Last Thursday, April 13, 2017, Hawaii got its newest appellate court judge when HAWSCT Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald administered the oath of office to the Honorable Derrick H.M. Chan.
[photo from the Judiciary's website]
Formerly the Chief Judge of Hawaii's First Circuit Court, Judge Chan joins the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals as an Associate Judge. Prior to his appointment to the appellate bench, Judge Chan served on the First Circuit Court since August 2000.
Judge Chan fills the vacancy on the Intermediate Court of Appeals after the retirement of Judge Dan Foley.
For more about Judge Chan's swearing in, visit the Judiciary's website here.
To see a full list of the six judges who serve on the Intermediate Court of Appeals, go here.