NOTICE OF ANTICIPATED JUDICIAL VACANCY
The Judicial Selection Commission is accepting applications and nominations for the anticipated judicial vacancy in the office of Chief Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, 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. An intermediate court of appeals chief judge shall have been licensed for a period of not less than ten years preceding nomination.
The Judicial Selection Commission will be publishing the list of applicants to the Judicial Selection Commission website as provided under Judicial Selection Commission Rule 5, Section Two: Confidentiality A.
When the names of the applicants are published, the public will be invited to provide comments to the Judicial Selection Commission for a specific period of time.
Nominators: The Commission also invites persons to nominate qualified individuals from all islands 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 January 15, 2024.
Applicants: The Commission invites anyone from all islands 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 to the address below on or before the application deadline of February 29, 2024.
Commission Chair Kamani B. Kuala’au
Judicial Selection Commission
State of Hawai’i
417 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawai’i 96813
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