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HSJ News Release: Hamman Sworn-In

Posted on Dec 17, 2021 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

WAILUKU, HI – The Hawaii State Supreme Court convened in special session on December 17 for the swearing-in of the Honorable Kirstin M. Hamman as Judge of the Circuit Court of the Second Circuit (Maui County).

The ceremony was livestreamed on the Judiciary’s YouTube channel. A limited number of family, friends, and colleagues gathered in the courtroom at the Hoapili Hale courthouse, where strict health-and-safety measures were required for attendees.

Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald presided over the ceremony and administered the oath of office. Guest speakers were: Maui County Bar Association President Yukari Murakami; Hawaii State Bar Association President Levi K. Hookano; Hawaii State Trial Judges Association President Judge Summer M.M. Kupau-Odo; Judicial Selection Commission Chair Nadine Y. Ando; Senate President Ronald D. Kouchi; and Gov. David Y. Ige.

ATTACHED PHOTO:  Kirstin M. Hamman, Circuit Court Judge of the Second Circuit (Maui County), will serve a term of ten years, from December 17, 2021 to December 16, 2031.

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