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Judge Michael D. Wilson. Photo courtesy Office of the Governor, State of Hawaiʻi.
Judge Michael Wilson Appointed to Hawaiʻi Supreme Court
February 18th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Maui News
 

The appointment is subject to state Senate confirmation and fills the upcoming vacancy being created by the retirement of Associate Justice Simeon Acoba next month.


Maui High School junior Christopher Kim.  Courtesy photo.
Maui HS Junior Wins $500 for Essay on Volunteering
October 31st, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Maui High School junior Christopher Kim was recognized by the Hawai`i State Bar Association and the Hawai`i Access to Justice Commission for an essay he wrote on volunteerism.


File photo by Wendy Osher.
Hawaiʻi Supreme Court Issues Order to Disbar Maui Attorney
April 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Hawaiʻi Supreme Court issued an order to disbar Maui Attorney Steven B. Songstad from practicing law in the State of Hawaiʻi.


Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald. Courtesy of Hawaii News Now.
Applicants Sought for Chair of the Elections Commission
March 28th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business, Maui Election
 

Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald is seeking applicants for Chair of the 9-member Hawaii State Elections Commission.


Councilmember Mike White. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Ethics Complaints Against Councilmember White Dismissed
April 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

While the Board was reviewing the complaints it recently dismissed, two additional complaints were filed with the Board


Hawaii Judiciary Seeking Non-Attorney To Oversee Dishonest Lawyers
Hawaii Judiciary Seeking Non-Attorney To Oversee Dishonest Lawyers
March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Applicants are being sought by the Hawaii Judiciary to fill a vacancy on the board of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (LFCP).


Governor Selects Judge McKenna as Supreme Court Nominee
Governor Selects Judge McKenna as Supreme Court Nominee
January 25th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Governor Neil Abercrombie today introduced his nomination for Associate Justice to the Hawaii Supreme Court.


Mark Recktenwald nominated as Chief Justice for Hawaii Supreme Court
Mark Recktenwald nominated as Chief Justice for Hawaii Supreme Court
August 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Governor Linda Lingle today nominated Associate Justice Mark E. Recktenwald to serve as Chief Justice of the Hawai‘i State Supreme Court.  If confirmed, Recktenwald, 54, would succeed Chief Justice Ronald Moon to become Hawai‘i’s fifth Chief Justice; serving an initial 10-year term as the head of the State’s highest court, while overseeing the Hawai‘i Judiciary. “I […]


Sol Kahoohalahala being interviewed for television coverage of the September 2008 Primary Election.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
Hawaii Supreme Court Rules on Kahoohalahala Residency
October 20th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The Hawaii Supreme Court issued an opinion today that Maui County Councilmember Sol Kahoohalahala is without merit in a challenge over his residency in the 2008 election. The case began when Lanai resident Micahel Dupree and 11 other registered voters from Lanai sent letters to the county clerk alleging that Kahoohalahala was not a resident […]


File Photo Courtesy Office of the Governor, State of Hawaii.
GOVERNOR NOMINATES NAKAMURA AS CHIEF JUDGE FOR APPEALS COURT
July 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Governor Linda Lingle today named Craig H. Nakamura to serve as the chief judge of the Hawai’i Intermediate Court of Appeals. Nakamura served as an associate judge on the Intermediate Court of Appeals since April 2004.  If confirmed by the State Senate, he would fill the seat left vacant by former Chief Judge Mark Recktenwald, […]


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