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Letters to the EditorHonolulu Star-Advertiser7 Waterfront Plaza500 Ala Moana, Suite 7-210Honolulu, HI  96813 This is in response to the Department of Public Safety’s (PSD) August 19 letter regarding the Judiciary’s... read more

Hawaii Chief Justice Ronald T.Y. Moon has been named the recipient of the Harry L. Carrico Award for Judicial Innovation by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC). The award... read more

In light of the shortage of sheriffs on the Big Island and the Sheriffs Office’s new requirement that unless two officers are available to staff a courthouse none will be... read more

New child support guidelines will take effect on August 29, superseding all prior guidelines and amendments.  The amended child support guidelines and interactive worksheets are posted on the Judiciary’s website.... read more

On July 22, Governor Lingle nominated Katherine G. Leonard as chief justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court at a 3 p.m. news conference at the State Captiol. The State Senate... read more

The District Court’s statewide telephone payment system for traffic fines and fees was upgraded July 1. Now, users enter a citation number using the keys on a touch-tone telephone and... read more

The Supreme Court will convene in special session to honor the late ChiefJustice William S. Richardson on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. inthe Supreme Court Courtroom, Ali`iolani Hale,... read more

The Hawaii Supreme Court and the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals will introduce electronic filing in the appellate courts in the near future. August 23, 2010 is the tentative implementation... read more

The Hawaii State Judiciary has been increasing its use of online Internet programs to operate more efficiently and better serve the public. Earlier this year, the Judiciary started using social... read more

“Tough Love” is a feature story about the HOPE Probation program appearing in this month’s Honolulu Magazine issue.