2013 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 2. ELECTIONS
13D. Board of Trustees, Office of Hawaiian Affairs
13D-5 Term of office; vacancies.


HI Rev Stat § 13D-5 (2013) What's This?

§13D-5 Term of office; vacancies. The term of office of members of the board shall be four years beginning on the day of the general election at which they are elected, or if elected at a primary election, on the day of the general election immediately following the primary election at which they are elected, and ending on the day of the second general election after their election. Members of the board may be reelected without restriction as to the number of terms.

Any vacancy that may occur through any cause other than the expiration of the term of office shall be filled in accordance with section 17-7. [L 1979, c 196, pt of §8; am L 1980, c 264, §4; am L 2013, c 287, §3]

Case Notes

Rice v. Cayetano decision did not create a "vacancy" that "occurs through any cause other than expiration of the term of office" under this section as to those office of Hawaiian affairs trustees who were elected in 1996 and/or 1998. 94 H. 1, 6 P.3d 799.

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