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Date
Ct.
Case Number
Case Name
Appealed From
Reporter Citation
March 30, 2011 29994 [ADA]

State v. Mika (Order of Correction).  ICA mem.op., filed 03/30/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 242.  Concurring Opinion by J. Foley [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/12/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/24/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 30, 2011 30005 [ADA]

Gomes v. State of Hawaii, Department of Public Safety (s.d.o.,affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/25/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 09/02/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 125 Haw. 245
March 30, 2011 30663 [ADA]

Taningco v. O’Brien (Order Denying Plaintiffs/Counterclaim Defendant/Appellees Richard D. Taningco and Grace S. Taningco’s February 7, 2011 Motion to Dismiss Appeal for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 30, 2011 30676 [ADA]

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

Family Court, 1st Circuit 125 Haw. 245
March 30, 2011 SCWC-30083 [ADA]

State v. Willis (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 10/25/2010 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/17/2011.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
March 29, 2011 30044 [ADA]

State v. Johnson (s.d.o., in Cr. No. 94-189K, vacated and in Cr. No. 01-1-0004K, affirmed).  Consolidated with No. 30084.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit 125 Haw. 245
March 29, 2011 SCWC-30075 [ADA]

State v. Long (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 11/30/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 365.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/17/2011.

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
March 28, 2011 29900 [ADA]

Cross v. Harden (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 125 Haw. 245
March 28, 2011 30025 [ADA]

Young v. Dudden (Order Denying Plaintiff-Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration, of Summary Disposition Order).  ICA s.d.o., filed 03/07/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 244.  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/21/2011.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/23/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/03/2011 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
March 28, 2011 30400 [ADA]

State v. Tunley (s.d.o., vacated and remanded). ICA Order of Correction, filed 03/28/2011 [ada].

 

Family Court, 1st Circuit 125 Haw. 245
March 28, 2011 30400 [ADA]

State v. Tunley (Order of Correction).  ICA s.d.o., filed 03/28/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 245.

Family Court, 1st Circuit
March 28, 2011 SCWC-30284 [ADA]

State v. Wilson (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 11/03/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 279.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/14/2011.  

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 24, 2011 CAAP-10-0000082 [ADA]

Schurch v. Schurch (Order Approving Stipulation to Dismiss Plaintiff-Appellant’s Appeal).

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit
March 24, 2011 SCAD-11-0000025 [ADA]

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

Original Proceeding
March 24, 2011 SCAD-11-0000096 [ADA]

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

Original Proceeding
March 24, 2011 SCPW-11-0000030 [ADA]

Murasko v. Loo (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration).  S.Ct. Opinion, filed 03/07/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 39.  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/17/2011.

Original Proceeding 125 Haw. 249
March 24, 2011 SCPW-11-0000109 [ADA]

Tierney v. Rodby (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration).  Petition for Writ of Mandamus, filed 02/24/2011.  S.Ct. Order Dismissing Petition for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/10/2011 [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/21/2011.

Original Proceeding
March 23, 2011 30462 [ADA]

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

District Court, 5th Circuit, Lihue Division 125 Haw. 245
March 23, 2011 SCWC-28473 [ADA]

Steigman v. Outrigger Enterprises, Inc. (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., 11/16/2010 [ada], 130 Haw. 349.  Petition for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/10/2011.  S.Ct. Opinion, filed 12/15/2011 [ada], 126 Haw. 133.  Concurring Opinion by J. Acoba [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 23, 2011 SCWC-29732 [ADA]

Sanes v. State (Order Striking Pro Se Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA memo., filed 10/27/2010 [ada], 130 Haw. 346.  Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by Petitioner’s Counsel, filed 03/16/2011.  Application for Writ of Certiorari filed by Defendant-Petitioner, filed 03/21/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/27/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 23, 2011 SCWC-29877 [ADA]

In re Blaisdell (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 10/21/2010 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/07/2011.  Supreme Court Opinion, filed 04/26/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 44.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 22, 2011 CAAP-10-0000038 [ADA]

State v. Bray (Order Dismissing Cross-Appeal in Appellate Court Case Number CAAP-10-0000038).  ICA Order of Correction, filed 03/31/2011 [ada].

District Court, 5th Circuit
March 21, 2011 30212 [ADA]

State v. Makue (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/08/2010.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/15/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 125 Haw. 245
March 21, 2011 30330 [ADA]

State v. Brown (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/14/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/22/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 125 Haw. 245
March 21, 2011 SCAD-11-0000007 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Lee (Order of Transfer to Inactive Status).

Original Proceeding
March 18, 2011 30126 [ADA]

Oceanic Companies, Inc. v. Kukui’ula Development Company (Hawaii), LLC (s.d.o., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 125 Haw. 244
March 18, 2011 SCAD-10-0000194 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Aguilar (Order of Disbarment).

Original Proceeding
March 18, 2011 SCOT-11-0000138 [ADA]

Pattioay v. Department of Public Safety, State of Hawaii (Order).

