Welcome to the Hawai`i Access to Justice Commission’s homepage. The Commission’s primary purpose is to substantially increase access to justice in civil legal matters for low- and moderate-income residents of Hawai`i.

“The pursuit of equal justice for all is truly a noble endeavor.”

Associate Judge Daniel R. Foley, Hawai`i Intermediate Court of Appeals Chair, Hawai`i Access to Justice Commission

Hawaii Access to Justice Commission News

  • October 23, 2014

    PRO BONO CELEBRATION 2014

             On Thursday, October 23, 2014, the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission sponsored the 2014 Pro Bono Celebration with the support of the Hawaii State Bar Association and the Hawaii State Bar Foundation at the Hawaii Supreme Court Courtroom at Ali`iolani Hale.  Outstanding pro bono attorneys were … [read more]

  • 2014 ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE

    “MEETING THE CHALLENGES TO EQUAL JUSTICE FOR ALL”    2014 Access to Justice Conference Friday, June 20, 2014   On a sunny Friday morning, June 20, 2014, 265 interested individuals attended the Access to Justice Conference sponsored by the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission (“Commission”). The venue at the William S. … [read more]

  • INFORMATIONAL BROCHURES

              The Hawai`i Access to Justice Commission received a grant from the ABA Center for Access to Justice Initiatives, which allowed the Commission to work on the enhancement of language services for self-represented litigants.            A brochure was developed that explains how to request an interpreter and provides tips on … [read more]

  • COMMUNITY BRIEFING: Thursday, November 14, 2013

    The Hawai`i Access to Justice Commission sponsored a community briefing at the Farrington High School Cafeteria on Thursday night, November 14, 2013, with Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald of the Hawai`i Supreme Court and Associate Judge Daniel R. Foley, Intermediate Court of Appeals, Chair of the Access to Justice Commission. … [read more]