Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.
As used in this part:
“Cash freehold” means a right of possession to land under an agreement called a freehold agreement under section 73 of the Hawaiian Organic Act.
“Certificate of occupation” means an instrument preliminary to a homestead lease, giving the applicant possession of land.
“Freeholder” means a person holding land under a freehold agreement.
“Homestead lease” means a lease of land made for a term of nine hundred and ninety-nine years, under provisions of law which were repealed by section 3 of Joint Resolution 12, Session Laws of 1949, ratified by the Congress of the United States by the Act of September 1, 1950 (64 Stat. 572).
“Occupier” means a person entitled to the possession of land under a certificate of occupation.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 1. Government § 171-97 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/hi/division-1-government/hi-rev-st-sect-171-97/
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?