Circulation Policies

Who May Borrow Library Materials?

Circulation of library materials to non-law school affiliated individuals and groups is limited. Only the following people may apply for borrowing privileges:

  • Members of the School of Law University of Hawaiʻi System (UHS) faculty, staff and students
  • Hawai`i State Bar Association (HSBA) active-status members
  • East-West Center scholars

All others may use materials in the library, including most Reserve materials, but may not check them out of the library. A photo ID is required when checking out Reserve materials.

For questions about Fines, Recalls, Renewals, and other Circulation matters, contact or 956-5581.

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Law Library complies with the State Attorney General’s opinion on library record confidentiality and the American Library Association’s Policy on Confidentiality of Library Records.

See Libraries of the University of Hawaiʻi Circulation Policy, Revised Aug. 2, 2021 for complete rules and regulations governing the circulation of library items (PDF document).