Jim Sandman at the 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]

Access to Justice Commission logo

          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

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]

On Thursday, October 24, 2013, the student essay award recipients and outstanding pro bono attorneys were honored at the 2013 Pro Bono Celebration sponsored by the Hawai`i Access to Justice Commission and the Hawai`i State Bar Association held at the Hawai`i Supreme Court Courtroom in Honolulu. The essay contest entitled … [read more]