2012 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 36. CIVIL REMEDIES AND DEFENSES AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
657. Limitation of Actions
657-34 Disabilities.


HI Rev Stat § 657-34 (2012) What's This?

Law Journals and Reviews

The Statutory Elements of Hawaii's Adverse Possession Law. 14 HBJ No. 2 Summer 1978, pg. 67.

§657-34 Disabilities. If, when right of entry or of action first accrues as aforesaid, the person entitled to the entry or action is within the age of eighteen years, or insane, or imprisoned, such person, or anyone claiming from, by, or under the person, may make the entry or bring the action at any time within five years after the disability is removed, notwithstanding the twenty years before limited in that behalf, have expired. [L 1870, c 22, §4; am L 1898, c 19, §3; RL 1925, §2660; RL 1935, §3931; RL 1945, §10442; RL 1955, §241-33; HRS §657-34; am L 1972, c 2, §37(2) and c 105, §1(o); am L 1979, c 105, §62; gen ch 1985]

Case Notes

Infancy does not affect rule requiring reasonable attention to property and rights. 16 H. 228. Disabilities of heirs when statute has started running. 18 H. 662. Conveyance to minors. 24 H. 1. Disaffirmance by minor. 30 H. 184.

These exceptions cannot be engrafted on §667-13 to extend period of redemption thereunder. 45 H. 505, 371 P.2d 217.

Cited: 19 H. 474, 480.

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