How can I find court records in Hawaii?
The eCourt Kokua provides public access to specific court records in Hawaii. It is publicly available on the Hawaii State Judiciary website, and most materials on the portal are chargeable.
How do I find someone’s criminal record in Hawaii?
To ensure safe and timely service, please call the Criminal Background Check Section at 808-587-3279 to schedule an appointment or to answer any questions you may have before physically reporting to HCJDC. A criminal background check is a search of a person’s criminal history by name or fingerprint.
How do I search for a file?
How to search
- Select the “Search Online” button.
- Register or login to the NSW online register.
- Find a civil case you’ve been involved in.
- Select the relevant case.
- Consult the different types of information by clicking on the tabs (Procedures, Documents filed, Court dates, Judgments and Orders).
Are case reports public records?
No. Not all documents in a court case are public. You are not allowed to see or copy the following: an arrest report or any other document showing a victim’s name, address or telephone number.
Where can I find free public documents?
There are many websites that provide access to a variety of public records in one place… We have reviewed most of them; here are the links to them:
- Checkmate Instant Review.
- Truth Seeker Review.
- Review verified.
- Intelius magazine.
- PeopleFinders review.
- eVerify review.
- Check people review.
- Review of American Research.
What is Kokua?
eCourt Kokua provides online access to information about traffic cases in the district courts of the State of Hawaii. Information posted on eCourt Kokua does not constitute the official record of a traffic case and, therefore, does not constitute a certified traffic summary.
Is there a way to check my file?
Although the easiest way to check your criminal record is to go to the police to consult your record, to go to sites that offer your services for a fee or others that are free, or to go to court to check his records. Go to your local police department.
How far back do background checks go in Hawaii?
In Hawaii, only felony convictions for the past seven years and misdemeanor convictions for the past five years, excluding time served, can be considered for employment decisions.
How do you know what sentence someone got in court?
Simply go to the court clerk and ask for a copy of the sentence report. Remember: these are public archives. Local law enforcement agencies may also have access to these records. If nothing else, they should be able to tell you where to locate them.
How can I find the judge of a case?
Talk to the clerks. Cases judged in open court are considered public records and you should be able to search by the judge’s name. If the court has computerized records, you can search the database for all the cases the judge has ruled on, as well as the judge’s decision.
Where can I find court records in Hawaii?
eCourt Kōkua provides access to records of traffic, criminal and civil district and circuit court, family court (adults) *criminal*, tax court, land court, and appellate cases. There is a fee to purchase copies of documents. The Hawaii State Archives provides access to the records of Hawaii’s judicial branch from 1839 to 1970.
How do I find Hawaii State Judiciary ho’ohiki?
NOTE: Criminal Cases, Civil District Court Cases, Civil Circuit Court Cases, and Land Court and Tax Appeal Court Cases are no longer available here. Access eCourt Kokua on the Courts website at www.courts.state.hi.us. Enter a minimum of 3 characters to search for. For Last Name or Business Name with only 2 characters, enter at least 1 character in the First Name field.
How do I know what court case I was in?
Locate a court case using Public Access to Electronic Court Records (PACER) or by visiting the clerk’s office of the courthouse where the case was filed.
How do I get court records in Ka’ahumanu Hale?
To retrieve court records from Kaʻahumanu Hale, please bring proper identification and case number. If you don’t know the case number, there are computers provided in the court records room that access the Ho’ohiki website. There are paper indexes of case numbers, but they are incomplete and no longer updated.