On July 15, 2009, the Hawaii Supreme Court filed its Order Amending Rule 17, and Adopting New Rule 22, of the Rules of the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii.   New Rule 22 requires all active members of the bar to complete at least 3 credits hours annually … [read more]

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. … [read more]