Effective Dec. 1, all hearings originally scheduled for South Kohala District Court will be held at the Keahuolu Courthouse (Kona) or Hale Kaulike Courthouse (Hilo). For assistance, call 808-322-8700 (Keahuolu) or 808-961-7470 (Hale Kaulike) or email: email@example.com.
Becoming a Registered Court Interpreter
Becoming a Court Interpreter
Individuals who are interested in interpreting for the state courts must complete the Judiciary’s Court Interpreter Certification Program Application Form to the Office on Equality and Access to the Courts (OEAC). The Application Form may also be obtained from the OEAC. Applicants must:
Mandatory Minimum Requirements
To be eligible to interpret for the state courts, applicants must meet the following mandatory requirements:
Opportunities for Advancement
Interpreters who have met the mandatory minimum requirements are eligible to take an Oral Interpreting Exam to qualify for a higher tier designation and higher pay rate.