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District Court for the District of Hawaii Court Cases
EE Black, Ltd. v. Marshall (1980)
Melvin K. Soong, Asst. U. S. Atty., Walter M. Heen, U. S. Atty., Honolulu, Hawaii, Maimon Schwarzschild,[**] U. S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Div., Washington, D. C., for defendants.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civ. No. 79-0132
United States v. Kim (1976)
As part of their investigation into suspected gambling activities, agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) used an 800 millimeter telescope with a 60 millimeter opening to observe activities in defendant Peter Kim's apartment and on his balcony. The building from which the surveillance was conducted was approximately a quarter of a mile from Kim's building; there were no buildings in the line of sight located significantly closer to Kim's building.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Cr. Nos. 75-0154, 75-0155 and 76-0005
Section 8 of Act 105 of the 1978 Session Laws of the State of Hawaii ["Section 8"] authorizes the issuance of administrative inspection warrants, upon a sworn affidavit showing "probable cause," to search the offices and records of Medicaid "providers." A "provider" is a person or institution authorized to provide health care, suppliers or services to beneficiaries of medical assistance. "Probable cause" is defined for purposes of Section 8 as showing of a valid public interest in the [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: CV 79-0113
On June 5, 1997, Plaintiff Eric Parr ("Plaintiff"), a disabled individual who requires a wheelchair to gain mobility, filed an action against Defendant L & L Drive-Inn Restaurant, d/b/a L & L Drive-Inn. ("Defendant" or "L & L"). In his Complaint, Plaintiff alleged that Defendant violated the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq., by failing to remove architectural barriers to access. (See Complaint).
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: 97-00729 FIY
An action for declaratory and injunctive relief was filed in the name of the Palila by the Sierra Club, National Audubon Society, Hawaii Audubon Society, and Alan C. Ziegler, suing as next friends and on their own behalf, as plaintiffs. The Department of Land and Natural Resources of the State of Hawaii and the Chairman of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, who is the executive officer of the Department, are named as defendants. The action is brought pursuant to the Endangered Species [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civ. No. 78-0030
Suzuki v. Quisenberry (1976)
Peter A. Lee, Jonathan B. Steiner, John Harris Paer, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, David S. Hobler, Paul, Margolis, Warner & Johnson, Honolulu, Hawaii, for plaintiffs and plaintiffs-intervenors.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civ. No. 73-3854
Butler v. United States (1973)
Plaintiffs' complaint arose out of incidents that took place at Hickam Air Force Base on August 30, 1972. On that date, President Nixon arrived at the base aboard Air Force One. The announced purpose of the visit was to meet Premier Tanaka of Japan, who arrived at the base later that day.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civ. No. 73-3767
Carin Ann Claus, Sol. of Labor, Monica Gallagher, Associate Sol. of Labor, Robert N. Eccles, Deputy Assoc. Sol. of Labor, Richard P. Carr, Atty., U. S. Dept. of Labor, Plan Benefits Security Division, Washington, D. C., for plaintiff.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civ. A. No. 80-0327
Defendants Janice Penny-Feeney and Sean Feeney were indicted on January 9, 1991 on three Counts involving Federal drug and firearm violations. The indictment stemmed from an investigation which lasted approximately two years and culminated in a raid on defendants' home on April 3, 1990. Defendants now move to suppress all physical evidence which was seized pursuant to a state search warrant authorizing the April 3, 1990 search. In addition, defendants request the suppression of physical [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Crim. Nos. 91-00008 ACK-01, 91-00008 ACK-02
