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Civil JEFS Info


Go-Live Dates

October 7: District Court Civil is live
October 28: Circuit Court Civil 
November 18: Land Court and Tax Appeal Court

NOTE:  Improper use of the Judiciary Electronic Filing and Service System to gain access to confidential records or records filed under seal or in-camera may subject the user to sanctions.

Help Line information for District Court Civil is posted on the JEFS HELP section of the Efiling page.

Case IDs format

New or updated resources: See below in the Resources section.


Civil JEFS in-person/Webex training are now complete. If you missed the training sessions or want to review them, you may watch the videos (see below):

Level I. JEFS 101 Overview Videos

If you do not currently use JEFS (Judiciary Electronic Filing and Service System) for electronic filing, we recommend you watch the following videos before the Civil JEFS training videos:

Level II. Civil JEFS Training Presentations

Level II. Civil JEFS Training Videos
In reference to “State of Hawaii agencies” in the video, this is regarding Approved Government Agency Partners (HEFSR Rule 4).

Civil JEFS Electronic Filing Q&A Session (6/7/19)
Video of Q&A Session
Power Point


JEFS System User Manual (9/10/19)
Guide to Working with PDF Files (9/30/19)
Civil Filing Fees (9/30/19)

JEFS Firm and Organization Administrator Info

Court Rules

Hawaii Electronic Filing and Service Rules
Other civil-related court rules changes are summarized in the JEFS User Guides for attorneys

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, and other applicable state and federal laws, if you require an accommodation for a disability when working with a court program, service, or activity, please contact the Office on Equality and Access to the Courts at 808-539-4860 or via email at at least 10 working days before the activity date.