How to Apply for Legal Aid Services

To apply for assistance from the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, call the intake hotline at (808) 536-4302 on O'ahu and 1(800) 499-4302 on neighbor islands.

The intake hotline operates during the following times: 

Monday - Friday 

9:00am to 11:30am and 1:00pm to 3:30pm 

Legal Aid's Honolulu Office (924 Bethel St) also offers walk-in intake services on a first come, first served basis:

Monday - Friday 

9:00am to 11:30am 

Please arrive at 8:00am to reserve a spot in line. You may be turned away if you arrive between 9:00am and 11:30am. 

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Hawaii Self-Help Interactive Forms

You can access FREE interactive interviews that create court forms and legal documents to help self-represented individuals throughout Hawaii. The interactive interviews ask a series of questions to complete a legal form or court approved document.  The interactive interview also provides helpful information and instructions for next steps.

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, the Hawaii Judiciary and the Hawaii State Bar, with funding from the Legal Services Corporation's Technology Initiatives Grant, have collaborated to launch the Hawaii Self-Help Interactive Forms Project.