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Friday, October 19, 2018
Team Hanabusa Grills Ige Campaign Manager over Judicial Nomination
By News Release @ 1:11 PM :: 201 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

...The Senate is expected to meet in a special session on October 24-25 to consider the nomination....

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Thursday, October 18, 2018
Video: Hawaii AG Tells Supreme Court 'Vote No' on HSTA Property Tax
By Andrew Walden @ 5:18 PM :: 266 Views :: Education K-12, Judiciary, Labor, Taxes

... There was laughter heard from the audience ....

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Friday, October 12, 2018
Leadership Change at ODC
By Andrew Walden @ 10:20 PM :: 653 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

...Bruce Kim is no longer Chief Counsel of the Office of Disciplinary Affairs, the Hawaii Judiciary office handling errant lawyers.... 

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Thursday, October 11, 2018
Chief Justice Appoints Summer Kupau-Odo as District Court Judge
By News Release @ 10:31 AM :: 985 Views :: Judiciary

...The names submitted for this vacancy by the Judicial Selection Commission, in alphabetical order, are....

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Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Ige Selling Judgeships? Nominates Campaign Manager for Appeals Court
By News Release @ 12:25 AM :: 1683 Views :: Judiciary

...What an amazing coincidence for the guy who magically resigned as Ige’s campaign manager the day before his name was picked by that very Judicial Selection Commission....

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Sunday, October 07, 2018
Hirono Won’t Say Whether Harassing Senators in Restaurants is ‘Going Too Far’
By Selected News Articles @ 3:27 PM :: 760 Views :: Congressional Delegation, First Amendment, Judiciary

...“This is the kind of activism that occurs and people make their own decisions. If they violate the law, then they have to account for that.”....

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Thursday, October 04, 2018
Hirono: FBI Investigation a 'Farce'
By Selected News Articles @ 12:44 PM :: 574 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Judiciary

...Hirono made the comments after MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow opined Wednesday that “Democrats don’t pressure the FBI the way that Republicans do.”....

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Hirono Rhetoric Backfires--"Republican Party Favorability Highest in Seven Years"
By Selected News Articles @ 7:22 PM :: 1062 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Judiciary, Republican Party

...Please keep putting this Senator Hir-Oh-NO-she-didn't-just-say-that-yes-she-did on TV every single day from now until the midterms....

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Monday, September 24, 2018
Senator Hirono Didn’t Always Tell Men to ‘Shut Up’ and Believe Accusers
By Selected News Articles @ 3:04 PM :: 1351 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Judiciary

...Senator Mazie Hirono today poses as a brave feminist cultural warrior, but when it really counted in her own backyard in Hawaii, she was AWOL....

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Sunday, September 23, 2018
Video: Hirono Left Twisting in Wind as Blasey-Ford 'Witnesses' Refuse to Back Story
By Video @ 3:16 PM :: 1430 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Judiciary

...Hirono: Kavanaugh Doesn’t Get Presumption of Innocence Because of His ‘Ideological Agenda’....

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Hirono: FBI Should Investigate Witness Tampering Against Alleged Kavanaugh Accuser
By Selected News Articles @ 12:44 PM :: 645 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Judiciary

...Hirono claimed Wednesday that the death threats that have allegedly been made against Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford are “witness tampering”....

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Hirono: SCOTUS Seat Could Stay Vacant for Two Years
By Selected News Articles @ 7:27 PM :: 996 Views :: Democratic Party, Congressional Delegation, Judiciary

...Senator Hirono says "I just want to say to the men of this country: Just shut up….”

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Sunday, September 16, 2018
Hawaii v Trump: House Judiciary Committee Moves to Ban Nationwide Injunctions
By News Release @ 11:09 PM :: 1190 Views :: Judiciary

...The Committee marked up HR6730 Sept 13.  Next stop, House floor....

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Supreme Court: Applicants Sought for Grand Jury Counsel, Disciplinary Board, Bar Examiners
By News Release @ 4:36 PM :: 732 Views :: Judiciary

...Applicants Sought to Fill Vacancy on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court and Applicants Sought for Board of Bar Examiners....

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Thursday, September 06, 2018
Hirono: Kavanaugh 'Critical' 8th Vote in Rice v Cayetano
By Andrew Walden @ 3:01 PM :: 1439 Views :: Hawaii History, Judiciary, OHA

...Will Justice Brett Kavanaugh become the ‘critical’ 8th vote against racially discriminatory OHA elections?  Could Kavanaugh become the ‘decisive’ 10th vote against the Hawaii Supreme Court’s Ceded Lands Decision.  Or maybe Hirono is afraid Kavanaugh will be the fifth vote against Nai Aupuni....

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Monday, August 13, 2018
Waihee Foreclosure Hour? Dubin Escapes 'Interim Suspension’ -- Still Facing Disbarment
By Andrew Walden @ 9:49 PM :: 2991 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

...Now we know how Waihee isn’t getting paid.... 

