Harold Fong

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Harold Fong
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   6/21/1982 - 4/20/1995
Chief:   1984 - 1991
Preceded by:   Walter Heen
Succeeded by:   Susan Oki Mollway
Personal History
Born:   April 28, 1938
Hometown:   Honolulu, HI
Deceased:   April 20, 1995
Undergraduate:   U. of Southern California, A.B., 1960
Law School:   U. of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1964



Harold Michael Fong (1938-1995) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii.

Fong was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 11, 1982, to a seat vacated by Walter Heen; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1982, and received commission on June 21, 1982. From 1984-1991, he served as the chief judge. He served the District of Hawaii until his death on April 20, 1995. Fong was succeeded in this position by Susan Oki Mollway.

Early life and education

  • University of Southern California, A.B., 1960
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1964

Professional career

  • Deputy prosecuting attorney, City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1965-1968
  • Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1968-1969
  • Assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Hawaii, 1969-1973
  • U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii, 1973-1978
  • Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1978-1982

Judicial career

District of Hawaii

Fong was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 11, 1982, to a seat vacated by Walter Heen;[1] he was confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1982, and received commission on June 21, 1982. From 1984-1991, he served as the chief judge. He served the District of Hawaii until his death on April 20, 1995. Fong was succeeded in this position by Susan Oki Mollway.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Walter Heen
District of Hawaii
1982–1995
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Susan Oki Mollway