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Important: JIMS/JEFS Downtime

Judiciary systems including JEFS, eCourt Kokua, and Document Drop-off will be unavailable due to maintenance work beginning midnight Friday, September 23, to noon, Sunday, September 25. If work is completed sooner, systems may be restored earlier. Applications, including eReminder, eJuror, and eTraffic will not be affected. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


COURTS AND COVID-19 INFORMATION

Expunging Arrest Records and Sealing Court Records

Expunging an arrest record and the sealing of any related court records are two separate processes that are handled by two different government entities: 

 

Arrest Records 
Expungement of an arrest record is handled by the Department of the Attorney General through the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center. You may also contact the Expungements section of the Department of the Attorney General at (808) 587-3348.

 


Court Records
Court records can be sealed and made confidential, through a court order. Sealed court records cannot be viewed by the public. The Hawaii State Law Library website has information on how to seal court records.