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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:

O`ahu Children’s Justice Center

O`ahu Children's Justice Center

Located in a quiet neighborhood near downtown Honolulu, this is the state’s largest Center, serving 1,100 children each year ranging in age from 2 to 18. Victims come from all socio-economic and ethnic groups.

“Before the Center opened, it was chaotic for everyone,” said Dr. June Ching, a consultant interviewer and trainer. “Now we have an orderly and fair system.”


Serving All of Hawai`i

Children’s Centers are geographically dispersed to meet needs of children statewide:

Age-Appropriate Settings

Centers provide comfortable settings for children of all ages. See examples:

Video Interviews

Specially trained professionals conduct developmentally appropriate forensic interviews, and interviews are videotaped, in lieu of written statements.