Pro Bono Opportunities

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, 808-536-4302

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii is dedicated to assisting the low-to-moderate income community. Their mission is to achieve fairness and justice for Hawaii's people through quality representation, advocacy, community partnerships, education, and outreach.


Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, 808-52 8-7046

VLHS provides free or low-cost legal help to low-income residents and the non-profit organizations serving them in communities across our state with the help of volunteers who contribute pro bono services.


American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii, 808-522-5900

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is the only national organization dedicated to defending and expanding the civil liberties of all people. The ACLU of Hawaii has a variety of pro bono opportunities for individuals seeking to defend civil liberties an the fundamental principles of our Constitution, including opportunities for cooperating attorneys and individuals seeking to volunteer on various legislation and litigation projects. For more information, you may email, or visit the link below.

Domestic Violence Action Center, 808-531-3771

The Domestic Violence Action Center and Legal Hotline is committed to ending domestic violence and other forms of abuse through leadership, prevention, legal service, individual and systemic advocacy and social change work.

Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation, 521-2302

The mission of the NHLC is to strengthen and enhance the lives of Native Hawaiians and Native Hawaiian communities through the protection and recovery of ancestral and trust lands, natural resources, and the preservation of customs and practices vital to the perpetration of Hawaii's indigenous people.

Hawaii Disability Rights Cen ter

900 Fort St., Ste. 1040
Honolulu, HI 96813

UH Elder Law Pro gram

2515 Dole St., Ste. 203
Honolulu, HI 96813
Ph: 808-956-6544

Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice (LEJ)

119 Merchant St., Ste. 605A
Honolulu HI 96813
Ph: (808) 587–7605


Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawai'i

2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: (808) 688-3313


The Hawaii Innocence Project

2515 Dole St., Ste. 255
Honolulu HI 96822
Ph: (808) 956-6547


Community Mediation Centers

There are five Community mediation centers under contract to the State of Hawaii to provide volunteer mediators and affordable mediation services to the public. Contact the center nearest you for more information:



The Mediation Center of the Pacific
245 N. Kukui Street, Suite 206
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Phone: (808) 521-6767
Fax: (808) 538-1454



Kauai Economic Opportunity, Inc.
Mediation Program
2804 Wehe Road
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
Phone: (808) 245-4077
Fax: (808) 245-7476



Maui Mediation Services
J. Walter Cameron Center
95 Mahalani Street, Suite 25
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
Phone: (808) 244-5744
Fax: (808) 249-0905



Kuikahi Mediation Center
101 Aupuni Street, Suite PH 1014 B-2
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Phone: (808) 935-7844
Fax: (808) 961-9727


West Hawaii Mediation Center

P.O. Box 7020
Kamuela, Hawaii 96743
Phone: (808) 885-5525
Fax: (808) 887-0525