Hawaii Repo Laws - Repossession Laws
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.
Shown on title held by lienholder.
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
adopted in January, 1967, liens on
motor vehicles recorded on
Certificate of Ownership.
As per the UCC, repossession is
allowed and permitted as long as it
If taken without notice to buyer,
buyer has 10 days to redeem.
Deficiency judgments permitted.
Confession of judgment notes are
valid only up to $1,000.00.
All transfers must be filed with the
County Treasurer as to repossession,
seizures, imposition of a lien.
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.
Remain with the vehicle.
All recovery requirements and fees are current as of 2002.
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