000083 [ADA]

Skahan v. Stutts Construction (Order Dismissing Appeal).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
May 30, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000084 [ADA]

Skahan v. Stutts Construction (Order Dismissing Appeal).

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
May 30, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000379 [ADA]

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

District Court, 1st Circuit
May 30, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000596 [ADA]

MM v. BD (s.d.o., affirmed). Consolidated with Case No. CAAP-17-0000106.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
May 30, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000088 [ADA]

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

District Court, 1st Circuit, Kāneʻohe Division
May 30, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000417 [ADA]

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

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit
May 29, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000188 [ADA]

Cook v. The Association of Apartment Owners of Mt. Terrace (Order Granting April 12, 2019 Motion to Dismiss Appeal for Lack Appellate Jurisdiction).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
May 29, 2019
ICA
CAAP-15-0000454 [ADA]

State v. Lambert (mem. op., reversed, vacated, and remanded).

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
May 29, 2019
ICA
CAAP-14-0001115 [ADA]

PL III, LLC v. Puu Lani Ranch Corp. (mem. op., vacated and remanded). Consolidated with Case Nos. CAAP-15-0000484 and CAAP-15-0000671.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
May 29, 2019
ICA
CAAP-16-0000611 [ADA]

Association of Apartment Owners of Kai Makani v. Oleksa (s.d.o., vacated and remanded).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
May 29, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000332 [ADA]

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

Family Court, 1st Circuit
May 29, 2019
ICA
CAAP-18-0000534 [ADA]

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

District Court, 1st Circuit, Kāneʻohe Division
May 28, 2019
S.Ct
SCAD-17-0000163 [ADA]

In re: Application for the Reinstatement of Adams (Order). S.Ct. Order of Suspension, filed 03/07/2018 [ada].

Original Proceeding
May 28, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000009 [ADA]

Free Church of Tonga-Kona v. Hemolele Bibala Ekalesia (Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).

District Court, 3rd Circuit, North and South Kona Division
May 28, 2019
ICA
CAAP-19-0000005 [ADA]

Free Church of Tonga-Kona v. Ekalesia Hoʻole Pope O Kekaha (Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).

District Court, 3rd Circuit, North and South Kona Division