Your attorney should be apprised immediately of your question above, there are strict time limits for filing an appeal and/or filing a motion to withdraw pleas and/or a motion for a new trial. Time is of the essence. If you did have not counsel, contact one immediately, and if you cannot afford one, contact the public defender's office. Good luck.
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I agree with Benjamin, if you have evidence to back your case up, technical requirements must be met to ensure the court will consider your evidence as admissible. An attorney should be consulted regarding Rule 56's nuances.
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Hawaii has favorable laws for tenants, an attorney should be consulted immediately. Turning off part of the electricity is troublesome to say the least.
I would encourage you to communicate your frustrations to your public defender. Tell he or she exactly what you wrote above, and see how he or she responds. A lot of the time, they are very busy, but good at what they do. If you don't get the attention and advocacy you expect, let the judge know. No guaranty you will get a new lawyer though unless you have a serious conflict. Good luck.