2010 Hawaii Code
DIVISION 2. BUSINESS
TITLE 23A. OTHER BUSINESS ENTITIES
428. Uniform Limited Liability Company Act
§428-1005.5 Change of name by foreign limited liability company.
[§428-1005.5] Change of name by foreign limited liability company. (a) Whenever the name of a foreign limited liability company that is authorized to transact business in this State is changed by an amendment to its articles of organization, the foreign limited liability company, within sixty days after the amendment becomes effective, shall deliver to the department director a certificate evidencing the name change that is duly authenticated by the proper officer of the state or country under the laws of which it is organized. If the certificate is in a foreign language, a translation attested to under oath by the translator shall accompany the certificate.
(b) Whenever a foreign limited liability company that is authorized to transact business in this State changes its name to one that is substantially identical to the name of any business entity or trade name registered in this State, the foreign limited liability company shall not thereafter transact any business in this State until it has changed its name to a name that is available to it under the laws of this State or has otherwise complied with this chapter.
(c) If a foreign limited liability company is unable to change its name to a name that is available to it under the laws of this State, it may deliver to the director a copy of a certificate of registration of a different name as a trade name and thereafter shall become authorized to transact business in this State under that name. [L 2003, c 124, §3]
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