Hawaii


Publication Website: http://hawaii.gov/ag/main/publications/opinions/
Coverage: 1845-2023

Frequency: 4
Additional Information:      The Office of Attorney General of Hawaii has existed as far back as 1845 in the time of the Kingdom. (Hawaii Statute Laws, 1845-46 [vol. 1, 1846 ed.] p. 9)

     In 1862 it was enacted that the King may appoint an Attorney General, who should report to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court annually on or before the first Monday in January. (Hawaiian Islands Laws, 1862, Monarchy, Sec. I, p. 14; Sec. I, p. 15)

     In 1894 when the Republic was established the Office of Attorney General was provided for. He was required to report to the President not later than the last Wednesday in February in each year. (Constitution of the Republic of Hawaii, 1894, Art. 21, Sec. 1; Art. 35, Sec. 1)

     The Organic Act of the Territory of Hawaii (1900, Sec. 80) provided for the appointment of an Attorney General.

     The Attorney General is required to account for all fees and other moneys collected or received by him by virtue of his Office. (Laws 1866, p. 17; amend. Laws 1923, c. 35, s. 1; amend. Laws 1931, c. 59, s. 1; 30-7 Revised Laws of Hawaii 1955)

     Opinions are published separately; listing follows that of the Reports.

Volumes:
2023 (2023)
2023 Report to the Legislature (2023)
2022 (2022)
2022 Report to the Legislature (2022)
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2021 (2020)
2022 (31st Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-998)
2021 Report to the Legislature (2021)
2021 (31st Legislature, Regular Session and Special Session pp. 1-964)
2020 (2019-2020)
2020 (30th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-510)
2020 Report to the Legislature (2020)
2019 (30th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-838)
2019 (2018-2019)
2018 (29th Legislature, Special Session pp. 1-784)
2019 Report to the Legislature (2019)
2017 (29th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-780)
2018 (2018)
2016 (28th Legislature, Regular and Second Special Sessions pp. 1-904)
2018 Report to the Legislature (2018)
2015 (28th Legislature, Regular Session pp 1-776 pp. 1-776)
2017 (2017)
2014 (27th Legislature, Second Special Session 2013; Regular Session 2014 pp. 1-884)
2017 Report to the Legislature (2017)
2013 (27th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-888)
2016 (2016)
2012 (26th Legislature, 2012 Regular Session pp. 1-1168)
2016 Report to the Legislature (2016)
2011 (26th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-788)
2015 (2015)
2010 (25th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-764)
2015 Report to the Legislature (2015)
2009 (25th Legislature, Regular and Special Sessions pp. 1-934)
2014 (2014)
2008 (24th Legislature, 2nd Special Session 2007, Regular & Special Session 2008 pp. 1-1022)
2014 Report to the Legislature (2014)
2007 (24th Legislature, Regular & Special Sessions pp. 1-1048)
2013 (2013)
2006 (23rd Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1338)
2013 Report to the Legislature (2013)
2005 (23rd Legislature, Regular and Special Sessions pp. 1-878)
2012 (2012)
2004 (22nd Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1140)
2012 Report to the Legislature (2012)
2003 (22nd Legislature, Regular & Special Sessions pp. 1-816)
2011 (2011)
2002 (21st Legislature, 3rd Special Session 2001, Regular Session 2002 pp. 1-1084)
2011 Report to the Legislature (2011)
2001 (20th-21st Legislature, 2nd Special Session 2000, Regular Session, Special and 2nd Special Sessions pp. 1-994)
No Opinions Issued for 2010
2000 (20th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1240)
2010 Report to the Legislature (2010)
1999 (20th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1004)
2009 (2009)
1998 (19th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1064)
2008 (2008)
1997 (19th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1306)
1989-2007 Opinions Index (1989-2007 Opinions Index)
1996 (18th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1036)
2007 (2007)
1995 (18th Legislature, Regular & Special Sessions pp. 1-809)
2006 (2006)
1994 (17th Legislature, Special Session 1993, Regular Session 1994 pp. 1-956)
2005 (2005)
1993 (17th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1092)
No Opinions Issued for 2004
1992 (16th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1096)
2003 (2003)
1991 (16th Legislature, Regular & Special Sessions pp. 1-1124)
No Opinions Issued for 2002
1990 (15th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1134)
No Opinions Issued for 2001
1989 (15th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1182)
2000 (2000)
1988 (14th Legislature, Regular Session, Special Session pp. 1-1078)
1999 (1999)
1987 vol. 1 (13th Legislature, Special Session-1986, 14th Legislature, Regular Session-1987 pp. 1-1253)
1998 (1998)
1987 vol. 2 (14th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-422)
1997 (1997)
1986 (13th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1074)
1996 (1996)
1985 (13th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-858)
1995 (1995)
1984 (12th Legislature, Regular Session, 1st Special Session pp. 1-956)
1994 (1994)
1983 vol. 1 (12th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-816)
1989-1993 (1989-1993)
1983 vol. 2 (12th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-96)
1986-1988 (1986-1988)
1982 (11th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-804)
1985 (1985)
1981 (11th Legislature, Regular Session, 1st Special Session pp. 1-710)
1984 (1984)
