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Circuit Court Standard Jury Instructions

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Hawai`i Civil Jury Instructions

Hawaii Supreme Court orders approving pattern jury instructions are available for review and copying at the Supreme Court Law Library and at the Circuit Court Law Libraries in Hilo, Kona, Lihue, and Wailuku.  

View Hawaii Civil Jury Instructions, (1999 edition with amendments to 03/21/2022).

View archive of past orders approving Civil Jury Instructions Amendments


Hawaii Criminal Jury Instructions

View Hawaii Criminal Jury Instructions  (recompiled 1991 edition with amendments prior to 03/01/2021 incorporated). Further amended by Hawaii Supreme Court orders dated: CURRENTLY NONE

View archive of past orders approving Criminal Jury Instructions Amendments