As a Hawaii resident who’s interested in adopting, you have many adoption options, and this is the perfect place to begin exploring them. Below, you’ll find adoption agencies and adoption lawyers offering services in your state. Scroll past the listings to see Hawaii adoption laws and policies.
HAWAII ADOPTION LAWS & STATUTES
Each state maintains its own adoption policies, so the process can vary considerably for families, from state to state. Learn all about the legal guidelines for families adopting in Hawaii, whether you’re adopting a newborn through domestic, private adoption, an infant or older child from U.S. foster care adoption, or an infant, toddler, or older child through international adoption. Find answers to the most common questions about Hawaii adoptions.
WHO CAN ADOPT IN HAWAII?
A single adult, a married husband and wife jointly, or the spouse of a legal parent of the child may adopt.