On January 27, 2011, the Hawaii Supreme Court amended Rule 23 of the Hawaii Rules of Civil Procedure to provide that the residual funds from a class action may be distributed to a nonprofit tax exempt organization eligible to receive assistance from the indigent legal assistance fund (under HRS sec. 607-5.7) or the Hawaii Justice Foundation for distribution to one or more of such organizations.   A copy of the order is set forth below.

Order Amending HRCP Rule 23 (cy pres)