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District Court Forms for Hawai`i (Third Judicial Circuit)

Please Note: Rule 9 of the Hawaii Court Record Rules; Parties’ Responsibility to Protect Personal Information and Account Numbers; Effective September 1, 2012

Temporary Restraining Orders

Short Name Title of Document Form # Form Date
(Month/Yr.)
Petition for TRO (TRO) Petition for Ex Parte Temporary Restraining Order and for Injunction Against Harassment; Declaration of Petitioner; Temporary Restraining Order Against Harassment; and Notice of Hearing 3DC51 02/11
Order Granting Injunction Against Harassment (TRO) Order Granting Petition for Injunction Against Harassment 3DC52 02/04

For more information on District Court Civil cases, please refer to the Small Claims and Regular Claims sections on the website. A detailed informational brochure is available for each court.

When filing a form or other documents in the District Court, please be sure to provide one copy for each plaintiff or petitioner and one copy for each defendant or respondent in addition to the original document.

Pleadings

Short Name Title of Document Form # Form Date
(Month/Yr.)

Complaint (Assumpsit) (CommonLook 508 Certified, 07/11)

Complaint (Assumpsit-Money Owed); Declaration; Exhibit(s); Summons 3DC07 11/06
Complaint (Assumpsit & Summary Possession) Complaint (Assumpsit, Summary Possession/Landlord-Tenant, Damages); Declaration; Exhibit(s); Summons 3DC08 02/11
Complaint (Personal Injury) Complaint (Personal Injury/Property Damages); Summons
(CommonLook 508 Certified, 12/11)
3DC09 09/11
Complaint (Replevin) Complaint (Replevin); Summons (CommonLook 508 Certified, 12/11) 3DC10 09/09
Statement of Claim (Security Deposit) Statement of Claim and Notice (Disagreement About Security Deposit-Residential) 3DC05 04/12
Statement of Claim (General Form)  Statement of Claim and Notice (General Form) 3DC06 04/12
Counterclaim Counterclaim; Certificate of Service; Declaration 3DC14 11/06
Cost Relief From Filing Fees Ex Parte Application for Relief From Costs; Declaration; Order 3DC13 09/11
Summons Summons 3DC50 06/15

Motions, Pre-trial Procedure

**NOTE: These civil forms should NOT be used for traffic and/or criminal matters (e.g., Notice of Parking Infraction(s), Notice of Traffic Infraction(s), Citation for Traffic Crime(s) Arrest, etc.). For Traffic matters, please use the forms in the Traffic Section. Use of these civil forms will route the document to the civil document section. These civil forms are intended for use in civil – regular or small claims – cases only. Any other use will delay processing.

Short Name Title of Document Form # Form Date
(Month/Yr.)
Continuance (Non-Hearing Motion) Non-Hearing Motion for Continuance; Declaration; Notice of Motion; Certificate of Service; 3DC11 09/11
Continuance (Stipulation) Stipulation for Continuance 3DC12 11/06
Ex Parte Motion Plaintiff’s/Defendant’s Ex Parte Motion 3DC15 05/10
Motion for Default Judgment (Default) Ex Parte Motion for Default Judgment; Declaration; Exhibit(s); Affidavit of Counsel Re: Attorney’s Fees; Order Granting Ex Parte Motion for Default Judgment 3DC17 09/11
Motion for Default Judgment (Non-hearing)(Default) Non-Hearing Motion for Default Judgment; Declaration; Exhibit(s); Affidavit of Counsel Re: Attorney’s Fees; Notice of Motion; Certificate of Service; Order

3DC18 09/11
Motion To Dismiss Motion to Dismiss; Declaration; Notice of Motion; Certificate of Service 3DC36 04/12
Dismissal Notice of Dismissal 3DC20 11/06
Dismissal (by Stipulation) Stipulation for Dismissal 3DC21 11/06
Motion for Discovery Motion for Discovery; Declaration; Notice of Motion; Certificate of Service 3DC37 04/12
Motion (Hearing) Plaintiff(s)’ /Defendant(s)’ Motion; Declaration; Notice of Motion; Certificate of Service 3DC38 04/12
Motion (Non-Hearing) Plaintiff(s)’ /Defendant(s)’ Non-Hearing Motion; Declaration; Notice of Motion; Certificate of Service 3DC39 12/12
Motion to Seal Address and Telephone Number Petitioner’s Motion to Seal Address and Telephone Number 3DC01 01/10
Motion for Service Ex Parte Motion for Service of Process by Posting and By Certified Mail 3DC40 04/12
Motion to Set Aside Declaration Motion to Set Aside Declaration; Notice of Motion; Certification of Service 3DC42 02/17
Subpoena/Duces Tecum Subpoena or Subpoena Duces Tecum; Exhibit A 3DC49 11/06

