Notice to Prospective Jurors:
Face coverings are required. If you have a fever, cough, or other respiratory symptoms; traveled outside the state of Hawaii in the past 14 days; or had prolonged contact with a person who has or is suspected to have COVID-19, you will not be allowed to enter the courthouse. Please call the court to reschedule your jury service. Also, anyone who is at higher risk for contracting COVID-19 should call the Jury Pool Office. This includes people who are 65 and older; have underlying health conditions, including heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes; have weakened immune systems; or are pregnant.
A prospective juror is someone who has received a “Summons for Jury Service” in the mail. Those who filled out a juror questionnaire last fall but did not get a summons are not included and should not call.
The Jury Pool Office phone numbers are as follows:
First Circuit (Oahu): 808-539-4360
Second Circuit (Maui County): 808-244-2757 or 1-800-315-5879
Third Circuit (Hawaii Island): 808-961-7646
Fifth Circuit (Kauai): 808-482-2349
“The common sense of twelve honest men
gives a still better chance of just decision
than any other method of trial.”
– Thomas Jefferson
The jury is the very foundation of the American judicial system. The Constitution of the United States guarantees each citizen a right to trial by jury, and as a potential juror, you have an opportunity to play an essential role.
For many people, jury service is the most direct, hands-on involvement in government they will ever experience. It is also rewarding to know that by serving on a jury, you are serving the community in which you live. For more information on jury service, please check the Jury Frequently Asked Questions (see links under “About Jury Service”).
If you have received a jury summons in the mail, you are obligated to report for jury service. The dates and times for reporting to jury duty are updated regularly. Check the new on-line jury application, eJuror, for updated instructions and any updated information after 5:00 pm on the business day before your scheduled date. You may also call the jury information line.
To get an update using eJuror, you will need to know the court jurisdiction and your participant number from your summons. For an update using the Juror information line, please have your summons available.
Monday to Sataturday – 4 a.m. to midnight
Sunday – noon to midnight
Jury Online Information (eJuror)
Online information is currently available for all circuits via eJuror.
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