Moose v. Kaneshiro

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Electronically Filed Supreme Court SCPW-19-0000135 19-MAR-2019 01:47 PM SCPW-19-0000135 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF HAWAI#I _________________________________________________________________ KAENA MOOSE, Petitioner, vs. THE HONORABLE PATRICIA MCMANAMAN, Judge of the District Court of the First Circuit, State of Hawai#i, Respondent, and KEITH KANESHIRO, PROSECUTING ATTORNEY, Respondent. _________________________________________________________________ ORIGINAL PROCEEDING ORDER DENYING PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS AND/OR WRIT OF PROHIBITION (By: Recktenwald, C.J., Nakayama, McKenna, Pollack, and Wilson, JJ.) Upon consideration of petitioner Kaena Moose’s petition for writ of mandamus and/or prohibition, filed on March 5, 2019, the documents attached thereto and submitted in support thereof, and the record, it appears that, at this time and based on the record presented, petitioner fails to demonstrate that he is entitled to the requested writ of mandamus and/or writ of prohibition. See Kema v. Gaddis, 91 Hawai#i 200, 204, 982 P.2d 334, 338 (1999) (a writ of mandamus is an extraordinary remedy that will not issue unless the petitioner demonstrates a clear and indisputable right to relief and a lack of alternative means to redress adequately the alleged wrong or obtain the requested action; it is meant to restrain a judge of an inferior court from acting beyond or in excess of his or her jurisdiction); Honolulu Adv., Inc. v. Takao, 59 Haw. 237, 241, 580 P.2d 58, 62 (1978) (a writ of prohibition is an extraordinary remedy that is meant to restrain a judge of an inferior court from acting beyond or in excess of his jurisdiction). Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the petition for writ of mandamus and/or prohibition is denied. DATED: Honolulu, Hawai#i, March 19, 2019. /s/ Mark E. Recktenwald /s/ Paula A. Nakayama /s/ Sabrina S. McKenna /s/ Richard W. Pollack /s/ Michael D. Wilson 2