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Kobayashi sworn in as Maui District Court Judge
Kobayashi sworn in as Maui District Court Judge
October 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Blaine Kobayashi was sworn in yesterday as Maui’s newest District Court Judge for the Second Circuit court encompassing Maui, Molokai and Lanai.  Kobayashi fills the vacancy created by the expiration of the term of Judge Simone Polak. Prior to his judicial appointment, Kobayashi served as a partner with the Carlsmith Ball law firm, representing individual […]


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VIDEO: Adrienne King, Lt Governor, Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
September 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Adrienne King, 2010 candidate for Lt. Governor (R) Transcript: Introduction:  Aloha, my name is Adrienne King and I’m running for Lt. Governor on the Republican ticket.  A little about myself–I was born in Detroit, Michigan; I came to Hawaii in ’72 after graduating from college in law school.  I came and met and married a […]


Kobayashi Appointed Maui District Court Judge
Kobayashi Appointed Maui District Court Judge
August 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Maui has a new District Court Judge.  Chief Justice Ronald T. Y. Moon appointed Blaine J. Kobayashi as judge of the District Court of the Second Circuit (islands of Maui, Lanai and Molokai).  Kobayashi fills the vacancy created by the expiration of the term of Judge Simone Polak. A partner with the Carlsmith Ball law […]


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VIDEO: Maui sign snatcher caught on surveillance
August 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher A Maui surveillance video that captures a sign snatcher in action is going viral as the campaign season on the Valley Isle heats up.  The incident occurred at 6:39 a.m. Sunday at a business in Wailuku town. Keith Regan, the campaign manager for former mayor Alan Arakawa said more than 50 large […]


Maui rings in new cell phone driving ban
Maui rings in new cell phone driving ban
July 7th, 2010 · Comments Off · Auto
 

By Wendy Osher Maui became the final county in the state to implement a cell phone driving ban with the bill officially taking effect yesterday. The measure makes it illegal to use a mobile electronic device or telephone while driving unless it is being used with a hands-free device. Maui’s law also prohibits the county’s […]


Mayor Charmaine Tavares Announces County of Maui Furlough Schedule
Mayor Charmaine Tavares Announces County of Maui Furlough Schedule
June 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

The county furlough schedule for the fiscal year that begins next week on July 1st, was released by the Mayor’s office today. All County of Maui civil service and appointed employees, excluding uniformed Police and Fire employees under separate collective bargaining agreements that do not include furloughs, will be furloughed 12 days between July 1, […]


President Obama Names Kobayashi to United States District Court
President Obama Names Kobayashi to United States District Court
April 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

President Barack Obama today nominated Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi, to the U.S. District Court of Hawaii.  The nomination was one of five announced today. Judge Kobayashi serves as a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Hawaii, a position she has held since 1999.  Prior to her appointment, she was an associate attorney (1984-1991) and […]