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Williams v. State
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0001287

State v. Nilsawit
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-15-0000372

Waikiki v. Ho'omaka Village
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-16-0000011

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Jervis
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: SCAD-14-0000899

Waikiki v. Loo
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: SCPW-16-0000389

State v. Nakamura
Date: May 19, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0001162

State v. Manago
Date: May 18, 2016
Docket Number: CAAP-15-0000367

Yoshii v. State, Univ. of Hawaii
Date: May 18, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000383

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a State of Hawaii employee, was injured in an accident on the premises of the University of Hawaii Leward Community College one hour after he ended work for the day. The State denied Plaintiff’s claim for comp...

Gao v. State
Date: May 18, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0000694

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a former employee of the State, Department of the Attorney General, filed a workers’ compensation claim after he was diagnosed with depression and was later terminated. The sole question before the Labor and I...

Lambert v. Waha
Date: May 17, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0001024

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose out of a dispute over title to a parcel of land in Oahu. The ownership interests of Lesieli Teisina (Lesieli) and Peni Teisina (Peni), who held estates in common, were challenged by a co-owner of the prop...

Salera v. Caldwell
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: SCAP-15-0000106

Dela Cruz v. Quemado
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0000916

Villanueva v. State
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: SCWC-15-0000408

Salera v. Caldwell
Date: May 11, 2016
Docket Number: SCAP-15-0000106

Justia Opinion Summary: The City and County of of Honolulu provided refuse collection services through the use of front-end loader work crews to service 181 multi-unit residential properties and numerous City agencies. After the City decided to...

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