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Important note: Although courts may be closed or accepting limited cases due to COVID-19, there should still be a way to file for a protection order and other emergency relief. See our Frequently Asked Questions Involving Courts and COVID-19, or call your local courthouse for more details.

Legal Information: Hawaii

Restraining Orders

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Updated: 
August 28, 2019

Where can I file for an order for protection?

You can file for an order for protection in any family court in the circuit where you live.1  Go to our HI Courthouse Locations page for addresses and phone numbers of the courthouses.  If you want help, you may want to contact an attorney.  Please see our HI Finding a Lawyer page for more information.

1 HRS § 586-2