On January 13, 2019, Honolulu Access to Justice Commission Chair, Simeon R. Acoba, submitted an editorial to the Hawaii Star Advertiser, which was published on January 13, 2019. The link to the article is as follows:   https://www.staradvertiser.com/2019/01/13/editorial/island-voices/expanding-access-to-civil-justice

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Save the date:  Friday, June 7, 2019 The 2019 Hawai‘i Access to Justice Conference, sponsored by the Hawai‘i Access to Justice Commission, will be an all-day event on Friday, June 7, 2019 at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai`i, Manoa campus. Please attend to be part of … [read more]

  The Hawai‘i Access to Justice Commission (“Commission”) hosted the sixth annual Pro Bono Celebration on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the Hawai‘i Supreme Court. “Pro bono celebrations are held across the nation and we, in Hawai‘i join in recognizing the work of our lawyers who have given generously of … [read more]

On November 20, 2018, the Hawai`i Supreme Court entered two orders:  (1) an order extending the Volunteer Court Navigator Pilot Program in the First Circuit until December 31, 2019, and (2) an order making the Volunteer Court Navigator Pilot Program in the Second Circuit permanent.    The orders are set … [read more]