Part I.  General Provisions and Definitions


§ 521-1   Short title

§ 521-2   Purposes; rules of construction

§ 521-3   Supplementary general principles of law,
   other laws, applicable

§ 521-4   Construction against implicit repeal

§ 521-5   Severability

§ 521-6   Territorial application

§ 521-7   Exclusions from application of chapter

§ 521-8   Definitions

§ 521-9   Notice, notification, knowledge, etc.

§ 521-10 Duties; obligation of good faith

§ 521-11 Time; reasonable time

Part II.  Rent

521-21 Rent

521-22 Term of rental agreement

Part III.  Limitations on Rental Agreements and Practices

521-31 Waiver; agreement to forego rights; settlement of claims

521-32 Separation of rents and obligations to property forbidden

521-33 Landlord's waiver of liability prohibited

521-34 Authorization to confess judgment prohibited

521-35 Attorney's fees

521-36 Effect of termination

521-37 Subleases and assignments

521-38 Tenants subject to rental agreement; notice of conversions

521-39 Medical marijuana; tenant use; eviction

Part IV.  Landlord Obligations

521-41 Landlord to supply possession of dwelling unit

521-42 Landlord to supply and maintain fit premises

521-43 Rental agreement, disclosure

521-44 Security deposits

521-45 Limitation of landlord and management liability

Part V.  Tenant Obligations

521-51 Tenant to maintain dwelling unit

521-52 Tenant to use properly

521-53 Access

521-54 Tenant to use and occupy

521-55 Tenant's responsibility to inform landlord

521-56 Disposition of tenant's abandoned possessions

Part VI.  Remedies and Penalties

521-61 Tenant's remedies for failure by landlord to supply possession

521-62 Tenant's remedy of termination at beginning of term

521-63 Tenant's remedy of termination at any time;
        unlawful removal or exclusion

521-64 Tenant's remedy of repair and deduction for minor defects

521-65 Tenant's remedies for fire or casualty damage

521-66 Tenant's right to refund of rent, etc., on termination;
        return of security deposit

521-67 Tenant's remedy for failure by landlord to disclose

521-68 Landlord's remedies for failure by tenant to pay rent

521-69 Landlord's remedies for tenant's waste, failure to maintain,
       or unlawful use

521-69.5 Repealed

521-70 Landlord's remedies for absence, misuse, abandonment and
       failure to honor tenancy before occupancy

521-71 Termination of tenancy;
        landlord's remedies for holdover tenants

521-72 Landlord's remedies for improper use

521-73 Landlord's and tenant's remedies for abuse of access

§ 521-74 Retaliatory evictions and rent increases prohibited

§ 521-74.5 Recovery of possession limited

§ 521-75 Unconscionability

§ 521-76 Repealed

§ 521-77  Investigation and resolution of complaints by the
           office of consumer protection

§ 521-78 Rent trust fund

Cross References
Civil relief for state military forces, see HRS Chapter 657D.

Hawai`i Landlord -Tenant Law: Glossary of Legal Terms


Hawaii Revised Statutes
Chapter 521
Residential Landlord-Tenant Code
Landlord And Tenant, HRS § 666 Eviction Laws Hawaii, Writ Service Tenant,