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.

LexisNexis Advance Michie’s Hawaii Primary Law & Shepard’s

  • Click Here for Remote Access: Requires registration & review for temporary ID & Password. Access good for 30 days from the date registered.
  • 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.

LexisNexis Digital Library

  • Click here for Remote Access: Provide Name, Email, and request remote access in the Question Box.
  • Contains 1299+ volumes on various aspects of law from our Matthew Bender/LexisNexis treatise collection.

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.


  • Click Here for Remote Access: Requires registration for temporary password. Access good for 45 days or 20 hours of research, which ever comes first.
  • 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.