In 2018, an in-person Volunteer Court Navigator Program was established in the Second Circuit (Maui County).  Volunteer Court Navigators assist unrepresented persons at the Hoapili Hale Courthouse, Wailuku, Maui by answering questions concerning court resources, location, and procedures.  Volunteer Court Navigators cannot provide legal advice or representation.   The Second … [read more]

2022 Hawai‘i Access to Justice Conference          On a warm summer day, over 240 people attended the thirteenth annual Hawai‘i Access to Justice Conference, held on Friday, June 17, 2022, at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i.   This year’s theme was “Continuing to Meet Challenges to … [read more]

On Friday, June 25, 2021, the Hawai‘i Access to Justice Conference with the theme, “Access to Justice and the Time of COVID,” sponsored by the Hawai‘i Access to Justice Commission, attracted over 260 attendees. Opening remarks were provided by Hawai`i Supreme Court Justice Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald and Chair of … [read more]

          The eighth annual Pro Bono Celebration took place during National Pro Bono Celebration week in October 2020.  Due to health and safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of the usual “in-person” event, the Commission partnered with ThinkTech Hawaii to tape and livestream the Celebration.  In addition, during the … [read more]