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Date
Ct.
Case Number
Case Name
Appealed From
Reporter Citation
December 30, 2020
ICA
CAAP-18-0000763 [ADA]

Free Church of Tonga-Kona v. Laga (s.d.o., affirmed).

District Court, 3rd Circuit, North and South Kona Division 148 Haw. 473
December 30, 2020
ICA
CAAP-19-0000453 [ADA]

In re: Estate of Patricia Simpson O’Kieffe (Order Approving Stipulation for Dismissal of Appeal).

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
December 30, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-17-0000581 [ADA]

State v. Feliciano (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari). ICA mem. op., filed 08/31/2020 [ada], 148 Haw. 251.  Dissenting Opinion by Leonard, J., [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/27/2020.

Family Court, 3rd Circuit
December 29, 2020
ICA
CAAP-17-0000667 [ADA]

Suzuki v. Mowry (s.d.o., affirmed).  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/06/2021.  ICA Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/12/2021 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 01/25/2021.

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 148 Haw. 473
December 29, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-18-0000600 [ADA]

State v. Abion. ICA mem. op., filed 02/28/2020 [ada], 146 Haw. 230. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 05/01/2020. S.Ct. Order Granting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/24/2020 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 148 Haw. 445
December 28, 2020
ICA
CAAP-18-0000959 [ADA]

State v. John (s.d.o., vacated in part, affirmed in part and remanded).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 148 Haw. 472
December 28, 2020
ICA
CAAP-19-0000679 [ADA]

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

District Court, 3rd Circuit, North and South Kona Division 148 Haw. 473
December 28, 2020
ICA
CAAP-19-0000587 [ADA]

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

District Court, 1st Circuit, ‘Ewa Division 148 Haw. 472
December 24, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-19-0000490 [ADA]

State v. Smith (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA mem. op., filed 08/31/2020 [ada], 148 Haw. 251.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/27/2020.

Circuit Court, 3rd Circuit
December 24, 2020
S.Ct
SCAD-20-0000767 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. O’Phelan (Order of Transfer to Inactive Status).

Original Proceeding
December 24, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-16-0000663 [ADA]

Skahan v. Stutts Construction Company, Inc.  Consolidated with Case Nos. CAAP-16-0000664 and CAAP-19-0000077.  ICA Order Dismissing the Appeal and All Pending Motions are Dismissed, filed 03/14/2017 [ada].  Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration of the Order Dismissing the Appeal dated March 14, 2017, filed 03/17/2017.  Appellant’s Motion for Reconsideration of the Order Dismissing the Appeal dated March 14, 2017, filed 03/20/2017.  ICA s.d.o., filed 04/01/2020 [ada], 146 Haw. 234.  ICA Order Granting the March 20, 2017 Motion for Reconsideration, filed 04/03/2017 [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 04/13/2020.  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 04/14/2020.  ICA Order Denying the April 13, 2020 Motion for Reconsideration and Dismissing the April 14, 2020 Motion for Reconsideration, filed 04/21/2020 [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 04/21/2020.  ICA s.d.o., filed 04/29/2020 [ada], 146 Haw. 241.  ICA Order Denying the April 21, 2020 Motion for Reconsideration, filed 05/01/2020 [ada].  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/01/2020.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/14/2020 [ada].   Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/28/2020.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/29/2020.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 09/09/2020 [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 01/04/2021.  S.Ct. Order Granting Motion for Reconsideration of the Opinion Filed December 24, 2020, filed 01/08/2021 [ada].  S.Ct. Amended Opinion, filed 01/08/2021 [ada], 148 Haw. 460.

Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board
December 24, 2020
S.Ct
SCPR-20-0000753 [ADA]

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

Original Proceeding
December 23, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-19-0000439 [ADA]

State v. Pedro (Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 08/24/2020 [ada], 148 Haw. 232.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/27/2020.

Family Court, 2nd Circuit
December 23, 2020
S.Ct
SCMF-20-0000152 [ADA]

In re: Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Fourth Extension of Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 10 (a), (b), and (c)).  Concurrence and Dissent by Wilson, J., filed 08/20/2020 [ada].  S.Ct. Order In re: the Matter of the Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 10 (a), (b), and (c)), filed 08/18/2020 [ada].  Concurrence and Dissent by Wilson, J., filed 08/20/2020 [ada].  S.Ct. Order In re: Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Order Extending Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 10 (a), (b), and (c)), filed 09/11/2020 [ada]. Dissent by Wilson, J. [forthcoming].  S.Ct. Order In re: Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Second Extension of Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 10 (a), (b), and (c)), filed 10/05/2020 [ada]. Concurrence and Dissent by Wilson, J. [forthcoming].  S.Ct. Order In re: Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Third Extension of Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 10 (a), (b), and (c)), filed 11/13/2020 [ada]. Concurrence and Dissent by Wilson, J., filed 08/20/2020 [ada].  S.Ct. Fifth Extension of Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 10 (a), (b), and (c)), filed 02/08/2021 [ada].  Concurrence and Dissent by Wilson, J., filed 08/20/2020 [ada].

