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New child support guidelines will take effect on August 29, superseding all prior guidelines and amendments.  The amended child support guidelines and interactive worksheets are posted on the Judiciary’s website.... read more

On July 22, Governor Lingle nominated Katherine G. Leonard as chief justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court at a 3 p.m. news conference at the State Capitol. The State Senate... read more

The District Court’s statewide telephone payment system for traffic fines and fees was upgraded July 1. Now, users enter a citation number using the keys on a touch-tone telephone and... read more

The Supreme Court will convene in special session to honor the late Chief Justice William S. Richardson on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in the Supreme Court Courtroom,... read more

The Hawaii Supreme Court and the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals will introduce electronic filing in the appellate courts in the near future. August 23, 2010 is the tentative implementation... read more

The Hawaii State Judiciary has been increasing its use of online Internet programs to operate more efficiently and better serve the public. Earlier this year, the Judiciary started using social... read more

“Tough Love” is a feature story about the HOPE Probation program appearing in this month’s Honolulu Magazine issue.

  Guided by Kahuna Braven Kalama Cabigon, Chief Justice Ronald Moon (left), Senate President Colleen Hanabusa (right), and many others who played a significant role in the construction of the... read more

Congratulations to the following individuals who passed the February 2010 exam (accessible PDF version)for admission to the Hawaii State Bar. These individuals are not eligible to engage in the practice... read more

The Second Circuit Family Court (Maui) needs volunteers to represent the best interests of a child who is a victim in a child abuse or neglect case. The child’s advocate,... read more