The Commission is comprised of twenty-two Commissioners. The various Commissioners are appointed as designated in Rule 21 by separate appointing authorities including the Chief Justice of the Hawai`i Supreme Court, the Hawai`i State Bar Association, the Hawai`i Consortium of Legal Service Providers, the Hawai`i Justice Foundation, the Williams S. Richardson School of Law, the Hawai`i Paralegal Association, the Governor, the Attorney General, the Senate President, and the Speaker of the House. The Commissioners are listed as follows:

Name Appointed By Term Ends
1. Hon. Joseph E. Cardoza (ret.)  (Chair) Chief Justice 12/31/23
2. Hon. Brian Costa Chief Justice 12/31/24
3. Hon. Todd W. Eddins Chief Justice 12/31/24
4. Hon. Joanna E. Sokolow Chief Justice 12/31/25
5. Hon. Michael K. Soong Chief Justice 12/31/24
6. Derek R. Kobayashi (Vice Chair) Hawai`i State Bar Association 12/31/25
7. Jacky Mena Hawai`i State Bar Association 12/31/25
8. Christine Daleiden Hawai`i State Bar Association 12/31/26
9. Carol K. Muranaka Hawai`i State Bar Association 12/31/26
10. Rachel Figueroa (Volunteer Legal Services of Hawai`i) Hawai`i Consortium of Legal Services Providers 12/31/25
11. David Kauila Kopper
(Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i)
Hawai`i Consortium of Legal Services Providers 12/31/24
12. Erin Sugita
(Domestic Violence Action Center)
Hawai`i Consortium of Legal Services Providers 12/31/25
13. Makalika Naholowa`a
(Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation)
Hawai`i Consortium of Legal Services Providers 12/31/25
14. Heather Lusk (Non-attorney public representative) Hawai`i Consortium of Legal Services Providers in consultation with Chief Justice 12/31/24
15. Rona Fukumoto  (Non-attorney public representative) Hawai`i Consortium of Legal Services Providers in consultation with Chief Justice 12/31/23
16. Mihoko Ito Hawaii Justice Foundation 12/31/25
17. Dean Aviam Soifer William S. Richardson School
of Law
12/31/25
18. Kalen Sato Hawai`i Paralegal Association 12/31/25
19. Governor n/a
20. Matthew Dvonch Attorney General n/a
21. Senate President n/a
22. Hon. Della Au Belatti House Speaker n/a