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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:


The Judiciary’s role in serving the public extends far beyond the courtroom. Our support services meet a variety of needs that may arise as you proceed with your case.

Court Services

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    The Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution designs programs to help people reach solutions outside of court.
  • Adult Client Victim Services
    This service helps victims with concerns over offenders who have sentencing pending or have already been sentenced to probation.
  • ADA Accommodation
    Learn more about services and accommodations available for persons with disabilities.
  • Court Interpreting
    The Judiciary uses interpreters when a party or witness in a case has limited English proficiency or is unable to hear, understand, speak or use English sufficiently to effectively participate in court proceedings.
  • Hawai`i Children’s Justice Centers
    The Hawai`i Children’s Justice Centers help children who are victims of abuse and neglect through the judicial process.
  • Supreme Court Law Library Services
    Learn about policies and services of the Supreme Court Law Library through this handbook. Includes information about hours, borrowing privileges and CD-ROM services.
  • Volunteer Settlement Master (VSM) Process
    Court-based program relies on volunteer Family Law attorneys to help divorcing couples settle their differences before going to trial.

Non-profit Services

  • Legal Services
    If you need legal services, you have several options. This information, found in the Attorneys section of our site, provides some starting points.