Apply for disaster legal services with Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi

Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi is a public interest legal service provider dedicated to helping meet the legal needs of the most vulnerable in our community.

The Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and does not charge their clients for legal services.

Legal Aid and it’s pro bono partners provide free legal information and assistance to qualifying low-income individuals impacted by the Maui Wildfires regarding FEMA appeals, landlord-tenant issues, replacing documents, unemployment benefits, immigration, and disaster relief and insurance claims. We also provide free legal information resources that can be found on the Legal Aid Society of Hawaiʻi's website here.

Disaster Legal Services may include:

FEMA Appeals

Unemployment Benefits

Public Assistance Benefits

Vital Document Replacement

Disaster Related Residential Housing Issues/Evictions

Family Law, Immigration

Consumer Matters

Mortgage Counseling

Legal Aid does not assist with: Criminal law, prisoner’s rights, lawsuits for compensation, trusts.

Click here to see Legal Aid Society of Hawaii's Legal Resources.

Click here to see eviction resources

• Click here if you NEED help

• Click here if you WANT to help

Call the Intake Hotline at (800) 499-4302 and select "Option 3" for the Disaster Callback line or complete an online intake application at and click on ONLINE INTAKEOR click here to get legal assistance

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm  

Although our physical offices are currently closed, all other services remain available. Legal Aid Society of Hawaii staff are working harder to help our community through this challenging time.

Oahu number: (808) 536-4302 or Neighbor Islands: 1-(800) 499-4302

Choose "Option 1" for general intake OR "Option 3" for a Disaster Callback Line.

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