Chief Judge Robert D.S. Kim named Jurist of the Year

Third Circuit Chief Judge Robert D.S. Kim, center is congratulated by Administrative Director of the Courts Rodney Maile (left) and Hawaiʻi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald (right) on being named the 2023 Jurist of the Year. Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today

A Kona Circuit Court Judge was awarded the prestigious Jurist of the Year Award on Friday.