Maui County, Hawaii island courts closed for the rest of the week

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Due to the anticipated severe weather effects of Hurricane Lane, the Hawaii State Judiciary announced that its Maui County and Hawaii Island courts and facilities will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 22, to Friday, Aug. 24.

As a result of the closures, the Hawaii Supreme Court has issued an order extending any Maui County (Second Circuit) or Hawaii Island (Third Circuit) court matter with a filing or hearing due date of Aug. 22, 23, or 24 until Monday, Aug. 27.

All documents due to have been filed shall be deemed to have been timely filed if they are filed by the close of business on Aug. 27, 2018.

In addition, hearings or trials canceled due to the closure of the courts will be rescheduled to the next available date with due consideration for any statutory mandates.

Employees in the Second and Third Circuits should not report to work Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, unless they are contacted by their supervisors to provide required services.

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