Welcome to the web site for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Hawaii. Here you will find bankruptcy forms, local rules and district guidelines, opinions, and reference materials. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.


In conjunction with amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure to become effective December 1, 2017, a proposed local form plan is published for public comment. Click below to view.

Comments may be sent to the Clerk at michael_dowling@hib.uscourts.gov by September 1, 2017. The federal rule amendments are also appended for reference. Amended local rules will be published shortly.

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Filing Bankruptcy Without an Attorney Proposed Local Ch 13 Plan
File Claims Online Chapter 13 Interest Rate
Getting Copies of Case Documents Fee Increases Dec 1
Approved Credit Counseling Agencies for Hawaii Amended Order Adopting LBRs
Approved Debtor Education Providers  
Credit Reports and BK Court Records  

Bankruptcy Fraud Hotline (Department of Justice)
Judicial Misconduct and Disability
Judges' Privately Funded Seminars Disclosure