November 2013:
 
 
  • Deadline to Comment - Proposed Amendment to Hawai'i Family Court Rules is January 7, 2014--The Supreme Court of Hawaii seeks public comment regarding a proposal to amend the Hawaii Family Court Rules. The proposed amendments incorporate provisions contained in the Hawaii Rules of Civil Procedure and the Rules of the Circuit Courts of the State of Hawaii that would improve the practice of law in Family Court.
  • Deadline to Comment - Proposed Amendments to the Hawai'i Rules of Penal Procedure is January 7, 2014--The Supreme Court of Hawaii seeks public comment regarding proposals to amend Rules 5, 10, and 11 of the Hawaii Rules of Penal Procedure and to add Form K - Change of Plea.

October 2013

  • The First Circuit Court is seeking applications for Independent Grand Jury Counsel for a one-year appointment. Deadline to Apply is February 14, 2014.

  • The Third Circuit Court is seeking applicants to serve as Independent Grand Jury Counsel for a one-year appointment in either Hilo or Kona. Deadline to Apply is March 15, 2014.  

 
September 2013

  • NOMINATIONS WANTED FOR JURIST OF THE YEAR: Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald is requesting members of the Hawaii State Bar Association to submit nominations for the Judiciary’s 2013 Jurist of the Year award. More on the award and nomination process here.
  • The District Family Court and District Court of the Second Circuit are accepting applications from attorneys interested in serving as per diem District Judges. Deadline to apply is November 15, 2013. See more here.


August 2013

  • The Supreme Court seeks comment on proposed amendment to Rules of the Supreme Court of Hawaii 2.17(c) and (d).  The comment deadline is November 5, 2013.
  • The Fifth Circuit Court is seeking applicants to serve as 2014 Grand Jury Counsel.  Prospective applicants can submit their resume via mail or Fax to:

    Chief Judge Randal Valenciano
    3970 Ka'ana Street
    Lihue,  Hawaii  96766
    Fax #: (808) 482-2662
     
    The deadline for applications is October 28, 2013.



JUNE 2013
  • The Judiciary, 5th Circuit, on the island of Kauai, is seeking candidates for Per Diem District Judges to serve on a per diem basis and as necessary to provide auxiliary judicial functions. Per Diem Judges shall receive per diem compensation of $694.57 for the days on which actual service is rendered. Per Diem Judges may serve in the District Court, Family Court, or both, and may engage in the private practice of law during their term of service.  A Per Diem District Judge shall reside in the judicial circuit (Kauai) for which he/she is appointed and shall have been an attorney licensed to practice in all the courts of the State for at least five years.

    Interested applicants need to complete the Judiciary application and submit one copy to Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald and three copies to Chief Judge Randal Valenciano by
    October 04, 2013.

MAY 2013
  • The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting nominations and applications to fill the following judicial vacancy in the State of Hawaii:

    District Judge, District Court of the Second Circuit (Maui)

    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. A judge of the district court shall have been licensed to practice law for a period of not less than five 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. For more information view the press release.

APRIL 2013
  • The Circuit Court of the Second Court is seeking applications for Independent Grand Jury Counsel. If you are interested in being considered for a one year appointment, please submit a resume by April 30, 2013 to Judge Joseph E. Cardoza, 2145 Main Street, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793.

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013

  • The Hawaii Supreme Court seeks comments on proposals to amend the Hawaii Rules Governing Trust Accounting and Rules 11 and 17 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii.
  • The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting nominations and applications to fill the following judicial vacancy in the State of Hawaii: District Judge, District Court of the First Circuit (Oahu). For more information visit bit.ly/Wt8VbX


 

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