Judiciary employees receive awards
Several Hawaii Judiciary employees received awards recently. Karen Radius
, an Oahu Family Court judge, was named the 2007 Jurist of the Year by Chief Justice Ronald Moon. She helped establish the 1st Circuit Girls Court in 2004. Lani Ng
, a judicial assistant to Judge Ronald Ibarra of the 3rd Circuit (Big Island), received the Meritorious Service award. Secretary June Amaral
of the 2nd Circuit (Maui) and Evelyne Luk
, a probation clerical support supervisor of the 1st Circuit District Court, both were given Spirit of the Judiciary awards. David Kauhola
of the Kaneohe District Court and Neal Hamada
, Facilities Branch of the First Circuit, were given Certificates of Commendation.
The Hawaii Foodbank's second annual "Canstruction" 2007 contest collected 42,000 pounds of canned goods. In+form Design won the Juror's Favorite award with its "Corn'undrum" (ear of corn); Ferraro Choi & Associates, Structural Integrity award for "i-tiki" (tiki with iPod); Peter Vincent Architects, Best Use of Labels, "an inCANvenient truth." Ferraro Choi also won the People's Choice and Most Pounds Donated awards. Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo and the KYA Design Group won honorable mentions.
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