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Hawaii Repo Laws - Repossession Laws

 

 

Because the Repo Laws - Repossession Laws may change from time to time, please check the Hawaii Courts website for updated and complete Repo Laws - Repossession Laws in Hawaii.

 


 

Repo Laws - Repossession Laws in Hawaii:

 

Where do I refer to for Title or License Registration?

For state Title and License Information, refer to:

 

City and County of Honolulu, Department of Finance, Division of Motor Vehicle and Licensing

1455 S. Beretania St.

Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

 

Telephone: (808) 973-2700

 


 

Department of Finance, Treasury Division, County of Hawaii

25 Aupuni Street

Hilo, Hawaii 96720

 

Telephone: (808) 961-8351

 


 

Department of Finance, Treasury Division, County of Maui

Wailuku, Maui 96793

 

Telephone: (808) 244-7844

 


 

Department of Finance, Treasury Division, County of Kauai

Lihue, Kauai 96766

 

Telephone: (808) 245-6947

 

No fee for search of records.

Security Interests:

Shown on title held by lienholder.

 

Recording Requirements:

Per the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) adopted in January, 1967, liens on motor vehicles recorded on Certificate of Ownership.

Recovery Requirements:

As per the UCC, repossession is allowed and permitted as long as it is peaceful.

Redemption Requirements:

If taken without notice to buyer, buyer has 10 days to redeem.

Deficiency Requirements:

Deficiency judgments permitted. Confession of judgment notes are valid only up to $1,000.00.

Special Motor Vehicle Provisions:

All transfers must be filed with the County Treasurer as to repossession, seizures, imposition of a lien.

Documents Required to Transfer Ownership of Motor Vehicle:

If mainland license plates are on vehicle; Certificate of title in lienholder's name only and a Notarized Bill of Sale. If Hawaii license plates on the vehicle and a mainland Title; unsigned Certificate of Title and 2 Notarized Powers of Attorney. Please check with your local agent.

 

Documents Required for Liquidation:

"Repossessed By" Lienholder, with signature on line one of Hawaiian Title, "Successor Interest" on line seven (Lienholder with signature), Registration in Lienholders name, inspection required.

 

Plates:

Remain with the vehicle.

 

All recovery requirements and fees are current as of 2002.

 


 

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