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State v. Magbulos
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0001337
State v. Visintin
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0000391
Fuche Corporation, Inc. v. Leung
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-15-0000406
Hanes v. Gangnes
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: SCPW-18-0000466
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Omiya  
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0000133

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was whether a certificate of title was entered when a deed was accepted by the Office of the Assistant Registrar of the Land Court and stamped with a new certificate of title number. Plaintiff-mortgagor brought...

Pasco v. Board of Trustees of the Employees’ Retirement System
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-13-0003629
Pele Defense Fund v. Department of Land and Natural Resources
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0001033
Stonecrest Acquisitions, LLC v. Rundgren
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-17-0000031
State v. Wilson
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-15-0000682
State v. Bukoski
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-17-0000233
State v. Dykas
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-17-0000352
Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. v. Fujikawa Associates, Inc.  
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-14-0000842

Justia Opinion Summary: Haw. Rev. Stat. 386-8, which governs a third party’s liability for workers’ compensation, provides the exclusive remedy for an employer to recover workers’ compensation benefits from a third-party tortfeasor. An employe...

LCP-Maui, LLC v. Tucker
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-15-0000109
Century Campus Housing Management, L.P. v. Elda Hana, LLC
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: SCWC-15-0000470
Grube v. Trader  
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: SCPW-17-0000927

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case regarding Petitioner’s request to access judicial records and documents related to a circuit court criminal proceeding, the Supreme Court ordered that the circuit court unseal the documents and that Petition...

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