Overview Description

Records that have been expunged pursuant to an attorney general's expungement order can be sealed by the court. Haw. Rev. Stat. § 831-3.2(f).

Ineligible Category or Citation

This section is applicable only after receipt of an expungement order from the attorney general.

Procedure General

A written request must be submitted to the court. For the specific procedure, see Haw. Rev. Stat. § 831-3.2(f).

Fees

There is no statutory language regarding fees.

Effect

The court records are sealed or otherwise removed from publicly accessible electronic databases. Haw. Rev. Stat. 831-3.2(f).

Waiting Periods

The petition can be filed any time after the attorney general issues an expungement order.

(non-prod server)