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McKenna to be sworn in on high court March 3

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Family Court Senior Circuit Judge Sabrina McKenna will be sworn in to a 10-year term as an associate justice at 4:15 p.m. March 3 at the Hawaii Supreme Court’s courtroom, the state Judiciary announced yesterday.

McKenna’s appointment to the five-member Supreme Court was unanimously confirmed by the state Senate on Wednesday.

McKenna, 53, has been serving as the Senior Family Circuit Court judge in charge of the Family Court at the Kapolei court complex.

Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald selected Circuit Judge Mark Browning to succeed McKenna on March 4 as the senior family court judge, the Judiciary said.

Browning, a former city deputy prosecutor, was a Family Court district judge from 1997 to last year when he was appointed as a circuit judge.

“Judge Browning has a wealth of experience at Family Court and cares deeply about Hawaii’s children and families,” Recktenwald said. “I am confident that Judge Browning will provide strong leadership as senior judge.”

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