Volunteer attorneys are providing legal help to the community remotely through the statewide Court Self-Help Centers. Attorneys will provide limited legal help by telephone in areas such as landlord-tenant, family, and other district court matters. Calls will be answered by an AmeriCorps Advocate who will connect you with the attorney. Please call the Court Self-Help Center in your community during the following days and times.
Honolulu Access to Justice Room: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Callers will be referred by the Honolulu District Court Service Center.
Phone: (808) 538-5629
Kauai Court Self-Help Center: Monday and Thursday from 10:00 am – Noon.
Phone: (808) 698-7552
Maui Court Self-Help Center: Monday and Thursday from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Phone: (808) 707-7153
Hilo Court Self-Help Center: Tuesday and Friday 11:15 am – 12:45 pm.
Phone: (808) 746-5363
Kona Court Self-Help Center: Wednesday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Phone: (808) 437-7557
The Court Self-Help Centers are a collaborative effort of the Judiciary, the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission, the Hawaii State Bar Association, the Kauai County Bar Association, the Maui County Bar Association, the Hawaii County Bar Association, West Hawaii Bar Association, AmeriCorps, and the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii to increase access to justice for self-represented litigants. Over 27,000 visitors have received legal help and nearly 700 attorneys have volunteered since the first Court Self-Help Center opened on Kauai in 2011.