Pod Squad: Politics And Judges, Hawaiian Style

Retired Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald Moon dropped by Civil Beat last week to talk about a controversial bill.

By April Estrellon /

Senate Bill 673 would ask voters to change the way judges and justices are kept in office. Former Hawaii Chief Justice Ronald Moon is opposed to a proposal that would take approval of which judges continue to serve judges away from the Judicial Selection Commission and give it to lawmakers.

“It imposes politics into judging,” Moon says.

Hawaii State Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald Moon

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