Trial

Short Name Title of Document Form # Form Date
(Month/Yr.)
Exhibit List Exhibit List 3DC23 11/06
Exhibit List – Continuation Sheet Exhibit List Continuation Sheet 3DC24 05/04
Return of Exhibits Request for Return of Exhibits 3DC46 11/06

Miscellaneous

Request for Transcript and Recording – Non Appeal (Instructions and Form) Request for Transcript and Recording 3C-P-391 06/11
Request for Transcript and Recording – Record on Appeal (Instructions and Form) (Use Form 9)    06/11
Certificate of Service Certificate of Service 3DC04 11/06
Return of Service Return of Service; Acknowledgment of Service 3DC47 07/09
Use of Judiciary Facilities Application for Use of Judiciary Facilities 91-86-93 08/08

Judgment/Post-Judgment

Short Name Title of Document Form # Form Date
(Month/Yr.)
Judgment Judgment 3DC34 11/06
Judgment for Possession Judgment for Possession 3DC35 11/06
Notice of Entry of Judgment Notice of Entry of Judgment or Order 3DC43 11/06
Motion for Reconsideration or New Trial Motion for Reconsideration, or New Trial; Declaration; Notice of Motion; Certificate of Service 3DC41 04/12
Order for Exam Individual and Person with Knowledge Ex Parte Motion for Examination of Judgment Debtor(s) or Person Having Knowledge of Judgment Debtor(s); Declaration; Order for Examination; Exhibit(s) 3DC44 02/11
Affidavit Re: Attorney’s Fees Affidavit of Counsel Re: Attorney’s Fees and Costs; Appendix 3DC02 07/05
Bench Warrant (CommonLook
508 Certified, 11/11)
Bench Warrant 3DC03 02/10
Discontinuance of OE Ex Parte Motion for Discontinuance of Order for Examination and Recall of Bench Warrant; Order; Certificate of Service 3DC19 11/06
Exemplification Exemplification 3DC22 11/06
Garnishee by Migs Motion for Issuance of Garnishee Summons After Judgment; Declaration; Declaration; Order; Exhibit(s): Garnishee Summons; Garnishee Information

3DC29 07/09
Garnishee Order
(CommonLook 508 Certified, 11/11)
Garnishee Order 3DC30 11/06
Garnishee OSC Motion for Order to Show Cause on Garnishee; Declaration and Order; 3DC31 12/10
Garnishee Summons Garnishee Summons 3DC32 02/11
Garnishee Transfer Affidavit of Garnishee Transfer; Exhibit(s) Notice to Employer of Judgment Debtor(s); Garnishee Information 3DC33 09/11
Garnishee by Affidavit Affidavit of Judgment Creditor(s) for Garnishment of Wages; Exhibit(s); Notice to Employer of Judgment Debtor; Garnishee Information 3DC25 07/09
Garnishee Disclosure Garnishee Disclosure 3DC26 07/09
Garnishee Information Garnishee Information 3DC27 11/06
Garnishee Calculation Garnishee Calculation Worksheet 3DC27C 11/06
Garnishee Notice Garnishee Notice 3DC27A 05/04
Garnishee Return of Wages Judgment Debtor(s)’s Motion Return / Release of Wages Exempt from Garnishment; Notice of Motion; Certificate of Service; Garnishment Calculation Worksheet; Exihibit “A” 3DC27B 02/10
Release of Garnishee Release of Garnishee; Certificate of Service 3DC45 02/07
Satisfaction of Judgment Satisfaction of Judgment/Release of Garnishee(s) 3DC48 02/11

Writs

Short Name Title of Document Form # Form Date
(Month/Yr.)
Writ of Execution Writ of Execution; Exhibit A (Hawai’i Revised Statutes 651-32) 3DC53 11/06
Writ of Possession Writ of Possession 3DC54 11/06
Writ of Replevin Writ of Replevin 3DC55 11/06