Umberger v. Crabtree

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Electronically Filed Supreme Court SCPW-17-0000738 15-NOV-2017 08:12 AM SCPW-17-0000738 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF HAWAI#I RENE UMBERGER, MIKE NAKACHI, KA#IMI KAUPIKO, WILLIE KAUPIKO, CONSERVATION COUNCIL FOR HAWAI#I, THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES, and CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, Petitioners, vs. THE HONORABLE JEFFREY P. CRABTREE, Judge of the Circuit Court of the First Circuit, State of Hawai#i, Respondent Judge, and DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF HAWAI#I, and PET INDUSTRY JOINT ADVISORY COUNCIL, Respondents. ORIGINAL PROCEEDING (CIVIL NO. 12-1-2625-10) ORDER DENYING PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS (By: Recktenwald, C.J., Nakayama, McKenna, Pollack, and Wilson, JJ.) Upon consideration of Petitioners’ petition for writ of mandamus, filed on October 23, 2017, petitioners’ supplement to the petition for writ of mandamus, filed on October 30, 2017, the respective supporting documents, and the record, it appears that petitioners fail to demonstrate a clear and indisputable right to the requested relief. See United States v. Kellington, 217 F.3d 1084, 1095 n.12 (9th Cir. 2000); Kema v. Gaddis, 91 Hawai#i 200, 204, 982 P.2d 334, 338 (1999). Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the petition for writ of mandamus is denied. DATED: Honolulu, Hawai#i, November 15, 2017. /s/ Mark E. Recktenwald /s/ Paula A. Nakayama /s/ Sabrina S. McKenna /s/ Richard W. Pollack /s/ Michael D. Wilson 2