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Are you interested in mediation, facilitation and related dispute management topics?  Would you like to learn skills to make your meetings more effective?  The Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution (CADR) offers training opportunities to Hawaii State and City and County employees.  CADR’s classes are available to Hawaii State and City and County employees at no charge.

CADR’s Fall 2023 to Spring 2024 Training Schedule includes the following classes:

    • CADR 1.0: (Updated) Working it Out – Skills for Managing Conflict
    • CADR 1.3 Collaborative Workplace: Skills for Cultivating Collaboration
    • CADR 1.4 Collaborative Workplace: Giving Feedback for Productive Outcomes
    • CADR 4.1 Better Meeting Management (offered in person only)
    • CADR 5.0 Handling Difficult Situations in the Workplace
    • CADR 6.0 Communicating with Empathy – The Path to Seeing More Deeply
    • CADR 7.0 Hot Buttons

CADR’s Training Course Descriptions includes detailed information about the classes.

Online registration is now open for CADR’s Fall 2023 to Spring 2024 Training Schedule.  Please see the schedule for class dates and more information about registration and CADR’s training.

If you need an accommodation for a disability when participating in a court program, service, or activity, contact CADR as soon as possible to allow time to provide an accommodation.  Call (808) 539-4237 or send an e-mail to or complete the Disability Accommodation Request Form online.  The court will try to provide, but cannot guarantee, your requested auxiliary aid, service, or accommodation.