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Hawai‘i Island & Maui Courts Close in Anticipation of Hurricane Lane

August 21, 2018, 8:36 PM HST
* Updated August 22, 12:46 AM
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Due to the anticipated severe weather effects of Hurricane Lane, the Hawai‘i State Judiciary announced that its Hawai‘i Island and Maui County courts and facilities will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 22, to Friday, Aug. 24.

As a result of the closures, the Hawai‘i Supreme Court has issued an order extending any Maui County (Second Circuit) or Hawai‘i Island (Third Circuit) court matter with a filing or hearing due date of Aug. 22, 23, or 24 until Monday, Aug. 27. All documents due to have been filed shall be deemed to have been timely filed if they are filed by the close of business on Aug. 27, 2018. In addition, hearings or trials cancelled due to the closure of the courts will be rescheduled to the next available date with due consideration for any statutory mandates.

Employees in the Second and Third Circuits should not report to work Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, unless they are contacted by their supervisors to provide required services.


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