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Motor Vehicle Law

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This reference guide identifies selected sources on general motor vehicle law issues 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 Oahu, 2d=Maui, 3d=Hilo, K=Kona, 5th=Kauai.
The Library staff is prohibited by law from giving legal advice. Please consult an attorney if you need such services.

Primary Sources | Secondary Sources | Internet Resources | Electronic Resources


Primary Sources (Laws, Ordinances, Rules, Cases)

  1. Chapters 286-294-Motor Vehicles
    Hawaii Revised Statutes [KFH30 1993 A2]
    Hawaii Revised Statutes Annotated [KFH30 A4]

  2. Chapter 15-Traffic Code
    Revised Ordinances of Honolulu [DESK KFX1512 A35]

  3. Chapter 24-Vehicles and Traffic & Traffic Schedules
    Hawai‘i County Code [DESK KFX1483]

  4. Chapters 16 and 17-Traffic Doe & Motor Vehicle and Traffic Regulations
    Kauai County Code [DESK KFX1610 A35]

  5. Chapter 10-Vehicles and Traffic
    Code of the County of Maui [DESK KFX1819 A35]

  6. Hawai‘i Civil Traffic Rules
    Hawai‘i Rules of Court* [DESK KFH529 A2 2004]
    (*Scroll down the list and find the "Hawai‘i Civil Traffic Rules". Choose either the htm or pdf format for the rules.)

  7. eCourt Kokua
    View traffic violation case information in Hawai‘i for individuals or businesses.

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Secondary Sources

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

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Internet Resources

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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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