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Child Support Reference Guide

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This reference guide identifies selected sources on child support in Hawai‘i. Resources listed in this guide are available at all of the court libraries in the Hawai‘i State Law Library System, unless otherwise noted. This finding aid is not exhaustive, and is meant to be used as a starting point for research on this topic.

Notes: The information in brackets [ ] indicates the call number. SCLL=Supreme Court Law Library on O‘ahu, 2d=Maui, 3d=Hilo, K=Kona, 5th=Kaua‘i
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Primary Sources | Secondary Sources | Internet Resources | Agencies & Organizations | Electronic Resources

Primary Sources (Laws, Ordinances, Rules, Cases)

  1. Chapters 576B, 576D, 576E Child Support; Chapter 580 Annulment, Divorce & Separation published in:
  2. Title 42, Chapter 7, Subchapter IV, Part D Child Support & Establishment of Paternity published in:
  3. Title 5, Dept. of the Attorney General, Subtitle 3 Chapters 31 & 34 – Child Support Enforcement in:
  4. Hawai‘i Family Court Rules in:
  5. Hawai‘i. Family Court of the First Circuit.
    Amended Child Support Guidelines (effective October 1, 2004)
    [DESK KFH104.8 A2]
    Available at SCLL

  6. Hawai‘i. Family Court.
    Pro Se Instructions for Appeals From the Administrative Orders of the Office of Child Support Hearings in the Family Court of the First Circuit State of Hawai‘i. 1994.
    [DESK KFH104.8 H29]
    Available at SCLL

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Secondary Sources

  1. Encyclopedias:
  2. Manuals:
  3. Finding Aids/Indexes:

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Internet Resources

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Agencies & Organizations

  1. Judiciary’s Ho‘okele Court Navigation Program
  2. Department of the Attorney General Child Support Enforcement Agency
    601 Kamokila Boulevard, Suite 251
    Kapolei, HI 96707
    (808) 692-8265
    (888) 317-9081 (Neighbor Islands)

  3. Department of the Attorney General Office of Child Support Hearings
    601 Kamokila Boulevard, Suite 436
    Kapolei, HI 96707
    (808) 692-7110

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Electronic Resources

These resources are available for public use at the Hawai‘i State Law Libraries at no charge. Printing is 15¢ per page.

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