2012 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 36. CIVIL REMEDIES AND DEFENSES AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
657. Limitation of Actions
657-6 Four years; causes arising in foreign jurisdiction, etc.


HI Rev Stat § 657-6 (2012) What's This?

Case Notes

Section 657-20 is limited to causes of action mentioned in this part or §663-3, and therefore does not apply to plaintiff's claim brought pursuant to chapter 480. 777 F. Supp. 2d 1224.

§657-6 Four years; causes arising in foreign jurisdiction, etc. Subject to section 657-9, actions for the recovery of any debt founded upon any contract, obligation, or liability, where the cause of action has arisen in any foreign jurisdiction including actions on judgments or decrees rendered in any court not a court of record in any foreign jurisdiction but not such as are brought upon the judgment or decree of a court of record, shall be commenced within four years after the cause of action accrued, and not after. [L 1892, c 26, §1; RL 1925, §2644; RL 1935, §3915; am L 1943, c 139, §2; RL 1945, §10426; RL 1955, §241-6; HRS §657-6]

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