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Date
Ct.
Case Number
Case Name
Appealed From
Reporter Citation
January 3, 2011 SCAD-10-0000196 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Collins (Order of Public Censure).

Original Proceeding
January 1, 2011 28718

State v. Bryan (Order of Correction).  ICA Opinion, filed 11/30/2010 [ada].  Consolidated with No. 28719.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
December 30, 2010 28627 [ADA]

In re Arbitration between United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO and State, Department of Transportation.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 372
December 30, 2010 29177 [ADA]

In re Arbitration between United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646,
AFL-CIO v. City and County of Honolulu, Department of Environmental
Services, Collections System (Order of Correction).  ICA s.d.o., filed 11/17/2010 [ada], 130 Haw. 320.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
December 30, 2010 29923 [ADA]

State v. Durham (Order re Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration).  J. Nakamura Concurring and Dissenting.  ICA s.d.o., filed 11/24/2010 [ada], 130 Haw. 349.  Dissent by J. Nakamura [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 12/06/2010.  Petitioner-Appellant’s Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/02/2011.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/18/2011 [ada].  S.Ct. Opinion, filed 05/27/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 114.  Petitioner-Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration of Supreme Court Opinion filed on May 27, 2011, filed 06/06/2011.  S.Ct. Order Granting Motion for Reconsideration in Part and Amending Opinion, filed 06/14/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 249.

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
December 30, 2010 30257 [ADA]

In re KC (s.d.o., affirmed).

Family Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 366
December 30, 2010 CAAP-10-0000017 [ADA]

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

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
December 29, 2010 29993 [ADA]

State v. Tierney (s.d.o., affirmed).  Petition for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/11/2011. S.Ct. Order Dismissing Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/18/2011 [ada]. Motion for Certified Question of Conflict, filed 01/20/2011. ICA Order Denying Motions for Reconsideration and to Review Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus, filed 01/27/2011 [ada]. Petition for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/27/2011. S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/07/2011 [ada].  S.Ct. Order, filed 03/09/2011 [ada].  Motion under Rule 60(b), (HRCP), filed 03/16/2011.  S.Ct. Order, 03/18/2011 [ada].  S.Ct. Order, filed 03/18/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 425
December 29, 2010 CAAP-10-0000019 [ADA]

Drake v. Gaspar (Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part October 1, 2010 Motion for Dismissal of Appeal).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
December 28, 2010 29407 [ADA]

O’Phelan v. Meek (s.d.o., affirmed).  ICA Order of Correction, filed 01/24/2011 [ada].

District Court, 3rd Circuit, North and South Hilo Division 124 Haw. 425
December 28, 2010 29569 [ADA]

Sarasota CCM, Inc. v. Levine (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit 124 Haw. 425
December 28, 2010 SCWC-29597 [ADA]

In re Tax Appeal of Compusa Stores, L.P. v. State of Hawaii, Department
of Taxation (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA mem.op., filed 05/28/2010 [ada], 123 Haw. 299.  Application for Writ of
Certiorari, filed 11/22/2010.  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/03/2011.  S.Ct. Opinion, filed 02/14/2011 [ada], 128 Haw. 116.  S.Ct. Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/09/2011 [ada].

Tax Appeal Court
December 27, 2010 SCWC-28255 [ADA]

State v. Chamberlain (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 07/26/2010 [ada], 123 Haw. 313.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/15/2010.

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
December 23, 2010 27578 [ADA]

Office of Dicsiplinary Counsel v. Yonemori (Order of Suspension).

Original Proceeding
December 23, 2010 28315 [ADA]

Kim v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company.  ICA Order of Correction, filed 01/20/2011 [ada].  Respondent/Appellee-Appellant, Cross-Appellee Liberty Mutual Fire
Insurance Company’s Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed
03/16/2011.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/27/2011 [ada]S.Ct. Opinion, filed 10/04/2011 [ada]. S.Ct. Order of Correction, filed 10/10/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 415
December 23, 2010 29892 [ADA]

City and County of Honolulu v. Smith (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/12/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/18/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 366
December 23, 2010 29901 [ADA]

Meech v. Coello (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 366
December 23, 2010 29930 [ADA]

Apilando v. State (Order Denying Plaintiff-Appellee’s Motion for Reconsideration).  ICA mem.op., filed 10/28/2010 [ada], 130 Haw. 346.  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 12/17/2010.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/18/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/05/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
December 23, 2010 29947 [ADA]

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

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 366
December 23, 2010 30169 [ADA]

Beam v. Beam (Order Denying Plaintiff-Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration).  Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakamura [ada].   ICA mem.op., filed 11/15/2010 [ada], 130 Haw. 346.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakamura [ada].  

Family Court, 1st Circuit
December 23, 2010 30562 [ADA]

American Saving Bank, F.S.B. v. Delfin (Order Approving Stipulation to Dismiss Appeal with Prejudice).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
December 23, 2010 SCWC-30008 [ADA]

State v. Keao (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 10/15/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 235.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/24/2010.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
December 22, 2010 28973 [ADA]

Lowe v. Kealoha (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 425
December 22, 2010 SCPW-10-0000207 [ADA]

Tierney v. Chan (Order).  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/03/2011.  Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/10/2011 [ada].

