Nelson v. Hawaiian Homes Commission

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SCAP-16-0000496 Electronically Filed Supreme Court SCAP-16-0000496 21-FEB-2018 02:56 PM IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF HAWAI I ________________________________________________________________ RICHARD NELSON III, KALIKO CHUN, JAMES AKIONA, SR., SHERILYN ADAMS, KELII IOANE, JR., and CHARLES AIPIA, Plaintiffs-Appellees-Cross-Appellants, vs. HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION, THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS, JOBIE MASAGATANI, in her official capacity as Chair of the Hawaiian Homes Commission, WILLIAM K. RICHARDSON, MICHAEL P. KAHIKINA, DOREEN NAPUA GOMES, GENE ROSS DAVIS, WALLACE A. ISHIBASHI, DAVID B. KAAPU, and WREN WESCOATT, in their official capacities as members of the Hawaiian Homes Commission, Defendants-Appellees-Cross-Appellees, and WESLEY MACHIDA, in his official capacity as the State Director of Finance, and the STATE OF HAWAI I, Defendants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees. ________________________________________________________________ APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST CIRCUIT (CAAP-16-0000496; CIV. NO. 07-1-1663) (By: ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION Recktenwald, C.J., Nakayama, McKenna, and Pollack, JJ., with Wilson, J., dissenting separately) Upon consideration of the Plaintiffs-Appellees-Cross- Appellants’ motion for reconsideration, filed February 15, 2018, the Defendants-Appellees-Cross-Appellees’ joinder thereto, filed February 16, 2018, and the record herein, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the motion is denied. DATED: Honolulu, Hawai i, February 21, 2018. /s/ Mark E. Recktenwald /s/ Paula A. Nakayama /s/ Sabrina S. McKenna /s/ Richard W. Pollack 2