Hawaii MCLE Requirements
3.00 credit hours every year.
All credits can be earned using Live or Alternate Format CLE activities.
NBI, Inc. will report your credit to the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education.
A Verified Certificate of Completion will be sent to you containing the appropriate MCLE credit hours for your records. Please retain this certificate for two calendar years, and list the course on your annual attorney registration statement.
New Attorney Information
Newly licensed members who elect active status upon admittance to the bar are exempt from the MCLE requirement for the year in which they are admitted. However, they are required to complete a specific HI Professionalism course, distinct from general CLE courses, sponsored jointly by the HI State Bar and the Supreme Court and offered only bi-annually.
Alternate Format Activity CLE Allowable: Maximum 3.00 credit hours.
Specialty credit RequirementsSpecialty credits may be taken as Live or Alternate Format. Ethics or professional responsibility: 1.00 credit hour once every 3 years (required)
Compliance DeadlineDecember 31st