SENATE TO CONVENE SPECIAL SESSION TO CONFIRM TWO JUDGES


The Hawaiʻi State Senate will convene a special session for the purpose of reviewing the judicial appointments of Dan Gluck to the Intermediate Court of Appeals (ICA) and Lesley Maloian to the District Family Court of the First Circuit.

The process will begin with a Senate Judicial Committee hearing, chaired by Senator Karl Rhoads on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

View the hearing notice here: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/splsession2021b/Hearing%20JDC%2007-27-21.pdf

Members of the public who wish to testify via videoconference should use the Legislature's website (www.capitol.hawaii.gov) to submit their written testimony and select "yes" when asked if they will be testifying remotely for the hearing. Written testimony is required to participate via videoconference and must be submitted at least 24 hours before the hearing. Additional information and details are on the capitol website.

The Senate will convene in a floor session on Wednesday, July 28 at 10:00 a.m. This will be followed by a separate decision-making meeting of the Judiciary Committee at 10:30 a.m. Final Senate votes on the appointments are expected on Thursday, July 29 at 11:00 a.m.

The special session will only address the two pending judicial appointments.