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Legal References

This on-line reference provides tools for legal research. Links below open new browser windows. Close the new browser window to return to this page.

Public Records

“Ho`ohiki,” the statewide database of Circuit and Family court cases, as well as certain District Court civil cases, and “CourtConnect,” the statewide database of traffic cases, are available online.


Updated regularly by the Hawai`i Supreme Court Law Library, this section contains opinions and orders from the Courts of Appeal.


Get access to the Hawai`i Rules of Court or see proposed rules changes.

Circuit Court Standard Jury Instructions

Civil and Criminal jury instructions available on-line

Internet Resources

Maintained by the Hawai`i State Supreme Court Law Library, this reference directs legal researchers to Internet sites by category.