Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Adrianne N. M. L. Heely Caires (Release Date: 11/17/2023)Posted on Nov 17, 2023 in JSC Press Releases, JSC Retention, Judicial Selection Commission, Our Judges, Retention
For immediate release: November 17, 2023
The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawaiʻi, announces that the term of the Honorable Adrianne N. M. L. Heely Caires as District Family Judge, Second Circuit, State of Hawaiʻi, will expire on May 13, 2024. Judge Heely Caires, in accordance with Section 3, Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi, has petitioned to be retained in office and to be renewed for an additional term. The Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Heely Caires 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 Heely Caires 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, January 16, 2024 to:
Commission Kamani B. Kualaʻau
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaiʻi
417 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813
Fax: (808) 538-5205