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For more self-help legal information and referral assistance for this state, visit http://www.lawhelp.org/hi/  

Click here for Military Legal Assistance Offices
Servicemembers andtheir families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs
These programs provide free civil legal assistance, but your eligibility for services may be limited based on your income. These organizations may or may not have military-specific services. Contact these programs for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Lawyer Referral Programs
These programs will connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. Some attorneys with these programs, however, may offer discounted initial consultations or may charge reduced fees based on your income. Contact these programs for more information.

Military Legal Assistance Offices:

Hickam AFB
15th Wing
120 Sixth Street, Building 502
Honolulu, HI 96853
Phone: 808-449-1737, 449-1737
https://www.my.af.mil/gcss-af/USAF/ep/globalTab.do?command=org&pageId=681742

Army Schofield Barracks
Building 580 Room 100
Honolulu, HI 96857
Phone: 808-655-8607
http://www.25idl.army.mil/ss_frame.asp?ss_id=1&content_id=1

USCG Honolulu
USCG Honolulu Legal Assistance Office
PJKK FED BLDG [Suite 9-130] 300 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96850
Phone: 808-535-3240, 808-535-3240
http://www.uscg.mil/mlcpac/ischon/legal.htm

NAVSTA Pearl Harbor
Naval Legal Service Office Pacific Det Pearl Harbor
850 Willamette Street
Pearl Harbor, HI 96860
Phone: 808-473-5982 473-5982
http://www.jag.navy.mil/html/NLSO_Pacific.htm

USMC           
HQ Marine Forces Pacific

Office of the Staff Judge Advocate
Box 64113
Camp H M Smith, HI 96861
Phone: 808-477-8505, 315-477-8505
http://www.mfp.usmc.mil/

Marine Corps Base Hawaii
Legal Assistance Office
Headquarters Batallion SJA, Box 63062
Kaneohe Bay, HI 96863
Phone: 808-257-6738
http://www.mcbh.usmc.mil/sja/sjala.htm

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs:

AIDS Community Care Team
1314 S. King Street, 964
Honolulu, HI 96814
Phone: 808-591-8890

Legal Aid Society Of Hawaii-- Partnership In Pro Bono
924 Bethel Street
Honolulu, HI 96813-4304
Phone: 808-536-4302
Fax: 808-527-8088
http://www.lashaw.org

intake@lashaw.org
Intake:
808-536-4302
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Volunteer Legal Services of Hawaii
545 Queen St, Ste 100
Honolulu, HI 96813-2920
Phone: 808-528-7046
Fax: 808-524-2147
http://www.vlsh.org

Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Juvenile, Immigration, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Hawaii State Bar Association Legal Line
Volunteer attorneys host a telephone hotline every Wednesday evening from the hours of 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., only. They are available to provide free legal information to the public. This one-hour weekly program assists members of the public who may not have access to an attorney and need general advice or who just want to be pointed in the right direction to get information.
AVAILABLE  Wednesday evening from 6-7 p.m. only, at (808) 537-1868. Also note that the volunteer attorneys only take calls, there is no option to leave a voicemail and have your call returned.

Domestic Violence Action Center
Phone: 808-531-3771
www.stoptheviolence.org

The Domestic Violence Action Center and Legal Hotline is committed to ending domestic violence and other forms of abuse through leadership, prevention, legal service, individual and systemic advocacy and social change work.

Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation
Phone: 808-521-2302
www.nhlchi.org

The mission of the NHLC is to strengthen and enhance the lives of Native Hawaiians and Native Hawaiian communities through the protection and recovery of ancestral and trust lands, natural resources, and the preservation of customs and practices vital to the perpetration of Hawaii's indigenous people.

Hawaii Disability Rights Center
900 Fort St., Ste. 1040
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-949-2922, 800-882-1057
www.hawaiidisabilityrights.org

The mission of the Hawaii Disability Rights Center is to protect and promote the human, civil, and legal rights of individuals with disabilities through the provision of information and advocacy.

University of Hawaii Elder Law Program (UHELP)
2515 Dole Street, Room 203
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808-956-6544
http://www.hawaii.edu/uhelp/

UHELP has an attorney/professor, a program administrator/legal assistant and several student law clerks. UHELP operates throughout the calendar year and provides basic legal assistance, advice and information. UHELP is not permitted to assist with business or criminal law matters or with personal injury or other fee-generating cases. You may qualify for services if you are 60 years or older and are socially or economically needy or if you are a caregiver of an older person and need legal assistance on behalf of the older person. (Each case is evaluated according to its own merits and in accordance with staff capabilities)

Lawyer Referral Programs:

Hawaii State Bar Association LRIS
Alakea Corporate Tower
1100 Alakea Street, Ste. 1000
General Phone No: 808-537-9140
Honolulu, HI 96813
Languages: Japanese, Filipino, Spanish, Chinese
http://hawaiilawyerreferral.com
Counties Served: Statewide
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.
Special Panels:
Reduced Fee Panel, Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel

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