This information is intended to provide a brief overview of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about appeals to the Hawai`i Intermediate Court of Appeals (ICA). We hope that you find these FAQs to be helpful and informative.
Please note that these FAQs do not constitute legal advice and must not be cited as legal authority. They do not replace or modify the Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), the Hawaii Rules of Appellate Procedure (HRAP), the Rules of the Intermediate Court of Appeals (RICA), the Hawaii Electronic Filing and Service Rules (HEFSR), or the Hawai?i Court Records Rules (HCRR), which are all subject to revision and amendment. Failure to comply with statutes, rules, and Hawai?i case law that govern the appeal process may result in dismissal of an appeal. Therefore, the current version of the statutes and rules and all relevant case law should be consulted when filing an appeal.
*NOTE: These FAQs do not cover the appellate process before the Hawai`i Supreme Court. For further information about appeals before the supreme court, please see the Hawaii Revised Statutes and the Hawai`i Rules of Appellate Procedure.