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Saturday, August 11, 2018
​Mortgage Fraud: DCCA ‘Findings of Fact’ Expose Dubin Financial
By Andrew Walden @ 1:45 AM :: 1864 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary, Politicians

...Hawaii foreclosure attorney Gary V Dubin and ex-Governor John Waihee III are going all-out in an effort to rustle up more foreclosure clients for the Dubin Law Firm—even as state disciplinary proceedings threaten Dubin’s law license....

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Thursday, August 09, 2018
Telescope: Cultural Property Ownership Gets You Only One Proceeding
By Robert Thomas @ 5:14 AM :: 982 Views :: Hawaii County , Higher Education, Judiciary

...The court held that Mr. Flores -- a native Hawaiian who claims a cultural interest in the mountaintop -- owned "property," but that he had the opportunity to protect that interest in a a parallel administrative proceeding, and didn't need another one....

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Monday, August 06, 2018
State Rolls Out Phase Two of Payroll Modernization
By News Release @ 8:55 PM :: 724 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Judiciary, OHA

...This second phase included an additional 20,000 employees of the Legislature, Judiciary, Office of Hawaiian Affairs and Executive branch departments....

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Saturday, August 04, 2018
Notice of Petition for Retention – The Honorable Kevin A. K. Souza
By News Release @ 10:30 PM :: 730 Views :: Family, Judiciary

...Written comments must be postmarked or faxed by Thursday, November 1, 2018....

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Thursday, August 02, 2018
Senate Unanimously Confirms Jill Otake to Serve on Hawaii Federal Court
By News Release @ 2:31 AM :: 785 Views :: Judiciary

...Jill Otake currently serves as an Assistant United States Attorney and as the Acting Chief of the Special Crimes Section in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Hawaii....

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Seeking Applicants for Independent Grand Jury Counsel – Fifth Circuit (Kauai)
By News Release @ 2:38 PM :: 653 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

...If you are interested in being considered for a one-year appointment, please submit a resume by November 02, 2018....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
Foreclosure Hour? ODC Investigation Targets Attorney Gary V Dubin
By Andrew Walden @ 11:15 PM :: 2284 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

...Governor John Waihee’s ‘Foreclosure Hour’ AM830 radio host, attorney Gary V Dubin, is being investigated by the State Office of Disciplinary Counsel....

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Saturday, July 28, 2018
Trump Hits Roadblocks in Remaking the Nation’s Most Liberal Court
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:13 PM :: 867 Views :: Judiciary

...Earlier this month, the Senate confirmed a Trump nominee from Hawaii to the 9th Circuit despite heavy opposition from conservative Republicans. Trump withdrew a nominee from Oregon, however, although he was regarded as conservative....

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Friday, July 20, 2018
Homeless Outreach Court expands to Wahiawa, Waianae
By News Release @ 1:49 PM :: 733 Views :: Homelessness, Judiciary

...During the first 18 months of the program 86 defendants participated in COC, 950 non-violent cases were cleared, and 39 people moved off the street and into housing....

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Senate Votes 72-27: Former AG Mark Bennett Confirmed to 9th Circuit Court
By News Release @ 3:55 AM :: 762 Views :: Judiciary

...Mark will put his skills and experience to good use on the bench as a fair and impartial judge, beholden to nothing but the law and the Constitution....

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Sunday, June 24, 2018
Travel Ban, Forced Union Dues Decisions Coming in Supreme Court's Final Week
By Selected News Articles @ 4:12 PM :: 1145 Views :: National News, Judiciary, Labor

...The union dues case, Janus v. AFSCME, is the latest challenge to a 1977 precedent called Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, which allows public sector unions to collect fees from non-members....

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Saturday, June 16, 2018
Chief Justice Appoints Shimozono, Yoo, Hiatt, and DeWeese as District Court Judges
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 852 Views :: Judiciary

...Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald has today appointed Kenneth J. Shimozono to the District Family Court of the First Circuit and Kristine Y. Yoo to the District Court of the First Circuit.  He has also appointed Mahilani E.K. Hiatt and Wendy M. DeWeese to the District Family Court of the Third Circuit....

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Friday, June 15, 2018
Audit: State Asset Forfeiture Program -- 30 Years Without Rules
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 1:06 AM :: 1201 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...after nearly 30 years since the program’s inception, the department has not yet adopted administrative rules describing procedures and practice requirements for asset forfeiture....

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hawaii Supreme Court Limits Jurisdiction of Civil Rights Commission
By News Release @ 11:18 PM :: 1410 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...The HTA decision drastically restricted and reduced the number of state and state-funded programs that are covered under § 368-1.5, as there are very few such programs or agencies that do not receive any federal funding....

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Sunday, June 10, 2018
Travel Ban? Janus? Supreme Court Poised for Blockbuster Finish
By Selected News Articles @ 3:00 PM :: 1497 Views :: National News, Judiciary, Labor

...With the U.S. Supreme Court approaching the conclusion of its 2017 – 2018 term, the justices are expected to release a deluge of decisions in the coming weeks....

