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Notice #: 05525031
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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, Circuit Court of the First Circuit, State of Hawaii. This anticipated vacancy will occur upon the retirement of The Honorable Marcia J. Waldorf on December 31, 2006. 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 Governor shall fill a vacancy in the Circuit Court by appointing a person from a list of not less than four 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 ten 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 November 15, 2006.

Melvin Chiba, Chair
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawaii / 417 South King Street / Honolulu, HI 96813
(SB05525031 10/16, 10/18, 10/20/06)