2021 District of Hawaii Civics Contest Winners

The District of Hawaii winners of the 9th Circuit Civics Essay and Video Contest were honored June 30, 2021 with a court sponsored virtual ceremony, with Judge Jill Otake presiding. Congratulations to the following winners:

Essay Contest:
1st Place - Abby Suk (‘Iolani School)
2nd Place - John Vierra (‘Iolani School)
3rd Place - Bella Dadzie (West Hawaii Explorations Academy)

Video Contest:
1st Place - Teah Simon (‘Iolani School)
2nd Place - Logan Doi and Moana Chun-Rivas (Kaiser High School)
3rd Place - Peilin Sun (Kaiser High School)

Click here to view the videos and essays 


Ninth Circuit Announces 2021 Civics Contest Winners

Congratulations to Hawaii's Teah Simon for placing 2nd in the video contest! 

Please click here to view the press release.


July 16, 2021 Temporary General Order RE:Motions for Compassionate Release During the COVID-19

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Public Posting of Announcement for Treatment and Second Chance Act Services

The U.S. Probation Office and the U.S. Pretrial Services Office in the District of Hawaii are in the process of soliciting services for Fiscal Year 2021 and FY 2022, which may include urine collection, drug and alcohol testing, drug and alcohol treatment services, sex offender services, mental health treatment services, transitional housing, job training, workforce development, tattoo removal, cognitive behavioral therapy, domestic violence, and financial counseling/education. In accordance with the solicitation process, it is requested that the attached notice be posted until 9/30/2021.