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Hawai‘i Rules of Court Amendments

The following orders of amendment have not yet been incorporated into the Hawai‘i Rules of Court made available on the Hawai‘i Judiciary’s web site. Links to the full-text documents posted since 2003 are available in Hypertext Markup Language (htm) and Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf). Orders are removed when the amendments are consolidated into the Rules. An archive of orders of amendment is available electronically from 2005. For orders prior to 2005, hard copy versions are available at the Supreme Court Law Library.


Last Updated:  October 19, 2023
Title Filed Date Effective Date
Order Amending Rule 5.1 of the Hawai‘i Rules of Professional Conduct 07/27/2023 07/27/2023
Order Promulgating a New Rule 7 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawai‘i 07/27/2023 07/27/2023
Order Amending the Guidelines of Professional Courtesy and Civility for Hawai‘i Lawyers 08/22/2023 01/01/2024
Order Amending the Hawai‘i Rules of Professional Conduct 08/22/2023 01/01/2024
Order Amending Rules 81 and 103 of the Hawai‘i Probate Rules 08/29/2023 01/01/2024
Order Amending Rules 11 and 43 of the Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure 09/28/2023 01/01/2024
Order Adopting Form M of the Hawai‘i Rules of Penal Procedure 10/19/2023 10/19/2023