Original Proceeding
December 23, 2020
S.Ct
SCMF-20-0000152 [ADA]

In re: Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Fourth Extension of Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 5 (c) (3)).  Concurrence and Dissent by Wilson, J. [forthcoming].  S.Ct. In re: Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Order Regarding Temporary Extension of Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 5 (c) (3)), filed 08/27/2020 [ada]. Dissent by Wilson, J. [forthcoming].  S.Ct. Order In re: Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Order Extending Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 5 (c) (3)), filed 09/11/2020 [ada]. Dissent by Wilson, J. [forthcoming].  S.Ct. Order In re: Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Second Extension of Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 5 (c) (3)), filed 10/05/2020 [ada]. Concurrence and Dissent by Wilson, J. [forthcoming].  S.Ct. Third Extension of Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 5 (c) (3)), filed 11/13/2020 [ada]. Concurrence and Dissent by Wilson, J. [forthcoming].  S.Ct. Fifth Extension of Order Regarding Temporary Extension of the Time Requirements Under Hawaii Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 5 (c) (3)), filed 02/08/2021 [ada].  Concurrence and Dissent by Wilson, J. [forthcoming].

Original Proceeding
December 23, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-18-0000420 [ADA]

State v. Manuel.  ICA s.d.o., filed 04/18/2019 [ada], 144 Haw. 333.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 07/19/2019.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 09/03/2019 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 148 Haw. 434
December 23, 2020
ICA
CAAP-16-0000635 [ADA]

Cain and Herren, ALC v. King (mem. op., vacated and remanded).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/04/2021.

District Court, 2nd Circuit 148 Haw. 472
December 23, 2020
ICA
CAAP-17-0000843 [ADA]

State v. Sterling (s.d.o., affirmed).  Concurrence by Leonard, J.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 148 Haw. 385
December 23, 2020
ICA
CAAP-19-0000652 [ADA]

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

District Court, 3rd Circuit, Kona Division 148 Haw. 472
December 22, 2020
S.Ct
SCMF-20-0000152 [ADA]

In re: Judiciary’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak (Order Extending June 5, 2020 Order Temporarily Suspending in Part Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule 6(a)).  S.Ct. Order Temporarily Suspending in Part Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure Rule (6) (a), filed 06/05/2020 [ada].

Original Proceeding
December 22, 2020
S.Ct
SCPR-20-0000747 [ADA]

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

Original Proceeding
December 22, 2020
S.Ct
SCEC-20-0000721 [ADA]

Svrcina v. Nago (Order Denying Motions for Reconsideration).  Election complaint, filed 11/23/2020.   S.Ct. Order Dismissing Election Complaint, filed 12/08/2020 [ada].  Motions for Reconsideration, filed 12/17/2020 and 12/18/2020.

Original Proceeding
December 21, 2020
ICA
CAAP-20-0000719 [ADA]

Ho‘olehua Housing, LP v. Philipp (Order Approving Stipulation to Dismiss Appeal).

District Court, 3rd Circuit, North and South Kona Division
December 21, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-16-0000845 [ADA]

Ching v. Dung.  Concurrence by Circuit Judge Crabtree.  ICA Opinion, filed 08/15/2019 [ada], 145 Haw. 99.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 10/11/2019.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/04/2019 [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 12/30/2020.  S.Ct Order Denying Defendants/Appellees/Cross-Appellants’ Motion for Reconsideration of the Opinion Filed December 21, 2020, filed 01/07/2020 [ada].

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 148 Haw. 416
December 21, 2020
S.Ct
SCAD-20-0000403 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Partington (Order).  S.Ct. Notice and Order, filed 06/10/2020 [ada].  S.Ct. Order of Reciprocal Discipline, filed 12/11/2020 [ada].

Original Proceeding
December 21, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-15-0000859 [ADA]

Wolcott v. Administrative Director of the Courts.  ICA s.d.o., filed 05/16/2019 [ada], 144 Haw. 381.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 06/30/2019.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 08/09/2019 [ada].

