COURT NEWS FOR DECEMBER 2010
- Additional Appellate eFiling
Training Scheduled: Additional eFiling web training has been scheduled for
the following Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.: December 8, 15, and
22. To sign up, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Information,
instructions on using the Appellate e-filing system, and an online video
of the training session are available at www.courts.state.hi.us/legal_references/efiling.html
- Hawaii Supreme Court to hear
oral argument at the new Ronald T. Y. Moon Judiciary Complex in Kapolei on
December 2nd. Read the press release.
COURT NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 2010
- Public Meeting on Kona
Judiciary Complex Site Selection Scheduled on November 18. Read the press release.
COURT NEWS FOR OCTOBER 2010
- Left to Right: Judge
Jeannette H. Castagnetti, Judge Fa'auuga To'oto'o, and Judge Colette
Y. Garibaldi were recently sworn in as Judges of the Circuit Court of the
First Circuit by CJ Recktenwald. Judge Jeannette H. Castagnetti and
Judge Colette Y. Garibaldi’s swearing in ceremony was September 30th and
Judge Fa'auuga To'oto'o’s swearing in ceremony was October 7. Photo
compliments of the Hawaii Judiciary.
COURT NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 2010
CJ's Day: Above: CJ Recktenwald
relaxes on the steps of the courthouse with his wife Gailynn (right) and
daughter Sarah after his swearing in at the Supreme Court yesterday,
September 14, 2010. Below left: With HSBA President Hugh Jones. Below
right: Celebrating with HSBA President-elect Louise Ing.
September 27: An Update to the Hawaii Court Records Rules and Forms
Read the order.
- REMINDER! Appellate
eFiling Launches on Monday, September 27: Read the official announcement.
- Court News:
Supplemental Order of Assignment: Read the order
regarding Assignment of the Business of the Circuit Court of the First
Circuit, State of Hawai’i.
- District Court
of the Third Circuit: District Court Civil Summons. Read the memo.
- State Senate
Confirms Mark Recktenwald as Chief Justice and Blaine Kobayashi as a Judge
for Maui District Court: Read the press release.
COURT NEWS FOR AUGUST 2010
Sherri Ann L. Iha (top left), Steven M. Nakashima (top
right), Michael K. Tanigawa (bottom right) and Matthew J. Viola (bottom
left) were sworn in as judges of the District Court of the First Circuit
on Thursday, August 26, at the Supreme Court Courtroom.
- District Court
Accepting Per Diem Judge Applications: The District Court Court of
the First Circuit is accepting applications
from attorneys interested in serving as per diem District Judges.An
original and three copies of completed applications must be received by
September 23, 2010. Read the press release.
Lingle Nominates Mark Recktenwald for Chief Justice of the Hawaii Supreme
Court: HSBA has notified members of the nomination in an email blast and
is seeking comment no later than Wednesday, August 18 at 12 Noon.
- Big Island
Rural District Court Calendars to Change in October: In light of
the shortage of sheriffs on the Big Island and the Sheriffs Office’s new
requirement that unless two officers are available to staff a courthouse
none will be provided, proceedings normally heard at the District Courts
of North Kohala and Hamakua will be heard at the South Kohala District
Court. In addition, the Kau District Court calendar will move to the
District Court courthouse in Kona. The changes are effective October 1 and
will be in place until further notice. Read the press release.
- New 2010 Child
Support Guidelines have been announced in a Family Court Memorandum: State law
requires the Family Court, the Child Support Enforcement Agency, and the
Office of Child Support Hearings to use these Guidelines for all child
support cases. Read the press release.
COURT NEWS FOR JULY 2010
Lingle Announces Her Nomination of Judge Katherine Leonard as Chief
Justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court: On July 22,
2010, HSBA members were alerted of the nomination in an email blast
and are invited to submit comment.
Judge Anticipated Vacancy, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii: Read the public notice and
obtain an application. Application deadline is August 9, 2010.
- Order Rescinding
Statewide Court Administrative Orders and Memoranda: Read the notice.
FORECLOSURE AUCTIONS PROHIBITED FROM BEING HELD ON COURT PROPERTY: Read the press release.
COURT NEWS FOR JUNE 2010
for Electronic Filing in the Appellate Courts: Learn more information.
- Procedure of
Filing Appeals at Intermediate Court Becomes Permanent on June 29: Read the press release.
COURT NEWS FOR APRIL 2010
- Proposed Trustee
Rule up for Comment: HSBA Solo Practitioners are
encouraged to comment. You can view the rule on the Court's webpage by accessing
the RSS feed above. Read the HSBA's comments.
COURT NEWS FOR MARCH 2010
Notice: Family Court, First Circuit - Read the notice here.
Application deadline is April 29, 2010.
- SAVE THE DATE: March 11- Swearing-in Ceremonies for Larry Reifurth, Associate
Judge of the Intermediate Court of Appeals and Edward Kubo, Judge of the
Circuit Court of the First Circuit.
- March 1, 2010: the Senate confirmed the following
appointments: Lisa Ginoza and R. Mark Browning. For the announcement,
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