The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001155814-01
Court Notices

IN THE FAMILY COURT OF THE FIRST CIRCUIT, STATE OF HAWAII FC-A No. 18-1-6182, In the Matter of the Adoption of a female child born on 9/5/2017 by Gabriel Merrill and Lynette Dominga Alejo (Alejo) Merrill, Husband and Wife, Petitioners.
TO: UNKNOWN FATHER, YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a petition for adoption of the above-identified child born to Shaunty Kahoolea Alii Lam Ho, the child’s mother, has been filed in the Family Court, First Circuit, State of Hawaii. THE PETITION ALLEGES that your consent to the adoption of the above-named child by above-named Petitioners is not required and may be dispensed with pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 578-2(c) as amended. A hearing on the Petition will be held on February 5, 2019 at 1:30 PM at the Family Court of the First Circuit located at the Ronald T.Y. Moon Kapolei Courthouse, 4675 Kapolei Parkway, Third Floor, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707. IF YOU FAIL to appear at the hearing noted above or if you fail to file a written response to the allegations reflected in the Petition for Adoption, further action may be taken, including granting of the adoption without further notice to you. Your written response should be addressed to the Presiding Judge, Family Court of the First Circuit, 4675 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, HI 96707. FAILURE TO OBEY this notice may result in an entry of a default and default judgment against you. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that the child, the adoptive parents and the natural parents have rights under H.R.S. Section 578-15 regarding confidentiality of adoption records after the child reaches age 18. DATED: Kapolei, Hawaii, November 21, 2018, N. Watanabe(Seal), Clerk of the above-entitled Court, Attorney’s Name and Address: Carol A. Tribbey, Esq., 417H Uluniu St., Kailua, HI 96734
(SA1155814 12/8, 12/15, 12/22, 12/29/18)