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Notice #: 05523977
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The Judicial Selection Commission, State of Hawaii, announces that it is accepting the submission of names of applicants for the office of Judge, District Court of the Second Circuit, State of Hawaii. Applicants for this position must be qualified for and willing to accept an assignment to either the District Court or the District Family Court. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of The Honorable Reinette W. Cooper. The names of qualified individuals may be submitted by any interested person, including an applicant for the judicial office referred to in this notice.

The Constitution of the State of Hawaii provides that the Chief Justice shall fill a vacancy in the District Court of the First Circuit by appointing a person from a list of not less than six nominees presented by the Commission. The Constitution requires that persons selected by the Commission be residents and citizens of the State of Hawaii and of the United States and have been licensed to practice law by the Hawaii Supreme Court for a period of not less than five years preceding nomination. All names submitted to the Commission will be kept confidential by the Commission and should be delivered by mail to the following address not later than September 22, 2006.

Melvin Chiba, Chair
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaii / 417 South King Street / Honolulu, HI 96813
(SB05523977 8/21, 8/23, 8/25/06)