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Friday, May 25, 2018
Kauai Fifth Circuit Seeking Per Diem District/Family Court Judge
By News Release @ 8:57 PM :: 1136 Views :: Kauai County, Judiciary

...The Fifth Circuit Court (Kauai) is seeking candidates for a Per Diem District/Family Court Judge....

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Friday, May 18, 2018
Chief Justice Seeks Public Comment on Judicial Nominees for the First and Third Circuits
By News Release @ 8:54 PM :: 493 Views :: Judiciary

...judicial nominees for four vacancies, two in the First Circuit (Island of Oahu) and two in the Third Circuit (Island of Hawaii)....

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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Senate Panel Approves Mark Bennett for Ninth Circuit
By Selected News Articles @ 12:02 PM :: 1754 Views :: Judiciary

...Mark Bennett, who served as Hawaii’s attorney general from 2003 to 2010, cleared the committee in an 18-2 vote and was a rare Trump nominee to receive more support from the Democrats on the committee than from the Republicans....

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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Secretive Commissions Determine Who Violates Anti-Discrimination Laws
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:54 PM :: 1895 Views :: Ethics, First Amendment, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...during oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Dec. 5, 2017, Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor questioned the commission’s hostility....

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
​Do You Think Lawyers Need Discipline? The Hawaii Supreme Court wants to hear from You
By News Release @ 7:18 PM :: 1212 Views :: Ethics, Judiciary

...The Hawaii Supreme Court Disciplinary Board oversees the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommends appropriate action....

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Friday, April 13, 2018
JSC Seeks Nominees for Appeals Court, First Circuit
By News Release @ 6:08 PM :: 853 Views :: Judiciary

...The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill the following anticipated judicial vacancies in the State of Hawaii....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Nomination of Mark Bennett Shows Limits Of Outside Group Influence On Judges
By Selected News Articles @ 8:25 PM :: 1699 Views :: Judiciary

...one of President Donald Trump’s nominees to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals shows that conventional wisdom isn’t quite right....

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Senate Panel Endorses Jill Otake for Bench in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 8:20 PM :: 1192 Views :: Judiciary

...The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved President Donald Trump’s nominee for a position on a federal court in Hawaii....

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Monday, April 09, 2018
Trump To Replace 'Liberal Lion' Of The Ninth Circuit
By Selected News Articles @ 4:28 AM :: 1465 Views :: Judiciary

...a conservative jurist will replace Judge Stephen Reinhardt....

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Friday, April 06, 2018
Chief Justice Appoints Kirstin M. Hamman as Maui District Court Judge
By News Release @ 10:15 PM :: 1363 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

...Recktenwald has today appointed Kirstin M. Hamman to the District Court of the Second Circuit (Island of Maui) to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Keith E. Tanaka....

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Maui: Six Nominees for 2nd District Court Judge
By News Release @ 3:40 PM :: 1547 Views :: Maui County, Judiciary

...Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald announced today that he is seeking public comment on judicial nominees for a vacancy in the District Court of the Second Circuit (Maui), to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Keith E. Tanaka....

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
Judiciary Program Dealing with bullies in school
By News Release @ 4:13 PM :: 2219 Views :: Education K-12, Judiciary

...“How many of you know someone who has been bullied?” asked Judge Heely....

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Thursday, March 08, 2018
Ige Names Lisa Ginoza chief judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 1649 Views :: Judiciary

...and James Ashford to the Circuit Court of the First Circuit....and Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald appoints Kevin T. Morikone to the District Court of the First Circuit....

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Friday, February 16, 2018
Trump Nominates Kenji Price US Attorney for Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:04 PM :: 1717 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...Mr. Price is currently the interim U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaiʻi....

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
​Hawaii bail system victimizes taxpayers, too
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:38 PM :: 1680 Views :: Judiciary, Law Enforcement

...government inefficiency is resulting in excessively high costs to Hawaii taxpayers....

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Bills: Skip ICA, Direct Appeals to Supreme Court
By Robert Thomas @ 8:55 PM :: 1212 Views :: Judiciary

...The bills, HB 2191 and HB 2194, would return the state court appeals system to the way it was prior to the 2006 amendments....

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Monday, February 12, 2018
Former AG Mark Bennett Appointed Federal Judge
By News Release @ 1:07 PM :: 2560 Views :: Judiciary

...If confirmed, Mark J. Bennett of Hawaiʻi will serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.....

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
JSC Releases Nominees for Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
By News Release @ 11:33 AM :: 1497 Views :: Judiciary

...to fill the anticipated vacancy created by the retirement of Intermediate Court of Appeals Chief Judge Craig H. Nakamura in March 2018....

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
JSC Releases Nominees for First Circuit Court
By News Release @ 11:18 AM :: 1355 Views :: Judiciary

...judicial nominees for two vacancies in the District Court of the First Circuit (Island of Oahu)....

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