Tag Archive | "judiciary"

Kealakehe site selected for Judiciary Complex in Kona

Kealakehe site selected for Judiciary Complex in Kona

MEDIA RELEASE Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has selected a site across the street from the West Hawaii Civic Center for the new judiciary complex in Kona. The 10-acre Kealakehe parcel is owned by the state and is located at the intersection of Kealakehe Parkway and Ane Keohokalole Highway. The Kona Judiciary Complex, which will […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Court interpreter applicants wanted for orientation workshop

Court interpreter applicants wanted for orientation workshop

MEDIA RELEASE Applications are being accepted for the next state court interpreter orientation workshop to be held on each of the major islands in February and March. Completion of the two-day workshop is one of the mandatory requirements of becoming a court interpreter for the Hawaii State Judiciary. The workshop registration fee is $85. A […]

Read the full story

Posted in BusinessComments (0)

Applicants sought for bar examiners board

Applicants sought for bar examiners board

MEDIA RELEASE The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking applications from licensed Hawaii attorneys wishing to serve on the Board of Bar Examiners. The committee will make recommendations to the Supreme Court, which will make the final selections. The board members would serve three-year terms beginning Nov. 1. Although the positions are […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Windward Planning Commission approves SMA permit amendment

Windward Planning Commission approves SMA permit amendment

MEDIA RELEASE Third Circuit Court Judge Greg K. Nakamura has removed Hu Honua Bioenergy LLC as a defendant in the lawsuit filed by certain area residents against Continental Pacific, LLC and Hank Correa Realty. The judge ruled Hu Honua had produced sufficient evidence to show no other defendant had legal claim to bring an injunction […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Judiciary collects $19,489 for Japan relief

Judiciary collects $19,489 for Japan relief

MEDIA RELEASE On behalf of the employees of the Hawaii State Judiciary, the Judiciary’s statewide Japan Relief Fund coordinator Lori Okita has presented a $19,489 check for the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Fund to Coralie Matayoshi, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross, Hawaii Chapter. The Judiciary’s donation will be used by […]

Read the full story

Posted in VolunteeringComments (0)

In its public meeting today, the Hawaii Reapportionment Commission stated that it has been unable to select a ninth member to serve as the Commission’s chair. Because the Commission was unable to select a chair within 30 days of certification of its members, the Supreme Court is required by Article IV, Section 2 of the Hawaii State Constitution to select a chair by May 1, 2011.

Applicants sought for chair of Hawaii Reapportionment Commission

In its public meeting today, the Hawaii Reapportionment Commission stated that it has been unable to select a ninth member to serve as the Commission’s chair. Because the Commission was unable to select a chair within 30 days of certification of its members, the Supreme Court is required by Article IV, Section 2 of the […]

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

Judiciary office recognized for assistance to Pacific Island nations

Judiciary office recognized for assistance to Pacific Island nations

MEDIA RELEASE The state Judiciary’s Office on Equality and Access to the Courts (OEAC) has received a “Collaboration With Other Entities” award from the National Consortium for Language Access in the Courts. The award was presented to OEAC Program Director Debi Tulang-De Silva and Court Interpreting Services Coordinator Melody Kubo at the Consortium’s annual meeting […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Applicants sought for disciplinary board

Applicants sought for disciplinary board

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking applicants to fill six lawyer and non-lawyer positions on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court. The Board’s duties include overseeing the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommending appropriate action to the Hawaii Supreme Court. Four of the […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Applications sought for Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection board

Applications sought for Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection board

MEDIA RELEASE Applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the board of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (LFCP). The term for one of the non-attorney positions on the five-member board is expiring. Board members oversee and administer the LFCP, the purpose of which is to reimburse — to the extent provided by […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the board of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (LFCP). The term for one of the non-attorney positions on the five-member board is expiring. Board members oversee and administer the LFCP, the purpose of which is to reimburse -- to the extent provided by the Rules of the Hawaii Supreme Court -- losses caused by dishonest conduct of lawyers licensed to practice in Hawaii.

Applications sought for Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection board

Applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the board of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (LFCP). The term for one of the non-attorney positions on the five-member board is expiring. Board members oversee and administer the LFCP, the purpose of which is to reimburse — to the extent provided by the Rules […]

Read the full story

Posted in Government, VolunteeringComments (0)

The Third Circuit has launched a program in Hilo called Hawaii’s Opportunity Probation with Enforcement, or HOPE Probation. Approximately 25 felony offenders at high risk of violating the terms of their probation will be placed in the program during the initial start-up period.

HOPE Probation hearing starts-up in Hilo Wednesday (March 9)

The Third Circuit has launched a program in Hilo called Hawaii’s Opportunity Probation with Enforcement, or HOPE Probation. Approximately 25 felony offenders at high risk of violating the terms of their probation will be placed in the program during the initial start-up period.

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

The Hawaii State Judiciary would like persons fluent in English and another language to apply for its 2011 Court Interpreter Certification Program. The registration fee is $95, and the program is held annually on two consecutive days on Oahu, Maui, Kauai and in Hilo and Kona on the Big Island.

Hawaii State Judiciary is hiring court interpreters

The Hawaii State Judiciary would like persons fluent in English and another language to apply for its 2011 Court Interpreter Certification Program. The registration fee is $95, and the program is held annually on two consecutive days on Oahu, Maui, Kauai and in Hilo and Kona on the Big Island.

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (1)

Furloughs, budget cuts impacting state court system

Furloughs, budget cuts impacting state court system

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Judiciary has released a report, “Justice in Jeopardy,” which details the impacts that furloughs and budget cuts have had on court users and the general public. “These reductions have had substantial negative effects throughout the judicial system, by reducing, delaying and in some cases eliminating important services. Notably, Hawaii’s families […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Selections study, environmental impact statement expected by end of 2011

Many sites under consideration for Kona judiciary complex

Selections study, environmental impact statement expected by end of 2011

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, NewsComments (0)

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

 

 

Quantcast