Paul Alston, Bradford L. Tannen, Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, Honolulu, HI, Stephen V. Bomse, Charles N. Freiberg, Adam M. Cole, Rakesh K. Anand, Robert A. Rosenfeld, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, San Francisco, CA, Stanley E. Levin, Davis Levin Livingston Grande, Honolulu, HI, Hope L. Hudson, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, Palo Alto, CA, Steven R. Shapiro, Robin L. Dahlberg, American Civ. Liberties Union, New York City, Margaret C. Crosby, American Civ. Liberties Union, San [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civil No. 97-00032 ACK
Chapman v. Brown (1961)
John A. Roberts, Jr., of Hullin, Ehrlichman, Carrol & Roberts, Seattle, Wash., Martin Anderson, Tobias T. Tolzman, Honolulu, Hawaii, Anderson, Wrenn & Jenks, Honolulu, Hawaii, of counsel, for plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civ. No. 1837
On November 17, 1994, Plaintiff John Lewis Rowland filed a complaint seeking enforcement of his Truth In Lending Act ("TILA") rescission rights. On June 30, 1995, Plaintiff filed a motion for summary judgment and on August 24, 1995, Defendant filed its opposition and cross-motion for summary judgment. On September 12, 1995, this court filed its order denying the respective motions for summary judgement.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civil No. 94-00875 ACK
United States v. Okuda (1987)
On June 10, 1987, the defendant, Teruo Okuda, arrived in Honolulu. On June 12, 1987, he was arrested by the Department of Justice and the Immigration and Naturalization Service (hereinafter referred to as the I.N.S.). He was held in custody for purposes of both immigration and criminal investigations. On June 13, 1987, he posted a bond of $75,000 with the I.N.S., and was released from custody by an I.N.S. judge subject to the normal restrictions against travel outside the island of Oahu.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Crim. No. 87-00995
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. ("HAL") brought an adversary proceeding against Mesa Air Group, Inc. ("Mesa") in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Hawaii. In its complaint, HAL alleges that Mesa breached a confidentiality agreement entered into in connection with the bankruptcy reorganization and seeks return of certain confidential information under 11 U.S.C. § 542(a). Mesa filed a counterclaim alleging that HAL has an unlawful monopoly on the Hawaiian inter-island jet air [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: 06-00154 HG-BMK
Douglas M. Fryer, Newell D. Smith, Mikkelborg, Broz, Wells & Fryer, Seattle, Wash., Michael J. McGuigan, Reinwald, O'Connor, Marrack, Hoskins & Playdon, Honolulu, Hawaii, for plaintiff.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civ. No. 89-00738BMK
Arthur E. Pennekamp, W. Stevens Tucker, C. J. Odenweller, Jr., Allen F. Corotto, San Francisco, Cal., by C. J. Odenweller, Jr., San Francisco, Cal., One of the Counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: BK 67-352
Emilio Melendez was part of a drug trafficking organization in Peru headed by his brother, Carlos Melendez. As part of their operation, the Melendez organization used the services of two professional money exchangers, Maria Elena Sarria and Luz Mary Aguad, as well as Emilio Melendez, to launder the illegal proceeds of the activity. Carlos Melendez and other drug traffickers would acquire United States currency from the sale of drugs. Sarria, Aguad, and Emilio Melendez, using their exchange [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: 89-00469 ACK
Barron v. United States (1979)
Patrick W. Barron brings this action against the United States pursuant to the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. §§ 1346(b) and 2671 et seq.) The liability and damage issues were bifurcated and the former were tried to the Court on May 21-23, 1979.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: 76-0450
John S. Nishimoto, Patricia T. Fujii, Libkuman, Ventura, Ayabe, Chong & Nishimoto, Honolulu, Hawaii, for Fibreboard Corp., Owens-Illinois, Inc., Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp., and Pittsburgh Corning Corp.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civ. No. 85-0566
The above-entitled case came on for trial before this court on January 5, 1993. Plaintiffs Hawaii's Thousand Friends and Sierra Club ("plaintiffs") appeared through their attorneys Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Inc., Paul P. Spaulding, III, Denise E. Antolini and Eric S. Walters. Defendant City and County of Honolulu ("the city" or "defendants") appeared through Deputy Corporation Counsel Cheryl K. Okuma-Sepe and Tracy Lowell Wolf.
Court: District Court for the District of Hawaii Docket: Civ. Nos. 90-00218 HMF, 91-00739 ACK