NOTICE OF ANTICIPATED JUDICIAL VACANCY

The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations for the anticipated judicial vacancy in the office of the District Family Judge, First Circuit (island of O’ahu), State of Hawai’i.  The Constitution of the State of Hawai’i requires that the persons selected by the Commission be residents and citizens of the State of Hawai’i and of the United States, and have been licensed to practice law by the Hawai’i Supreme Court.  A district family judge shall have been licensed for a period of not less than five years preceding nomination.
Nominators:  The Commission also invites persons to nominate qualified individuals for the position.  Mail your nomination to the address below with the nominee’s full name and mailing address as soon as possible and not later than the nomination deadline of May 1, 2017.
Applicants: The Commission invites anyone who meets the constitutional requirements and is interested in the position to apply directly to the Commission.  Applicants are not required to nominate themselves.
TO APPLY:  Please visit the Commission’s website and fill out form JS-P-084, the Application for Judicial Office Form.  The application must be postmarked or delivered to the address below on or before the application deadline of June 15, 2017.

Commission Chair James A. Kawachika, Esq.
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawai’i
417 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawai’i 96813
Website: 
http://www.courts.state.hi.us/courts/judicial_
selection_commission
(SA971717   3/19, 3/20, 3/21, 3/22, 3/23, 3/24, 3/25/17)

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