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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Judicial Vacancy – Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals
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Notice of Extended Deadline for Applications for Judicial Vacancy – Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawai’i

News Release from Hawaii Judiciary, March 8, 2024

The Judicial Selection Commission is extending the deadline for applications and nominations to fill the following judicial vacancy in the State of Hawaiʻi:

Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawaiʻi

The Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi requires that the persons selected by the Commission be residents and citizens of the State of Hawaiʻi and of the United States, and have been licensed to practice law by the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court.  An intermediate court of appeals chief judge shall have been licensed for a period of not less than ten years preceding nomination.  No judge shall, during the term of office, engage in the practice of law, or run for or hold any other office or position of profit under the United States, the State or its political subdivisions.

The term of office of an intermediate court of appeals chief judge shall be ten years.  The current annual salary in Hawaiʻi of an intermediate court of appeals chief judge is $229,272. [1]

The Judicial Selection Commission will be publishing the list of applicants to the Judicial Selection Commission website as provided under Judicial Selection Commission Rule 5, Section Two:  Confidentiality A.

When the names of the applicants are published, the public will be invited to provide comments to the Judicial Selection Commission for a specific period of time.

Full-time judges also receive employer contributions to premiums for enrollment in the state-sponsored medical, drug, vision and dental plans, a free life insurance policy, state retirement benefits, a deferred compensation supplemental retirement savings plan, 13 paid holidays annually (14 days during election years), 21 vacation and 21 sick leave days per year.  Benefits are subject to modification or termination due to changes in statutes, pertinent rules and regulations.  Judges shall be retired upon attaining the age of seventy years.

The Commission invites anyone from all islands who meets the constitutional requirements and is interested in the position to apply directly to the Commission.

TO APPLY: Please visit the Commission’s website and fill out form JS-P-084, Application for Judicial Office Form.  The application must be postmarked to the address below on or before the extended application deadline of May 7, 2024.

Commission Chair Kamani B. Kualaʻau
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaiʻi
417 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813

___________________________

[1]  The salary is current as of the press release date and is subject to change.  The salary is determined by the Commission on Salaries pursuant to Article XVI, Section 3.5, of the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi and Section 26-56, of the Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes, and any subsequent action taken by the Legislature.

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Notice of Anticipated Judicial Vacancy – Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawai’i (Release Date: 12/01/2023)

JSC Press Release,  December 1, 2023

NOTICE OF ANTICIPATED JUDICIAL VACANCY

The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations to fill the following anticipated judicial vacancy in the State of Hawaiʻi:

Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawaiʻi

The Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi requires that the persons selected by the Commission be residents and citizens of the State of Hawaiʻi and of the United States, and have been licensed to practice law by the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court.  An intermediate court of appeals chief judge shall have been licensed for a period of not less than ten years preceding nomination.  No judge shall, during the term of office, engage in the practice of law, or run for or hold any other office or position of profit under the United States, the State or its political subdivisions.

The term of office of an intermediate court of appeals chief judge shall be ten years.  The annual salary in Hawaiʻi of an intermediate court of appeals chief judge is $229,272 1

The Judicial Selection Commission will be publishing the list of applicants to the Judicial Selection Commission website as provided under Judicial Selection Commission Rule 5, Section Two:  Confidentiality A.

When the names of the applicants are published, the public will be invited to provide comments to the Judicial Selection Commission for a specific period of time.

Full-time judges also receive employer contributions to premiums for enrollment in the state-sponsored medical, drug, vision and dental plans, a free life insurance policy, state retirement benefits, a deferred compensation supplemental retirement savings plan, 13 paid holidays annually (14 days during election years), 21 vacation and 21 sick leave days per year.  Benefits are subject to modification or termination due to changes in statutes, pertinent rules and regulations.  Judges shall be retired upon attaining the age of seventy years.

The Commission invites anyone from all islands who meets the constitutional requirements and is interested in the position to apply directly to the Commission.

Applicants:
Prior to submitting your application, submit a letter with a contact phone number and an e-mail address specifying the vacancy for which you are applying.

The Commission also invites persons to nominate qualified individuals from all islands for the position.  Nominators: Mail your nomination to the address below with the nominee’s full name and mailing address as soon as possible and not later than the nomination deadline of Monday, January 15, 2024.

TO APPLY: Please visit the Commission’s website and fill out form JS-P-084, Application for Judicial Office Form.  The application must be postmarked to the address below on or before the application deadline of Thursday, February 29, 2024.

Commission Chair Kamani B. Kualaʻau
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaiʻi
417 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96813

___________________________

1   The salary is current as of the press release date and is subject to change.  The salary is determined by the Commission on Salaries pursuant to Article XVI, Section 3.5, of the Constitution of the State of Hawaiʻi and Section 26-56, of the Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes, and any subsequent action taken by the Legislature.

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