To view PDF files, download Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is free. Some report copies from previous years are available at the Supreme Court Law Library which may be reached by phone at (808) 539-4964 or by email at LawLibrary@courts.state.hi.us.
This report provides recommendations on how the Judiciary can most effectively achieve its mission through 2020. [ ADA version of the report ]
This report details the work of the Judiciary during the past calendar year. (4 MB PDF)
The Statistical Supplement, compiled by the Judiciary’s Budget and Statistics Division, is the result of input from all areas of the court system.
The Hawaii State Judiciary 2013 Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) as required by the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Civil Rights, and in effect until November 2015, is available. The EEOP is a comprehensive document that analyzes the Judiciary’s current workforce in comparison to the relevant labor market data to ensure full and equal participation of men and women regardless of sex, race, and/or national origin. Interested persons may request a copy of the report by contacting the EEO/ADA Officer at (808) 539-4336 or via facsimile at (808) 539-4855.
Supreme Court evaluates the Hawai`i Access to Justice Commission as making impressive progress. (104 KB PDF ADA)
This report, issued in December 2010, highlights some of the impacts that furloughs and budget cuts have had on the Judiciary’s ability to fulfill its mission. [ADA version of the report]
The Circuit Court of the Third Circuit's Foreclosure Mediation Pilot Project Report for 2010-2012 and the previous 2009-2010 report.
Judges and justices are obliged to not permit personal financial interests influence their judgment. See Hawaii Revised Code of Judicial Conduct, Rule 2.4; HRS § 601-7(a). In most instances, a judge will voluntarily recuse from participating in a case when the judge’s interests or the interests of the judge’s immediate family might be affected.