Original Proceeding
March 18, 2011 SCWC-27897 [ADA]

State v. Pratt (Order Granting Motion to Withdraw Application for Writ of Certiorari filed 03/14/2011 and Order to Show Cause). ICA Opinion, filed 11/18/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 329.  Concurring Opinion by J. Fujise [ada].  Concurring and Dissenting Opinion by J. Nakamura [ada].  Consolidated with Nos. 27898 and 27899.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/14/2011.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/15/2011.  S.Ct Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 04/21/2011 [ada].  S.Ct. Opinion, filed 05/11/2012, 127 Haw. 206. Concurring and Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba, with whom J. McKenna joins [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 05/21/2012.  S.Ct. Order Granting Motion for Reconsideration in Part, filed 05/29/2012 [ada], 127 Haw. 233.  Amended S.Ct. Opinion, filed 05/29/2012 [ada].

District Court, 5th Circuit
March 18, 2011 SCWC-28788 [ADA]

Farmer v. Pacific Specialty Insurance Company (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 09/30/2010 [ada], 130 Haw. 349.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/07/2011.

District Court, 2nd Circuit
March 18, 2011 SCWC-29923 [ADA]

State v. Durham (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 11/24/2010 [ada], 130 Haw. 349.  Dissent by J. Nakamura [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 12/06/2010.  ICA Order re Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration, filed 12/30/2010 [ada].  Petitioner-Appellant’s Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/02/2011.  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
March 18, 2011 SCWC-29993 [ADA]

Tierney v. State (Order).  ICA s.d.o., filed 12/29/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 425. 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]. S.Ct. Order, filed 03/18/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 18, 2011 SCWC-29993 [ADA]

Tierney v. State (Order).  ICA s.d.o., filed 12/29/2010 [ada], 124 Haw. 425. 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]. S.Ct. Order, filed 03/18/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 16, 2011 29766 [ADA]

State v. Johnson (s.d.o, affirmed without prejudice).

District Court, 5th Circuit, Lihue Division 125 Haw. 244
March 16, 2011 29926 [ADA]

State v. Ikeda (s.d.o., affirmed).  Dissenting Opinion by J. Reifurth [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/15/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/16/2011 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit 125 Haw. 244
March 16, 2011 30148 [ADA]

State v. Grant (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/13/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/18/2011 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 125 Haw. 244
March 16, 2011 SCPW-11-0000077 [ADA]

Grindling v. Circuit Court, Second Circuit, State of Hawaii (Order).  Dissenting Opinion by J. Acoba [ada].  Petition for Writ of Mandamus, filed 02/09/2011.  S.Ct. Order, filed 02/23/2011 [ada].

Original Proceeding
March 15, 2011 29606 [ADA]

Morita v. Hawaii Superferry, Inc. (Order Denying without Prejudice Plaintiff-Appellant’s Stipulation for Dismissal).

Public Utilities Commission
March 15, 2011 30435 [ADA]

In re MM (Order of Amendment).   ICA s.d.o., filed 02/25/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 244. 

Family Court, 5th Circuit
March 15, 2011 30513 [ADA]

In re V Children (Order Granting Motion to Dismiss the Appeal).

Family Court, 1st Circuit
March 15, 2011 30708 [ADA]

Fernandez v. Fernandez (Order Denying March 10, 2011 Motion for Reconsideration of February 28, 2011 Order of Dismissal).   ICA Order Granting February 11, 2011 Motion to
Dismiss Appeal
, filed 02/28/2011 [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/10/2011.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/25/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 0/05/2011 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit
March 15, 2011 SCAD-11-0000087 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Paco (Notice and Order).  S.Ct. Order of Disbarment, filed 06/28/2011 [ada].

Original Proceeding
March 14, 2011 30220 [ADA]

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

District Court, 2nd Circuit 125 Haw. 244
March 10, 2011 29185 [ADA]

Fonoimoana v. Sunrise Construction, Inc. (Order Denying Claimant-Appellant Kent F. Fonoimoana’s Motion for
Reconsideration or in the Alternative Remanding this Case to the DLIR).   ICA s.d.o., filed 02/24/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 244. 
Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration or in the Alternative Remanding
this Case to th DLIR, filed 03/05/2011. 

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
March 10, 2011 30207 [ADA]

In re LK (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/03/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/13/2011 [ada].

Family Court, 1st Circuit 125 Haw. 244
March 10, 2011 SCPW-11-0000109 [ADA]

Tierney v. Rodby (Order Dismissing Petition for Writ of Mandamus).  Petition for Writ of Mandamus, filed 02/24/2011.  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/21/2011.  S.Ct. Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 03/24/2011 [ada].

Original Proceeding
March 9, 2011 29314 [ADA]

State v. Shamblin (mem. op., vacated in part and affirmed in part). Consolidated with No. 29315.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/27/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/01/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 125 Haw. 242
March 9, 2011 29913 [ADA]

State v. Calarruda (Order of Correction).  ICA s.d.o., filed 03/07/2011 [ada], 125 Haw. 244.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/22/2011.  S.Ct. Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/27/2011 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
March 9, 2011 30432 [ADA]

Wallace v. Burrows (Order Granting Partial Dismissal of Appeal).

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit
March 9, 2011 30724 [ADA]

State v. Louis (Order Approving Withdrawal of September 14, 2010 Notice of Appeal).

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit