Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Margaret K. MasunagaPosted on Jun 5, 2020 in JSC Press Releases, JSC Retention, Judicial Selection Commission, Our Judges, Retention
The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawaii, announces that the term of the Honorable Margaret K. Masunaga as District Judge, District Court of the Third Circuit, State of Hawaii, will expire on December 1, 2020. Judge Masunaga, in accordance with Section 3, Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii, has petitioned to be retained in office and to be renewed for an additional term. The Constitution of the State of Hawaii empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Masunaga should be retained in office for an additional term of six years.
The Commission invites interested persons to submit written comments or fill out an evaluation form on whether Judge Masunaga should be retained in office for a new term. All written comments and evaluation forms will be kept CONFIDENTIAL.
Please visit the Commission’s website to access and fill out form JS-P-081, Judicial Retention Evaluation Form. Written comments and/or form JS-P-081 must be postmarked or faxed by Tuesday, August 4, 2020, to:
Commission Chair Ronette M. Kawakami, Esq.
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaii
417 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Fax: (808) 538-5205