Public Computer and Internet Use

The Hawaiʻi State Law Library System (HSLLS) provides computers for accessing electronic resources and the internet for legal research only. All users of the HSLLS public computers are subject to the Public Computer and Internet Use Policy and Guidelines.

Accessibility and Availability
  • Public computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Users must sign-in for public computer use at the Circulation/Reference Desk. Users who fail to sign-in may be asked to vacate the computer workstation at any time.
  • Use is limited to 30 minutes per session, one session per 4-hour time span, and a maximum of 60 minutes per day.
  • The user may continue to utilize the computer beyond the time allotments listed above if there is no one else in need of the workstation. When a need arises, the user is expected to immediately vacate the workstation when asked.
  • Public computer workstations are available up until 10 minutes before the Library closes.
Supreme Court Law Library: All public computer workstations are attached to a central printer at the Circulation/Reference Desk. Printing is available at $.15 (fifteen cents) per page. Users are responsible for all pages printed, including those printed in error, from the public computer workstations. Payment must be made either with cash or by check made payable to: Supreme Court Law Library. A receipt will be issued.

Law libraries in the Second, Third, and Fifth Circuits: Please see library staff for assistance on printing.

The HSLLS staff has the authority to enforce the Public Computer and Internet Use Policy and Guidelines.

The HSLLS reserves the right to modify the Public Computer and Internet Use Policy and Guidelines at any time, without prior notice.

Consult the Hawaiʻi State Law Library System Handbook for the complete Public Computer and Internet Use Policy and Guidelines.