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Judiciary Facilities on Oahu and Kauai Closed on Monday

Posted on Jul 26, 2020 in News & Reports, Press Releases

HONOLULU — Due to the anticipated severe weather effects of Hurricane Douglas, the Hawaii State Judiciary announced that all courts and administrative offices on Oahu and Kauai will be closed on Monday, July 27.

As a result of the closures, the Chief Justice has issued an order extending the filing deadline for documents due on July 27 in the appellate, First Circuit (Oahu) and Fifth Circuit (Kauai County) courts. All documents due to have been filed shall be deemed to have been timely filed if they are filed by July 28 2020.

In addition, hearings or trials canceled due to the closure of the courts will be rescheduled to the next available date with due consideration for any statutory mandates.

Employees of the First and Fifth Circuits, appellate courts, and administrative offices on Oahu and Kauai should not report to work on Monday, unless they are contacted by their supervisors to provide required services.

For more information, contact the Communications and Community Relations Office at 808-539-4909 or via email at

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