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Kekona v. Bornemann
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-29036

Justia Opinion Summary: Since 1993, Defendant claimed lawful ownership of a property that was fraudulently transferred to him as part of a conspiracy to prevent Plaintiffs from collecting on a judgment. After two remands, a third jury found tha...

State v. Nofoa
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000984

Mount v. Apao
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0002610

In re Estate of Baravalle
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000386

Nomura v. Tanigawa
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: SCPW-15-0000193

English v. Cardoza
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: SCPW-15-0000236

Nichols v. State
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000043

Kellberg v. Yuen
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000266

Justia Opinion Summary: The Planning Director of the County of Hawaii approved the application of Michael Pruglo to consolidate and resubdivide the pre-existing lots on his forty-nine-acre parcel of land. Mark Kellberg, who owned land adjacent...

State v. Santiago
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-11-0000892

Lafaele v. State
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000773

State v. Nofoa
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-12-0000984

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Petitioner was convicted of terroristic threatening in the second degree and kidnapping. The Intermediate Court of Appeals affirmed Petitioner’s conviction and sentence. The Supreme Court reversed, ho...

Deutsche Bank Nat’l Trust Co. v. Amasol
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0000040

Justia Opinion Summary: After Defendants fell behind on their mortgage payments, their lender (“the Bank”) commenced a non-judicial foreclosure sale of the property, acquired the property at auction, and filed an ejectment action. The circuit c...

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Weber
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: SCAD-14-0001377

Kodama v. Kodama
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-11-0000641

Letoto v. State
Date: April 8, 2015
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0001479

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