PART I. CIRCUITS AND JUDGES

 

603-1 Judicial circuits. The State is divided into four judicial circuits, as follows:

(1) The first judicial circuit is the island of Oahu and all other islands belonging to the State not hereinafter mentioned;

(2) The second judicial circuit includes the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, and Molokini;

(3) The third judicial circuit is the island of Hawaii;

(4) The fifth judicial circuit includes the islands of Kauai and Niihau. [L 1892, c 57, 29; am L 1913, c 34, 1; RL 1925, 2234; RL 1935, 3630; am L 1943, c 141, 1(a); RL 1945, 9631; RL 1955, 215-1; HRS 603-1; am L 1994, c 103, 1]

 

Cross References

 

These circuits as "districts" within meaning of Const. art. I, 14, see 806-17.

 

 

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