Hawaii Seal Hawaii Revised Statutes

Chapter 604

District Courts




604-1 Judicial circuits; district judges; sessions

604-2 Appointment and tenure of district judges;

per diem district judges

604-2.5 Salary of district judges

604-3 Disqualification, absence, vacancy

604-4 Repealed

604-5 Civil jurisdiction

604-6 Ejectment proceedings

604-6.1 Jurisdiction of district courts; leased or

rented personal property

604-6.2 Order to show cause

604-7 Powers; venue

604-7.2 Arrest warrants arising from traffic violations

604-7.3 Change of venue

604-7.4 Cure or waiver of defects

604-7.5 Continuance of hearing or trial

604-8 Criminal, misdemeanors, generally

604-9 Same; powers

604-10 Repealed

604-10.5 Power to enjoin and temporarily restrain


604-11 Jurisdiction of district courts; ordinances

604-11.5 Same; offenses committed within the circuit

604-12 Repealed

604-13 Arrest under warrant

604-14 Repealed

604-15 Rules by supreme court

604-16 Expenses of serving warrant

604-17 Courts of record; testimony and proceedings

604-18, 19 Repealed

604-20 Powers of clerk


As to procedural statutes superseded by the rules of court, see note preceding Title 32.

District court judges as hearing officers for administrative revocation of drivers licenses proceedings. L 1990, c 188, §13.

Cross References

Small claims, etc., see chapter 633.

Rules of Court

See generally Rules of the District Courts; District Court Rules of Civil Procedure; Hawaii Rules of Penal Procedure; Hawaii Court Records Rules; Hawaii Electronic Filing and Service Rules.

Law Journals and Reviews

Electronic Discovery: A Call for a New Rules Regime for the Hawai‘i Courts. 32 UH L. Rev. 153 (2009).