Hawaii CLE Requirements


What are HI MCLE requirements?

Hawaii attorneys are required to complete 3.00 credit hours every year. All credits can be earned using Live or Alternate Format CLE activities.

What are HI MCLE specialty credit requirements?

Specialty credits may be taken as Live or Alternate Format.
Ethics or professional responsibility: 1.00 credit hour once every 3 years (required)

When is the HI MCLE compliance deadline?

December 31st

How do I report my HI MCLE?

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.

What are HI MCLE requirements for newly admitted attorneys?

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.

What is allowed for Alternate Format CLE credit?

Maximum 3.00 credit hours.

Requirements by Format

Course Book Course Book Included With All Formats

Live Credit

The below format is considered Live by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

You can obtain 3.00 of 3.00 required hours with the below format.

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Alternative Format Credit

The below formats are considered Alternate Format by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education.

You can obtain 3.00 of 3.00 required hours with the below formats.

* Codes required to verify completion.

View all Alternative Format Credit formats

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