Hawaii Self Help and Legal Research
This page provides information about Self Help and Legal Research resources in Hawaii.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
Hawaii - Statewide Courts Self Help
Hawaii Courts Self-Help Resources
The Hawaii Courts provide information and resources for individuals representing themselves in legal proceedings. Self-help assistance is available for several case types, including divorce, juvenile, landlord-tenant, protection orders, small claims, and traffic. Contact information for Self-Help Centers, access to forms, and procedural guidelines are also included.
Hawaii Legal Information and Legal Resources
The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii offers legal information and resources by topic, including family, juvenile and elder law, education, health, immigration, public benefits, consumer, tax, and civil rights. Search by subject or by an alphabetical directory of resources and service providers.
Child Support Services
The Hawaii Attorney General offers information related to child support, including answers to frequently asked questions, enforcement of child support orders, establishment of paternity, parent location services, and other related resources.
Hawaii Alternative Dispute Resolution
View information about alternative dispute resolution processes in Hawaii courts, including mediation, arbitration, and facilitation to help parties resolve disputes without going to court. Links to rosters of mediators and facilitators, procedural guides for small claims, divorce, and probate mediation, and community mediation center locations are also included.
Hawaii Children's Justice Centers
Hawaii Children's Justice Centers offer support and advocacy for minor victims of crime, and investigate reports of child abuse and neglect.
Hawaii Law Library
View information about the Hawaii State Law Library system, including locations, hours, an online catalog, available materials and services, document delivery, and additional online legal research resources.
Search the Hawaii Revised Statutes by keyword, or browse by table of contents or section number. Search and browse links are at the bottom of the left column.
Hawaii Court Rules
View and download the rules for all Hawaii courts.
Hawaii Arrest Expungement Application
View instructions and download an application for the expungement of Hawaii arrest records. Only arrests that did not lead to a conviction are eligible.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Hawaii, including local housing counseling agencies, state agencies and programs, and a link to legal aid providers.