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The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations for the anticipated judicial vacancy in the office of District Judge, District Court of the First Circuit (island of O’ahu). 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 judge of the district court shall have been licensed for a period of not less than five years preceding nomination. The Commission invites anyone who meets the constitutional requirements to apply directly to the Commission. The Commission also invites persons to nominate qualified individuals for the position. Nominators: Mail your nomination to the address below with the nominee’s mailing address as soon as possible and not later than January 9, 2015. TO APPLY: Visit the Commission’s website to review the application instructions and fill out one Application for Judicial Office, form JS-P-084. The application must be post-marked or delivered to the address below on or before February 23, 2015.


The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawai’i, announces that the term of the Honorable Lono J. Lee, Judge, District Court of the First Circuit, State of Hawai’i, will expire on June 9, 2015. Judge Lee, in accordance with Section 3, Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Hawai’i, has petitioned to be retained in office and to be renewed for an additional term. The Constitution of the State of Hawai’i empowers the Commission to determine whether Judge Lee should be retained in office for an additional term of six years. The Commission invites interested persons to submit written comments or fill out an evaluation form on whether Judge Lee should be retained in office for a new term. All written comments and evaluation forms will be kept CONFIDENTIAL. Please visit the Commission’s website to access and fill out the form JS-P-081, Judicial Retention Evaluation. Written comments and/or form JS-P-081 must be postmarked or faxed by February 23, 2015.

Commission Chair Doris M. Ching, EdD, 417 S. King Street, Honolulu, Hawai’i, 96813,
FAX: (808) 538-5205.
Website: http://www.courts.

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