Self-Help Center Info

Description of Services:

Access to Justice Rooms - Volunteer attorneys provide limited legal advice to unrepresented litigants involved in a civil cases.

Self-Help Centers - Volunteer attorneys and AmeriCorps Advocates provided limited legal information to help self-represented litigants navigate through court forms and processes.


Oahu (First Circuit)

Honolulu District Court

Kauikeaouli Hale

1111 Alakea Street, Third Floor 
Honolulu, HI 96813

Access to Justice Room
Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Telephone: Clients are referred to the Access to Justice Room by the District Court Service Center staff. Call the District Court Service Center at (808) 538-5629.

Service Provided: Volunteer attorneys provide limited legal assistance to self-represented litigants with legal advice on civil matters related to landlord tenant cases, collection cases, and temporary restraining order cases (which involve non-family members or parties who are not now, or have not been in a dating relationship).

 

Family Court

Ronald T.Y. Moon Kapolei Courthouse

4675 Kapolei Parkway ,
Kapolei HI 96707-3272

Access to Justice Room
Hours:
First & Third Thursday of every Month, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Telephone: (808) 954-8290

Service Provided: Volunteer attorneys provide limited legal advice to unrepresented litigants involved in a civil case in the Family Court.

 

Maui (Second Circuit)

Hoapili Hale

2145 Main Street
Wailuku, HI

Self-Help Center
Hours: Thursday, 9 am. – noon

Telephone: (808) 463-1360 (Access by telephone for Molokai, Lanai and Hana residents only when the center is open. The Center does not accept voice messages. Maui residents need to show up at the Self-Help Center in person for assistance.)

Service Provided: Volunteer Attorneys and an Americorps Advocate provide limited legal information to help self-represented litigants with District and Family Court civil matters. Assistance is provided for issues related to landlord cases, collection cases, District and Family Court temporary restraining orders, divorces, custody and other matters. Assistance may be given in the form of providing Court Forms, reviewing Court Documents for interpretation or to insure that the forms has been completed correctly. Additionally, volunteers try to answer as many procedural questions as possible.

 

Hawaii (Third Circuit)

Hale Kaulike

777 Kilauea Avenue, 1st Floor
Hilo, HI 96720-4212

Self-Help Center

Hours: Tuesday & Friday, 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Walk-in No Appointments Taken
Telephone:  (808) 961-0609
Service Provided: Volunteer attorneys provide limited legal information to self-represented litigants on civil matters.

 

Kona Courthouse
Keakealani Building
79-1020 Haukapila Street
Kealakekua, HI  96750

Self-Help Desk (located at desk in back of Law Library)
Hours:  Wednesday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Service Provided: Volunteer attorneys provide limited legal information to self-represented litigants on civil matters related to district and family courts such as temporary restraining orders and divorce.

 

Kauai (Fifth Circuit)

Pu`uhonua Kaulike

3970 Ka`ana Street
Lihu`e, HI 96766

Self-Help Center
Hours: Monday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Telephone: (808) 482-2660

Service Provided: Volunteer Attorneys and an Americorps Advocate provide limited legal information to help self-represented litigants with District and Family Court civil matters. Assistance is provided for issues related to landlord cases, collection cases, District and Family Court temporary restraining orders, divorces, custody and other matters. Assistance may be given in the form of providing Court Forms, reviewing Court Documents for interpretation or to insure that the forms has been completed correctly. Additionally, volunteers try to answer as many procedural questions as possible.

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