juhj: n., Middle English, Anglo-French, Old French, Latin

1. a public official authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law;

2. to hear evidence or legal arguments in a case in order to pass judgment; adjudicate; try:

For over twenty-five years, I had the honor and privilege of serving the people of Hawai`i as a trial judge. Here are the top five things I observed:

  1. Nothing good comes out of arguments past midnight.
  2. Arguments and alcohol don’t mix.
  3. Learn what it takes to have a healthy relationship.
  4. If your significant other is unfaithful, move on and don’t look back.
  5.  Do something good with your life; life is precious; don’t waste it.


Here are a few of the high profile cases I have presided over:

HAWAI`I CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION    Hearings Officer, 2015 to present


Hearings Officer, 2015-present



I'd be happy to be part of your special day. 

Please contact me if you would like me to perform your wedding.


I have done strategic planning for the judiciary of the Republic of Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia.