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Hawaii Process Server Requirements
Service of all process shall be made:
- Anywhere in the State by the sheriff or the sheriff’s deputy, by some other person specially appointed by the court for that purpose, or by any person who is not a party and is not less than 18 years of age; or
- In any county by the chief of police or the chief’s duly authorized subordinate.