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Native Hawaiian attorney confirmed for Hawaii appeals court

Aug. 27, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Senate on Friday voted to approve Gov. David Ige's nomination of Native Hawaiian attorney Sonja McCullen to serve on the Intermediate Court of Appeals. Senators voted 24-0, with one senator excused, to confirm MuCullen, who currently serves...

Hawaii Senate committee endorses Ige appeals court nominee

Aug. 26, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously voted to recommend confirmation of Gov. David Ige's latest nomination to the state appeals court. Without discussion, the seven-member panel voted to endorse Sonja McCullen for the...

Senators hear praise of Ige's new appeals court nominee

Aug. 25, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — People on Wednesday praised Gov. David Ige's latest nominee to serve on the Intermediate Court of Appeals, telling the Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee that Sonja McCullen was highly qualified for the job. The Senate last month voted down Ige's first...

Hawaii Senate panel hears testimony on appeals court nominee

Jul. 27, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday heard testimony on the nomination of Daniel Gluck, the executive director of the Hawaii Ethics Commission, to serve on the Intermediate Court of Appeals. Critics have questioned Gov. David Ige’s choice...