Original Proceeding
December 21, 2010 29347 [ADA]

State v. Mita.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba, with whom J. Duffy joins [ada].  ICA s.d.o., filed 02/23/2010 [ada], 122 Haw. 202.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakamura [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/10/2010.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/27/2010 [ada]. Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba [ada].   

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 124 Haw. 385
December 21, 2010 30722 [ADA]

Tierney v. Prescott-Tate (Order).  S.Ct. Order, filed 12/16/2010 [ada]. Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakayama, with whom Crandall, Substitute Justice, joins [ada].  S.Ct. Order, filed 11/16/2010 [ada].

Original Proceeding
December 21, 2010 SCWC-29516 [ADA]

In re Application of Castle (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 10/25/2010 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/24/2010.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
December 21, 2010 SCWC-29725 [ADA]

Garcia v. State. ICA s.d.o., filed 06/23/2010 [ada], 130 Haw. 348.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 10/27/2010.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/23/2010 [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/03/2011.  S.Ct. Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/11/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 249.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 125 Haw. 429
December 21, 2010 SCWC-30034 [ADA]

State v. Kelemete (Order  Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 10/11/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 235.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/15/2010.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
December 21, 2010 SCWC-30382 [ADA]

Dunbar v. State (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration).  ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 08/16/2010 [ada].  ICA Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction, filed 07/22/2010 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 10/21/2010.  S.Ct. Order Dismissing Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/02/2010 [ada].

District Court, 2nd Circuit
December 20, 2010 29971 [ADA]

State v. Stanton (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/14/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/26/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 366
December 20, 2010 30246 [ADA]

State v. Hanohano (mem.op., affirmed in part and vacated in part, as to conviction and sentence, affirmed as to counts 2 and 3, reversed as to 1st degree burglary and the case is remanded for resentencing).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/07/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/18/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 130 Haw. 346
December 20, 2010 SCOT-10-0000201 [ADA]

Echineque v. State (Order).

Original Proceeding
December 17, 2010 29778 [ADA]

State of Hawaii, Department of Education v. M.S. (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 366
December 17, 2010 29826 [ADA]

Harris v. Keller (s.d.o., affirmed).

District Court, 3rd Circuit, North and South Kona Division 124 Haw. 366
December 17, 2010 30610 [ADA]

H. Isabelle McGarry Trust of March 19, 1971 v. Hofelich (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration of Dismissal Order).  ICA Order Dismissing Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction, filed 11/23/2010 [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 12/13/2010.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
December 17, 2010 30658 [ADA]

H. Isabelle McGarry Trust of March 19, 1971 v. State (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration of Dismissal Order).  ICA Order Dimissing
Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction
, filed 11/22/2010 [ada].  Appellants Motion for
Reconsideration, filed 12/13/2010.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
December 17, 2010 SCPR-10-0000154 [ADA]

In re Holland (Order Granting Petition to Resign and Surrender License).

Original Proceeding
December 16, 2010 28633 [ADA]

State v. Young (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/11/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/16/2011 [ada].

Family Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 366
December 16, 2010 28757 [ADA]

Yuen v. Yuen (s.d.o, affirmed).

Family Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 366
December 16, 2010 CAAP-10-0000083 [ADA]

State v. Mosso (Order).

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit
December 15, 2010 SCPW-10-0000165 [ADA]

Tierney v. Frank, Director of the Department of Public Safety, State of Hawaii (Order).  S.Ct. Order, filed 11/29/2010 [ada]

Original Proceeding
December 14, 2010 SCWC-29746 [ADA]

State v. Maxwell (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 06/21/2010 [ada], 123 Haw. 300.  Application or Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/01/2010.

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
December 14, 2010 SCWC-30154 [ADA]

State v. Rodenhurst (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 10/29/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 279.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/16/2010.

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
December 13, 2010 SCWC-28125 [ADA]

Enos v. Department of Land and Natural Resources, Historic Preservation Division, State of Hawaii (Order Dismissing Appeal).  ICA mem.op., filed 07/26/2010 [ada], 123 Haw. 312.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
December 9, 2010 28243 [ADA]

Allstate Insurance Company v. Silva (mem.op., vacated and affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/09/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/19/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit 130 Haw. 346
December 9, 2010 29775 [ADA]

Toth v. Rullo (Order of Correction).  ICA s.d.o., filed 12/06/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 365.  Petitioner-Appellant George Robert Toth’s Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/19/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/07/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
December 9, 2010 30138 [ADA]

State v. Veikoso (mem.op., affirmed in part and vacated in part regarding the Judgment of Conviction; affirmed as to Counts 1 through 3, and vacated and remanded for a new trial on Counts 4 through 8).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/02/2011.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/03/2011 [ada].  S.Ct. Opinion, filed 09/12/2011 [ada], 126 Haw. 267.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 130 Haw. 346
December 9, 2010 SCWC-29846 [ADA]

State v. Benson (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  Dissenting Opinion by C.J. Recktenwald [ada].   ICA s.d.o., filed 06/30/2010 [ada], 123 Haw. 300.  Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakamura [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
December 8, 2010 28301 [ADA]

First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd. v. Dayoan (Order of Correction).  ICA Opinion, filed 11/18/2010 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 124 Haw. 426