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Hawaii Island Courthouses Closing Due to Projected Severe Weather Conditions

Posted on Aug 30, 2016 in Press Releases

State Courthouses and Judiciary Offices on Hawaii Island will be closed on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, due to severe weather conditions being projected by the National Weather Service.  In addition to the courthouses, the closures include the Children’s Justice Center, Office of the Public Guardian, and the Driver’s Education Office on Hawaii Island.

The Chief Justice issued an order extending deadlines for any Hawaii Island court matters with a filing or hearing date of Wednesday, August 31, 2016.  All documents due during the court closure will be considered timely if filed by the close of business on Thursday, September 1, 2016. Hearings or trials cancelled due to the closure of the courts shall be rescheduled to the next available date with due regard for any statutory mandates.  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 pao@courts.hawaii.gov.

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