March 10, 2014
IN THE INTEREST OF B.A., a Minor
NOT FOR PUBLICATION IN WEST'S HAWAII REPORTS AND PACIFIC REPORTER
APPEAL FROM THE FAMILY COURT OF THE FIRST CIRCUIT (FC-J NO. 0095599)
Foley, Presiding Judge, Fujise and Leonard, JJ.
ORDER APPROVING THE FEBRUARY 27, 2 014 STIPULATION FOR DISMISSAL OF APPEAL
Upon consideration of the stipulation to dismiss the appeal (Stipulation) filed on February 27, 2014 by Minor-Appellant B.A. (Appellant), through court-appointed counsel Randall K. Hironaka, the papers in support, and the records and files herein, it appears as follows.
(1) The Stipulation is by and between Appellant and Petitioner-Appellee State of Hawai'i, through Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Loren J. Thomas.
(2) Appellant's declaration expresses: understanding of the right to appeal the adjudication and disposition; understanding that if the appeal is dismissed that the adjudications and dispositions become final; desire to withdraw the appeal and have the appeal dismissed; and reading and signing the declaration of Appellant's own free will after discussing the case, appeal, and stipulation for dismissal with court-appointed counsel. THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Stipulation is approved, and the appeal is dismissed.