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First Circuit District Court Building Closed Due to Water Main Break, January 15, 2016

Posted on Jan 15, 2016 in Press Releases

Honolulu, HI – The First Circuit District Court building, Kauikeaouli Hale, 1111 Alakea Street, is closed (as of 10:45 a.m. today, January 15, 2016) due to a water main break.  Maintenance crews have shut off all water to the building and repairs are underway.

The Chief Justice issued an order extending deadlines on the cases that are affected.  All documents due during the court closure will be considered timely if filed by the close of business on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 (Monday, January 18, 2016 is a state holiday).  Hearings or trials cancelled due to the closure shall be rescheduled to the next available date with due regard for any statutory mandates.

The closure is limited to courts and programs located at Kauikeaouli Hale, including the Honolulu District Courts and selected Family and Circuit Court trial divisions and administrative offices.  This closure does not impact any other First Circuit (Oahu) court offices and buildings, including the Ewa/Pearl City, Kaneohe, Wahiawa/Waialua, and Waianae District Courts, Children’s Justice Center, Administrative Drivers License Revocation Office (ADLRO), and the Drivers Education Office.

Kauikeaouli Hale is expected to reopen for business as usual on the next regular business day, Tuesday, January 19, 2016.  We will provide updates if there are any changes or additional closures.

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

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