SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TWO JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS


The Hawai'i State Senate convened today it’s second special session of 2021 to consider the judicial appointments of Daniel Gluck to the Intermediate Court of Appeals (ICA) and Lesley Maloian to the District Family Court of the First Circuit.


Following a five-hour long hearing on Tuesday, July 27, the Senate Committee on Judiciary voted today at it’s decision-making meeting to not recommend that the Senate consent to the appointment of Gluck to the ICA. Senators Rhoads, Gabbard and Lee voted in support of the nominee, while Senators Keohokalole, Acasio, Kim and Fevella voted in opposition.


The Committee also voted today to recommend that the Senate consent to the appointment of Lesley Maloian to the District Family Court of the First Circuit.


Final Senate votes on the two judicial appointments will take place tomorrow (Thursday, July 29) at 11:00 a.m.