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Jury Service (Draft)

Your Safety is Our Top Priority

Because your health and safety are extremely important to us, the Judiciary worked closely with the Department of Health to ensure juror selection and trials are conducted with all reasonable precautions being taken. Touchless temperature scans and CDC-recommended screening questions will be conducted before entering a courthouse; face coverings are required; social distancing measures will be enforced; and there will be increased cleaning and disinfecting of our facilities.

If you are called for jury duty and are at higher risk for contracting COVID-19 please call the Jury Pool Office (see phone numbers below). This includes anyone who is 65 and older; has underlying health conditions, including heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes; has a weakened immune systems; or is 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

  • First Circuit Court (Oahu) Prospective Juror Information

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The common sense of twelve honest men gives a still better chance of just decision than any other method of trial.

–Thomas Jefferson

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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.

System Availability

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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