ADR in Hawai‘i Courts: The Role of Restorative Justice Mediators by Lyle Keanini
Restorative Justice (“RJ”) is a movement that is receiving a great deal of attention throughout juvenile and criminal justice systems across the globe. Hawai‘i has endorsed this movement and has implemented the Pono Kaulike program as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) process at the District Court level. With the help of trained mediators, the Pono Kaulike program has helped many individuals to heal their relationships with those affected by crime . . .