Special Session Planned On Hawaii Court Nominees

Sep 8, 2019

The Hawaii Senate is scheduled to convene Sept. 16 in special session to review nominees to the state courts.

Hearings on the appointees before the Senate Committee on Judiciary begin Tuesday at 10 a.m. in room 16 of the state Capitol.

The gubernatorial nominees up for consideration by the Senate are:

• Clyde J. Wadsworth to the Intermediate Court of Appeals as associate judge for a term of 10 years.

• Kevin A.K. Souza to the First Circuit Court for a 10-year term.

• Lisa W. Cataldo to the First Circuit Court for a term to expire in 10 years.

• Ronald G. Johnson to the First Circuit Court for a 10-year term.

• Trish K. Morikawa to the First Circuit Court for a term to expire in 10 years.

• John M. Tonaki to the First Circuit Court for a 10-year term.

• Jeffrey A. Hawk to the Third District Court for a 6-year term.

'Olelo Community Media plans to broadcast the hearings live on Channel 49.