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The Hawaii State Bar Association (HSBA) offers members of the public free legal assistance.

Self-Help Center Info

Description of Services:

Access to Justice Rooms – Volunteer attorneys provide limited legal advice to unrepresented litigants involved in a civil cases.

Self-Help Centers – Volunteer attorneys and AmeriCorps Advocates provided limited legal information to help self-represented litigants navigate through court forms and processes.

*Free interpreter services for most languages are available at the Self-Help Centers. You should inform court staff if such help is needed. You may also visit the Language Access page for more information.

More Details:


For Lawyer Referral and Information Service, call:
Oahu (808) 537-9140
Hawaii toll-free (808) 930-0872
Email LRIS@nullhsba.org

Every Wednesday evening from 6-7pm, volunteer licensed pro bono attorneys are available via telephone.
For Honolulu, call (808) 537-1868
For Neighbor Island, call 1-888-609-5463

Every island also has Justice Rooms and Help Centers available with trained pro bono attorneys:

Kauikeaouli Hale
1111 Alakea Street, 3rd Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-1pm
Tel: 808-538-5629

Hale Kaulike
777 Kilauea Avenue, 1st Floor
Hilo, HI 96720-4212
Hours: Tuesday & Friday, 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Telephone: 808-961-0609