United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for Honolulu Bankruptcy Courthouse Hawaii

June 14,15, 2016
June 17, 2016

Note: Calendar entries may change up until the hearing date. Please remember to check the docket report for updates. Case synopses are prepared by court staff for the convenience of the reader.


2016-06-14  9:00 am  Courtroom 250L, Honolulu Bankruptcy Courthouse Hawaii
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and CALLAHAN, and MURGUIA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-10469USA v. Mariano Pangelinan - Mariano Pangelinan appeals the restitution order in a case in which he pleaded guilty to one count of Conspiracy to Commit Visa Fraud and to Defraud the United States. [1:13-cr-00013-RVM-1] Criminal NMI Subm.
14-10555USA v. Kali Laulea - Kali Laulea appeals his conviction for distribution of methamphetamine. [1:13-cr-00824-ACK-1] Criminal HI Subm.
15-10049USA v. Adolfo Guzman, Jr. - Adolfo Guzman appeals his conviction for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. [1:13-cr-00565-HG-1] Criminal HI 10 min
15-16334USA v. Sun Hwang - A Federal prisoner appeals the denial of her motion pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255 challenging her conviction and sentence for illegal operation of a gambling business. [1:15-cv-00072-DKW-BMK] Habeas HI 10 min
13-17123Turtle Is. Restoration Network v. DOC - Turtle Island Restoration Network and Center for Biological Diversity appeal the district court's order affirming the federal agency decisions allowing shallow-set longline fishing for swordfish. [1:12-cv-00594-SOM-RLP] Civil HI 20 min


2016-06-15  9:00 am  Courtroom 250L, Honolulu Bankruptcy Courthouse Hawaii
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and CALLAHAN, and MURGUIA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-10277USA v. Xiaoying Dowai - Xiaoying Tang Dowai appeals her conviction for conspiracy to defraud the United States, visa fraud, and false statement. [1:13-cr-00014-RVM-1] Criminal NMI 15 min
14-16833
14-16848
Syngenta Seeds, Inc. v. County of Kauai - The County of Kauai and others appeal the district court's order entered in favor of Syngenta Seeds, Inc. and others in an action challenging Kauai's County Ordinance 960 which regulates pesticides and genetically modified organism crops. [1:14-cv-00014-BMK]
Civil HI 15 min
14-17538Hawai'i Papaya Industry Assn. v. County of Hawaii - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment and permanent injunction against enforcement of Hawaii County Ordinance 13-121, which governs testing and cultivation of genetically engineered crops. [1:14-cv-00267-BMK] Civil HI 15 min
15-15246Robert Ito Farm, Inc. v. County of Maui - Appeal from an order denying intervention in an action brought by Monsanto Company and others challenging a Maui ordinance prohibiting the cultivation of genetically modified organisms pending further review. [1:14-cv-00511-SOM-BMK] Civil HI 15 min
15-16466
15-16552
Alika Atay v. County of Maui - Alika Atay and other ballot proponents of a Maui ordinance which establishes a temporary moratorium on the cultivation of genetically engineered organisms, appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action challenging the ordinance. [1:14-cv-00582-SOM-BMK]
Civil HI 15 min


2016-06-17  9:00 am  Courtroom 250L, Honolulu Bankruptcy Courthouse Hawaii
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and CALLAHAN, and MURGUIA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-17666Int'l Union of Painters v. TNT Plastering & Stucco - A union appeals the district court's order vacating an arbitration award. [1:13-cv-00238-DKW-RLP] Civil HI 15 min
14-151461250 Oceanside Partners v. Maryl Group, Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of a bankruptcy adversary proceeding for improper venue. [1:13-cv-00613-LEK-KSC] Bankruptcy HI Subm.
15-17134
15-17453
Keli'i Akina v. State of Hawaii - An appeal from the denial of a motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin an election conducted by defendant Nai Aupun, a Hawaiian non-profit corporation, concerning Native Hawaiian self-determination. [1:15-cv-00322-JMS-BMK]
Civil HI 20 min


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