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Hawaii Supreme Court Postpones Bar Exam

Posted on Mar 31, 2020 in News & Reports, Press Releases

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Supreme Court today announced that the Hawaii bar examination will not be administered on July 28-29, 2020 as originally scheduled. This decision was made due to the ongoing public health emergency arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and upon consultation with the Hawaii Board of Bar Examiners. A copy of the order can be found here.

The bar exam has been postponed until the fall, on dates to be determined.

The deadline for the application for this exam has been extended from April 1, 2020 to May 1, 2020.

Please visit the Judiciary’s COVID-19 Information page for the latest news on how it is responding to the pandemic.

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