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Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Sabrina S. McKenna (Release Date: 09/11/2020)

Posted on Sep 11, 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 Sabrina S. McKenna as Associate Justice, Supreme Court, State of Hawaii, will expire on March 2, 2021. Associate Justice McKenna, 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 Associate Justice McKenna should be retained in office for an additional term of ten years.

The Commission invites interested persons to submit written comments or fill out an evaluation form on whether Associate Justice McKenna 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, November 10, 2020 to:

Commission Chair Ronette Kawakami, Esq.
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaii
417 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Fax: (808) 538-5205

For more information, visit the Judicial Selection Commission webpage or contact the Commission via email at judselect.comm@courts.hawaii.gov.

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