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April 11, 2018

Oral Arguments Set on 1993 Water Use Permit for Moloka‘i Ranch Subsidiary

At issue is a 2017 dismissal by the CWRM of the remanded application by Molokaʻi Ranch to use water from a well to redevelop an abandoned golf course and resort
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December 19, 2017

High Court Hears Argument on Parental Rights of Same-Sex Couples

The State presented oral arguments saying that same-sex spouses must be treated as the presumed parents of children born during their marriage
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October 27, 2017

DLNR Responds to Aquarium Fishing Permits Ruling

Judge Crabtree ruled that, based upon a state Supreme Court opinion, existing permits for fine mesh nets used for catch of aquarium fish are illegal and invalid
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September 08, 2017

DLNR Halts Aquarium Fish Permits After Hawai‘i High Court Ruling

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources says it has discontinued the issuance and renewal of aquarium fish permits pending further guidance.
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September 06, 2017

Hawai‘i Supreme Court Orders Halt of Commercial Aquarium Fishery

State must study environmental impacts before permitting unlimited extraction of reef fish
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August 28, 2017

Hawai‘i Supreme Court Rejects Request for State Repair of Waikiki Seawalls

The Hawaiʻi Supreme Court rejected a request by Waikiki apartment and condo owners to order the state to pay for repairs to a damaged seawall, or for attorney fees after 10 years of litigation.
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June 28, 2017

Hawai‘i Supreme Court Associate Justice Earns International Recognition

Hawaiʻi Supreme Court Associate Justice Sabrina McKenna was recently honored for her major contributions to the legal profession, excelling as a leader, and...
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April 27, 2017

Hawai‘i Supreme Court Holds Oral Argument at Maui’s Baldwin HS

More than 500 students attended oral argument for the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court today at Baldwin High School in an outreach event hosted by the Judiciary.
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April 25, 2017

Hawaiʻi Supreme Court to Hold Oral Argument at Maui’s Baldwin High School

As part of the Judiciary’s Courts in the Community outreach program, the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court will hear oral argument on April 27 at Maui's Baldwin High School
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April 08, 2017

Remigio, Eddins, and Hiraoka Sworn In

The Honorable Catherine H. Remigio, along with Todd W. Eddins, and Keith K. Hiraoka were inducted into office as judges of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit.
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October 06, 2016

State Supreme Court Issues Opinions on Haleakalā Telescope

The first opinion unanimously agreed that the management plan for the Haleakalā summit provided a sufficient assessment of potential environmental impacts from the Telescope.
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September 01, 2016

Laumaka Furlough Escapee Apprehended on Molokaʻi

Furlough escapee, George Alberts Goings, III was charged Tuesday with 2nd degree escape, a class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison.
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November 18, 2015

VIDEO: Hawaiʻi Supreme Court Issues Order on TMT

The state Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order that effectively halts construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea while the court’s final decision on an appeal is under review.
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October 01, 2015

Online Travel Companies Pay State Millions

The State of Hawai‘i has recovered $53.1 million in general excise taxes, penalties and interest from online travel companies, including Travelocity.Com LLP, Expedia Inc., Orbitz LLC and Priceline.Com LLP from tax litigation that began in 2011.
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August 17, 2015

Applicants Sought for Board of Bar Examiners

he Nominating Committee of the Hawai‘i Supreme Court is accepting applications from attorneys who wish to serve as members of the Board of Bar Examiners.
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