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Alan Cooke Kay

Alan Cooke Kay, American federal judge.


  • Kay, Alan Cooke was born in 1932 in Honolulu. Son of Harold Thomas and Ann (Cooke) Kay.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, University California, Berkeley, 1960.


    • Associate Case, Kay & Lynch, Honolulu, 1960-1964, partner, 1965-1986. Judge United States District Court Hawaii, 1986—1991, chief judge, 1991—1999, senior district judge, since 2000. Board regents International College and Graduate School, 1994-1900.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member steering committee Fuller Theological Seminary Hawaii, 1985-1986. President, trustee Hawaii Mission Children's Society, Honolulu, 1980-1986. Board directors Good News Mission, 1980-1986, Economic Development Corporation Honolulu, 1985-1986, Legal Aid Society, Honolulu, 1968-1971.

    Member Hawaii Bar Association (executive committee 1972-1973, board directors real estate section 1983-1986), Federal Judges Association (9th circuit judicial council since 1994, 9th circuit Pacific Islands committee 1994-1998), American Inns of Court (counselor Aloha Inn since 1987).


    • father: Harold Thomas Kay
    • mother: Ann (Cooke) Kay
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    Born 1932