Know the Laws: Hawaii
UPDATED September 4, 2012
Below you will find information about orders of protection due to domestic violence, which are issued in family court, and injunctions against harassment, which are issued in district court.
The Hawaii State Judiciary provides further information on this process in the Self Help: Protective Orders section of their website.
Some restraining orders are issued in criminal court and some are issued in civil court.
A civil order that provides protection from a family or household member.
A civil order issued to protect someone from harassment committed by a non-family member or a non-household member.
Your HI order for protection can be enforceable in another state.
If you are planning to move to HI or are going to be in HI for any reason, your protection order can be enforced.