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Local legal Resources
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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.
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, 528-7046
VLSH provides free or low-cost legal help to low-income residents and the non-profit organizations serving them in communities across
our state with the help of volunteers who contribute pro bono services.
Domestic Violence Action Center, 531-3771
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.
Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, 536-4302
Legal Aid Society of Hawaii is dedicated to assisting the low-to-moderate income community. Their mission is to achieve fairness and
justice for Hawaii's people through quality representation, advocacy, community partnerships, education and outreach.
American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii Tel: 808-522-5900
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is the only national organization dedicated to defending and expanding the civil liberties of all
people. The ACLU of Hawaii has a variety of pro bono opportunities for individuals seeking to defend civil liberties an the fundamental
principles of our Constitution, including opportunities for cooperating attorneys and individuals seeking to volunteer on various legislation
and litigation projects. For more information, you may email email@example.com, or visit the link below.
Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation, Tel: 808-521-2302
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
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.
Telephone numbers: (808) 949-2922, 1 (800) 882-1057
Address: 900 Fort St., Ste. 1040, Honolulu, HI 96813
Hawaii Immigrant Justice Center Tel: 808-536-8826
Hawaii Immigrant Justice Center is a non-profit organization committed to providing immigration legal services and advocacy in the
public interest for people living in Hawaii with particular emphasis on serving poor and low income immigrants and their families.
Maximum Legal Services Corporation
The mission of the Maximum Legal Services Corporation is to provide high quality legal services and assistance to persons of all ages
who would not otherwise be able to obtain or afford adequate legal representation.
University of Hawaii Elder Law Program (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)
Telephone number: (808) 956-6544
Address: 2515 Dole Street, Room 203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
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American Bar Ass'n
Calif Bar Ass'n
Native Hawaiian Bar Ass'n
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