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]

2013 HAWAII ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE AND JUSTICE FOR ALL?    More than 260 people attended the 2013 Access to Justice Conference on Friday, June 21 at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii.  The theme for the fifth annual conference sponsored by the Hawaii … [read more]

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PRO BONO INITIATIVE PROGRAM          Approximately 150 people attended the Pro Bono Initiative Program on Thursday, February 21, 2013 in Ali`iolani Hale (Hawaii Supreme Court building) sponsored by the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission (“Commission”) and supported by the Hawaii State Bar Association (“HSBA”).   The Commission approved the formation … [read more]

     The Hawai `i Access to Justice Commission hosted a community briefing on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  at the Waianae District Park, Multi-purpose Room, 85-601 Farrington Highway.   Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald and Associate Justice Simeon R. Acoba, Jr. of the Hawai`i Supreme Court (former Chair of … [read more]