District Court, 1st Circuit 148 Haw. 407
December 18, 2020
S.Ct
SCAD-20-0000758 [ADA]

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

Original Proceeding
December 18, 2020
ICA
CAAP-20-0000531 [ADA]

CH v. JH (Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration).  ICA Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Appeal, filed 12/04/2020 [ada].  Motion for Reconsideration, filed 12/14/2020.

Family Court, 3rd Circuit
December 18, 2020
ICA
CAAP-16-0000627 [ADA]

Association of Condominium Homeowners of Tropics at Waikele v. Sakuma (s.d.o., dismissed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 148 Haw. 471
December 18, 2020
ICA
CAAP-17-0000872 [ADA]

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

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 148 Haw. 471
December 18, 2020
ICA
CAAP-19-0000543 [ADA]

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

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 148 Haw. 471
December 18, 2020
ICA
CAAP-19-0000835 [ADA]

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

District Court, 1st Circuit, Waianae Division 148 Haw. 471
December 17, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-19-0000428 [ADA]

State v. Koike (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed, 06/29/2020 [ada], 148 Haw. 23. Consolidated with Case Nos. CAAP-18-0000429 and CAAP-18-0000430. Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/02/2020.

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit
December 17, 2020
S.Ct
SCCQ-19-0000156 [ADA]

DW Aina Le‘a Development, LLC v. State of Hawaii Land Use Commission.

Original Proceeding 148 Haw. 396
December 15, 2020
ICA
CAAP-19-0000809 [ADA]

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

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 148 Haw. 385
December 15, 2020
ICA
CAAP-18-0000021 [ADA]

Kim v. Pyun (s.d.o., dismissed).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 148 Haw. 384
December 15, 2020
ICA
CAAP-17-0000006 [ADA]

Moranz v. Harbor Mall, LLC (mem. op., affirmed).

Circuit Court, 5th Circuit 148 Haw. 385
December 14, 2020
S.Ct
SCEC-20-0000725 [ADA]

Souza v. State (Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Judgment). 

Original Proceeding
December 14, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-19-0000610 [ADA]

NB v. GT (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA mem. op., filed 07/31/2020 [ada], 148 Haw. 231.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 11/03/2020.

Family Court, 3rd Circuit
December 11, 2020
S.Ct
SCAD-20-0000403 [ADA]

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Partington (Order of Reciprocal Discipline).  S.Ct. Notice and Order, filed 06/10/2020 [ada].  S.Ct. Order, filed 12/21/2020 [ada].

Original Proceeding
December 11, 2020
S.Ct
SCPW-20-0000708 [ADA]

Griffin v. Tai (Order Denying Petition for Writ of Mandamus).  Petition for Writ of Mandamus, filed 11/16/2020.

Original Proceeding
December 11, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-18-0000403 [ADA]

State v. Kuranishi (Order Rejecting Application for Writ of Certiorari).  ICA s.d.o., filed 07/24/2020 [ada], 148 Haw. 44.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 10/30/2020.

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division
December 11, 2020
ICA
CAAP-17-0000727 [ADA]

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

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit 148 Haw. 470
December 11, 2020
ICA
CAAP-20-0000075 [ADA]

State v. Yamashita (s.d.o., affirmed).  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 03/01/2021.

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 148 Haw. 470
December 10, 2020
S.Ct
SCAD-20-0000729 [ADA]

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

Original Proceeding
December 10, 2020
S.Ct
SCPR-20-0000732 [ADA]

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

Original Proceeding
December 10, 2020
S.Ct
SCPR-20-0000733 [ADA]

In re: Valdriz, Jr. (Order Granting Petition to Resign and Surrender License).

Original Proceeding
December 9, 2020
S.Ct
SCWC-15-0000111 [ADA]

Villados v. State.  Concurring Opinion by McKenna, J., With Whom Wilson, J., Joins [ada].   ICA s.d.o., filed 09/21/2018 [ada], 143 Haw. 232.  Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 12/24/2018.  S.Ct. Order Accepting Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed 02/04/2019 [ada].

Circuit Court, 2nd Circuit 148 Haw. 386
December 9, 2020
ICA
CAAP-18-0000628 [ADA]

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

District Court, 1st Circuit, Honolulu Division 148 Haw. 384
December 9, 2020
ICA
CAAP-18-0000383 [ADA]

Bank of America, National Association v. Hale (Order Dismissing Appeal).

Circuit Court, 1st Circuit