Our Collections

The University of Hawaiʻi Law Library's Archive preserves and makes accessible material significant to the legal history of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific. 

This database allows researchers to do online searches across our collections.  Visit the Access page for directions to gain access to search the full collections.

Notice: Our repository does not necessarily hold the copyrights, privacy permissions or releases, or publicity rights to all the items in our collections. Although the archives are accessible for educational, non-commercial purposes under the Fair Use Copyright Act, it is the researchers' obligation to determine the copyright status and holders, meet all holder requirements and honor restrictions. 

These are the collections currently available for access: 

Samuel P. King Collection Finding Aid

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Made possible with funding support from the Hawaii Council for the Humanities. Scope and Content The William S. Richardson School of Law...

William S. Richardson School of Law Faculty Publications Archive Finding Aid

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The William S. Richardson School of Law Faculty Publications Archive collects, organizes, and preserves material published by faculty members of the School,...

Pacific Islands Committee Archive Finding Aid

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INTRODUCTION The Pacific Islands Committee is one of several committees of the Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Courts.   The...

H-3 Litigation Finding Aid

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Scope and Content The H-3 Litigation Archive documents the legal debate surrounding the development of the H-3 Freeway that cuts through...

William S. Richardson School of Law Historical Archives Finding Aid

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Introduction The Law School History Archive preserves and makes available documents and ephemera relating to the history of the formation of...

William S. Richardson School of Law Awards Finding Aid

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This lists various awards and memorabilia received by W.S. Richardson faculty and students for their participation in competitions or merit...

Hawaiʻi 1968-1978 Constitutional Convention Archives

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Scope and Content This collection includes scrapbooks from the 1968 and 1978 Hawaiʻi Constitutional Convention (Con Con).  The 1968 Con Con was...

Jon Van Dyke Collection Finding Aid

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Special acknowledgements goes to Hawaiʻi Council for Humanities for their funding and support for the processing of this collection. Also,...