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Brochures and Other Publications
Learn about mediation programs available through the courts. To view these brochures, you need the Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is free. Please use a recent version of Acrobat Reader.
Mediation for Small Claims
Small claims cases are generally referred to mediation before being heard by a judge. The following brochures provide information you can print out.
Hawaii Appellate Mediation Program
Mediation of Foreclosure Cases Pending in the Hawaii State Courts
Mediation for Probate Court
Mediation can be used for contested probate, trust or guardianship of property cases. Find out more about mediation for probate court. (Adobe Acrobat PDF file)
Learn about mediation, facilitation and arbitration (Adobe Acrobat PDF file here).
Mediation is an informal, private process to help parties discuss, define, and resolve their dispute. Read Mediation – Solutions, Satisfaction, Success for more information (Adobe Acrobat PDF file here).
Find out about facilitation, its advantages, and how it works in What Is Facilitation? (Adobe Acrobat PDF file)
A Guide for Public Policymakers
Read Public Policy Dispute Resolution to find out how facilitation may help with public policy issues. (Adobe Acrobat PDF file)
This annual report summarizes CADR’s work during Fiscal Year 2021 (Adobe Acrobat PDF file).
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The Brand Strategy Group’s Final Summary Report presents a communications strategy focused on improving public attitude toward mediation and encouraging the use of mediation.