Legal System Summary
Hawaii’s legal system performs below average. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked Hawaii 30th in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. Hawaii is in need of significant statutory reform in many lawsuit reform categories.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 0.5 - 1.37%
NERA Economic Consulting completed a study quantifying the economic impact of passing a bevy of lawsuit reforms. According to the report, passage of a complete package of lawsuit reforms could increase employment in Hawaii between 0.5 and 1.37%.