2012 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 36. CIVIL REMEDIES AND DEFENSES AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
657. Limitation of Actions
657-38 Possession, interrupting statute.


HI Rev Stat § 657-38 (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.

§657-38 Possession, interrupting statute. No person shall be deemed to have been in possession of any lands within the meaning of this part, merely by reason of having made an entry thereon, unless the person has continued in open and peaceable possession of the same for the space of one year after such entry; or unless an action has been commenced upon the entry within one year after ouster. [L 1870, c 22, §7; am L 1909, c 103, §1; RL 1925, §2664; RL 1935, §3935; RL 1945, §10446; RL 1955, §241-37; HRS §657-38; gen ch 1985]

Case Notes

Tacking, privity of estate or title. 31 H. 108.

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