Hawai‘i State Judiciary News Release — Second Circuit Seeking Applicants for Independent Grand Jury Counsel

Posted on Jan 3, 2023 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

WAILUKU, Hawai’i – The Circuit Court of the Second Circuit is seeking applications for independent grand jury counsel. The compensation shall be as provided by law.

Article I, Section 11 of the Constitution of the State of Hawai‘i establishes that whenever a grand jury is impaneled an independent counsel shall be appointed, as provided by law, to advise the members of the grand jury regarding matters brought before it.

In accordance with Hawai‘i Revised Statutes (§612-51 to §612-57), the Chief Justice of the Hawai‘i Supreme Court appoints grand jury counsel for the four judicial circuits of the state, selecting from among those individuals licensed to practice law in Hawai‘i who are not public employees.

If you are interested in being considered for a one-year appointment, please submit a letter indicating your interest and a resume by Monday, February 27, 2023 to:

Chief Judge Peter T. Cahill
Hoapili Hale
2145 Main Street
Wailuku, Hawai’i 96793
email to [email protected]

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Media contact:
Jan Kagehiro (she/her/hers)
Communications & Community Relations Director
Hawai‘i State Judiciary
417 S. King St. Suite 212
Honolulu, HI  96813
Office:  808-539-4914
Mobile:  808-260-5423