Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii (Volunteer Legal)

General Contact Information


545 Queen Street
Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96813

How to Get Help

Phone Number 808-528-7046
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Closed on Holidays and staff training days.

We experience a high volume of calls. Please leave a brief message with your name, number, and brief description of your legal issue. Your call will be returned in the order it was received, generally within 48 to 72 hours.

545 Queen Street
Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone Number 808-528-7046
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Closed on Holidays and staff training days.

There is no parking available onsite. Metered parking is available along Punchbowl and South Street. Please be aware that if you park in our building, or in the loading zone, your car is subject to be towed at your own expense.

Who We Are

Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii provides statewide legal assistance to the community through education, legal advice clinics, brief services, and referrals to pro bono attorneys for direct representation. Its mission is to increase legal access for those who cannot afford to hire an attorney due to financial hardships. Volunteer Legal believes that residents of the State of Hawaii should not be barred from accessing the legal system simply because of their poverty.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by walk-in M-F 9:00am - 12:00pm (OAHU ONLY) or phone M-F 9:00am - 4:00pm 

Who We Serve

  • Statewide
Language(s) Spoken
  • Mandarin Chinese / 简体中文
  • Thai / ภาษาไทย
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Phone interpretation services are available for intake and clinic appointments.

Income Guidelines

Volunteer Legal charges an administrative fee for its services to help cover program costs. Fees are based on household income and ability to pay. You will be informed of the applicable fee during Intake. Please be aware that the Intake Specialist may ask you for proof of income.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level 250
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? Yes
Eligibility Restrictions

Volunteer Legal assists individuals and families who meet low and moderate income guidelines and have a legal issue that the organization handles (Divorce; Custody issues including visitation and child support; Guardianship for minors; Adoption; Residential disputes between landlord and tenants; Consumer Debt Collections; Chapter 7 Bankruptcy; Basic Estate Planning; Adult Guardianship; and Veterans Benefits).

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Legal Aid
Description of Services

VLSH offers the following types of services: legal clinics, brief services, referrals to a volunteer attorney for direct representation, and self-help workshops.

Last Review and Update: Sep 21, 2018
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