1980 (10th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-1008)
1983 (1983)
1979 (10th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-792)
1982 (1982)
1978 (9th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-796)
1981 (1981)
1977 (9th Legislature, Regular and 1st Special Sessions pp. 1-802)
1980 (1980)
1976 (8th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-808)
1979 (1979)
1975 (8th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-724)
1978 (1978)
1974 (7th Legislature, Regular and Special Sessions pp. 1-780)
1977 (1977)
1973 (7th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-694)
1976 (1976)
1972 (6th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-686)
1975 (1975)
1971 (6th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-520)
1974 (1974)
1970 (5th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-524)
1973 (1973)
1969 (5th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-544)
1972 (1972)
1968 (4th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-204)
1971 (1971)
1967 (4th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-544)
1970 (1970)
1966 (3rd Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-154)
1969 (1969)
1965 vol. I (3rd Legislature, Regular Session, Special Session-1964 pp. 1-542)
1968 (1968)
1965 vol. II (3rd Legislature, Uniform Commercial Code, Regular Session pp. 1-212)
1967 (1967)
1964 (2nd Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-146)
1966 (1966)
1963 (2nd Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-386)
1965 (1965)
1962 (1st Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-168)
1964 (1964)
1961 (1st Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-412)
1963 (1963)
1960 (1st State Legislature, Special and Regular Sessions pp. 1-112)
1962 (1962)
1959 (1st State Legislature, 1st-2nd Special Session pp. 1-128)
1961 (1961)
Territory of Hawaii (1845-1959)
July 1, 1939-Jan 2, 1961 - Typed or Mimeographed Opinions filed with appropriate agencies
1959 (30th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-432)
1960 (1960)
1956-1957 (28th Legislature, Special Session-1956; 29th Legislature, Regular and Special Sessions pp. 1-546)
1959 (1959)
1954-1955 (27th Legislature, Special Session-1954; 28th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-650)
1933-1939 (1933-1939)
1953 (27th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-786)
1929-1933 (1929-1933)
1950-1951 (25th Legislature, Special Session-1950; 26th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-936)
1927-1928 (1927-1928)
1949 (25th Legislature, Special Session pp. 1-141)
1927-1928 (1927-1928)
1949 (25th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-951)
1926-1927 (1926-1927)
1947 (24th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-723)
1925-1926 (1925-1926)
1945 (23rd Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-528)
1925-1926 (1925-1926)
1943 (22nd Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-381)
1924-1925 (1924-1925)
1941 (21st Legislature, Special Session pp. 1-260)
1922-1924 (1922-1924)
1941 (21st Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-613)
1920-1922 (1920-1922)
1939 (20th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-532)
1919 (1919)
1937 (19th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-468)
1917-1918 (1917-1918)
1935 (18th Legislature, Regular Session pp. 1-384)
1915-1916 (1915-1916)
1933 (17th Legislature - Special Session pp. 1-134)
1915-1916 (1915-1916)
1933 (17th Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-358)
No Reports Published July-Dec 1914
1932 (16th Legislature - 1st and 2nd Special Sessions pp. 1-248)
1914 (1914)
1931 (16th Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-557)
1913 (1913)
1929 (15th Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-424)
1911-1912 (1911-1912)
1927 (14th Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-433)
1909-1910 (1909-1910)
1925 (13th Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-469)
1907-1908 (1907-1908)
1923 (12th Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-414)
1905-1906 (1905-1906)
1920-1921 (11th Legislature - 1920 Special Session; 1921 Regular Session pp. 1-458)
No Reports Published Jan-June 1905
1919 (10th Regular Session pp. 1-438)
1903-1904 (1903-1904)
1918 (1918 Legislature - Special Session pp. 1-54)
1901-1902 (1901-1902)
1917 (1917 Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-615)
No Reports Published Jan-June 1901
1915 (1915 Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-423)
1898-1899 (1898-1899)
1913 (1913 Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-405)
1896-1897 (1896-1897)
1911 (1911 Legislature - Regular and Special Sessions pp. 1-421)
1896 (1895-1896)
1909 (1909 Legislature - Regular Session; 1907 - Act 141 pp. 1-258)
1894 (1892-1894: Unable to Locate 1894 April 1 - Dec 31)
1907 (1907 Legislature - Regular Session pp. 1-417)
1892 (1890-1892)
1905 (1905 Legislature - Regualr and Extra Sessions pp. 1-374)
1890 (1888-1890)
1904 (Laws of the Territory pp. 1-59)
1888 (1886-1888)
1903 (Laws of the Territory; Extra Session pp. 1-589)
1886 (1884-1886)
1901 (Laws of the Territory; Extra Session pp. 1-112)
1884 (1882-1884)
1892-1898 (Kingdom of Liliuokalani, Regular Session; Provisional Government, Regular Session; Republic, Regular and SpecialSessions pp. 1-412)
1882 (1880-1882)
1872-1890 (Kingdom of Kamehameha V, Regular Session; Kingdom of Kalakaua, Regular and Special Sessions pp. 1-271)
No Reports Published 1848-1880
1845-1870 (Kingdom of Kamehameha III-V, Regular Sessions pp. 1-382)
1845-1847 (1845-1847)