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Law Schools In Hawaii

Hawaii has 12 accredited law schools where law faculty who teach law classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the state of Hawaii, which encompasses law training at the following levels:


  1. Heald College-Honolulu

    1500 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

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  2. Chaminade University of Honolulu

    3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-1578

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  3. University of Hawaii at Hilo

    200 W Kawili St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

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  4. University of Hawaii at Manoa

    2600 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall, Room 001, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2301

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  5. Hawaii Pacific University

    1166 Fort Street Mall, Suite 203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-2785

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  6. Honolulu Community College

    874 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817-4598

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  7. Kapiolani Community College

    4303 Diamond Head Rd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-4496

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  8. University of Hawaii Maui College

    310 Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, Hawaii 96732-1617

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  9. Argosy University-Hawaii

    400 ASB Tower, 1001 Bishop Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

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  10. Remington College-Honolulu Campus

    1111 Bishop St Ste 400, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-2811

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  11. Hawaii Community College

    1175 Manono St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091

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  12. University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus

    745 Fort Street Ste 2000, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-3800

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Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Law Employment

Hawaii 8,500
National 2,096,250

Approximately 0% of the country's law professionals work in Hawaii state.

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Hawaii

7,770 8,140 8,120 8,260 8,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Law is a growing field in Hawaii. In 2010 there were 730 more law professionals working in Hawaii than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for law professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of law professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$54,494 $58,669 $57,747 $59,377 $69,893
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to law professionals are growing in Hawaii. The mean salary for law professionals in 2006 was $54,494 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,893 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Hawaii

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Thus, there was a 22% growth in law professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 40% pay differential between the highest paid law professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of law in Hawaii.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Science
Homeland Security
Public Administration

In Hawaii, law professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law programs available for each degree type for all schools in Hawaii


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited law schools in Hawaii is decreasing. In 2006 there were 686 law graduates from law courses in Hawaii and in 2010 there were 392 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of law school degree or certificate graduates in Hawaii by 43%. Most of these graduates, or 42%, earned a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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