Senate confirms two Kona judges

Wendy DeWeese speaks at her swearing in ceremony as Family Court Judge in 2018 at the Kona Courthouse. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Kim Taniyama introduces nominees for the Kona Crime Prevention Committee Officer of the Year at the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel in 2018. (Laura Rumnski/West Hawaii Today)

The state Senate on Friday voted to confirm two Big Island judges.