The following databases are available on-site at all libraries of the Hawaiʻi State Law Library System. All users must comply with the Public Computer Use Policy and Guidelines.


  • Provides full text articles from more than 1000 legal periodicals with coverage from the inception of each journal through the current year. Searchable database.


  • An electronic periodical index that uses keywords and subject headings to search for law review and legal journal articles. (1980+)

RIA Checkpoint

  • Comprehensive tax research source providing keyword searching for tax court decisions, tax court memorandum decisions, and IRS code sections, procedures, regulations, revenue rulings, private letter rulings. Includes RIA’s Federal Tax Coordinator and U.S. Federal Tax Reporter.

Michie’s Hawaii Primary Law & Shepard’s on

  • Michie’s: Hawaiʻi Appellate Court Opinions 1847+, Hawaiʻi Court Rules Annotated, Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes Annotated.
  • Shepard’s: Shepardize cases and statutes for all 50 states and all U.S. and federal jurisdictions.


  • Federal and 50-states cases, court rules, administrative regulations, and selected law review articles.

Wolters-Kluwers Cheetah E-Treatises

  • Wolters-Kluwers/Aspen makes available 64 treatise titles in various aspects of law, including HarperJames Gray on TortsNew Wigmore on EvidencePracticing Under the Federal Sentencing GuidelinesSexual Harassment in the Workplace and more.