April 11, 2003.
APPEAL FROM THE FIRST CIRCUIT COURT (CIV. NO. 02-1-2148)
MOON, C.J., LEVINSON, and NAKAYAMA, JJ., INTERMEDIATE COURT OF APPEALS CHIEF JUDGE BURNS, IN PLACE OF ACOBA, J., UNAVAILABLE, and CIRCUIT JUDGE NAKEA, ASSIGNED BY REASON OF VACANCY
ORDER DISMISSING APPEAL
Upon review of the record, it appears that this court informed Appellant by letter dated March 14, 2003 that the time for filing the opening brief expired on March 2, 2003 and that, pursuant to Rule 30 of the Hawai`i Rules of Appellate Procedure, the matter would be called to the attention of the court for such action as the court deemed proper including dismissal of the appeal. Appellant having failed to respond to said letter or to otherwise oppose dismissal,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the appeal is dismissed.