The Hawaii State Judiciary includes the court of last resort in a state better known for its exotic resorts. The Hawaii State Judiciary encompasses the Hawaii Supreme Court, the state's highest court, which consists of a Chief Justice and four associate justices, all of whom are appointed by the governor and approved by the senate. The Supreme Court makes binding decisions over appeals from the lower courts. Additionally, it's responsible for court rules, licensing, and disciplining attorneys. The judiciary system also includes the Intermediate Court of Appeals, and the state's circuit, family, land, tax appeal, and district courts.