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Notice #: 0001252394-01
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The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations for the anticipated judicial vacancies in the offices of Two (2) District Judges, District Court of the First Circuit (island of O’ahu) and 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 judge or 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 no later than the nomination deadline of Monday, February 17, 2020.
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. Please specify if you are applying for the position of District Judge, District Family Judge, or both.
TO APPLY: Please visit the Commission’s website and fill out form JS-P-084, Application for Judicial Office Form. The application must be postmarked or delivered to the address below on or before the application deadline of Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Commission Chair Ronette M. Kawakami, Esq.
Judicial Selection Commission State of Hawai’i
417 South King Street Honolulu, Hawai’i 96813 Website:
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