Hawaii Supreme Court Rule 21 requires the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission to issue annual reports on its activities and periodic reviews of its progress toward the goal of substantially increasing access to justice in civil legal matters for low- and moderate-income Hawaii residents. The report below briefly highlights accomplishments … [read more]

   Friday, June 24, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The Hawaii Access to Justice Conference sponsored by the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission will be an all-day event at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa. The keynote speaker will be Jonathan Lippman, former … [read more]

2015 Pro Bono Celebration - Hawaii Supreme Court Courtroom

“Without the tremendous work and dedication of the staff, boards, and volunteers of the nonprofit legal services providers, thousands in our community would be denied access to justice.”              — Hon. Daniel R. Foley, Chair, Hawaii Access to Justice Commission The Hawaii Access to Justice Commission’s Pro … [read more]

2015 Access to Justice Conference - courtyard

2015 HAWAII ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE  Sponsored by the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission        Approximately 260 people attended the seventh Access to Justice Conference with the theme, “Narrowing the Justice Gap” on Friday, June 19, 2015 at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii.    The … [read more]