Fujino named interim chief judge of Third Circuit

Judge Melvin Fujino was named interim Chief Judge, Administrative Judge, Senior Judge of Family Court and Senior Environmental Court Judge of the 3rd Circuit. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — In addition to his criminal and civil court caseload, drug court and veterans court, Kona Circuit Court Judge Melvin H. Fujino is taking on a whole lot more.