Domestic Violence Action Center
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm (office), 8:30 am-4:30 pm (hotline Monday-Friday)
P.O. Box 3198, Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3198
Phone Numbers: (808) 534-0040 (admin), 531-3771 (hotline), (808) 531-7228 (fax)
DVAC is a statewide resource for social service providers, educators, health professionals, therapists, attorneys, employers and civic groups. They provide a legal hotline; legal representation in family court actions involving divorce, custody, protection orders, and post decree matters; advocacy for individual victims; case management for up to one year for clients on their civil caseload, victim partners of convicted domestic violence misdemeanants, and hotline callers in crisis; outreach in civil court for petitioners seeking protection orders; outreach in criminal court for witnesses in abuse cases; advocacy and outreach to teen victims of dating violence; community education and material development; emergency cash grants for eligible applicants; and outreach to restraining order petitioners to educate them on how to implement their restraining order or to increase their safety.
If you are in a crisis situation and require immediate assistance, dial 911 or the 24-hour shelter hotline on your island:
Hilo: 959-8864 Kauai: 245-6362 Kona: 322-SAFE (7233) Maui/Lanai: 579-9581
Molokai: 567-6888 Oahu: 841-0822 (Town/Leeward) 526-2200 or 528-0606 (Windward)