Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 1. Government § 286-47.5. Notice of change of address or name; penalty

(a) If the address of a registered owner of a motor vehicle is changed from that stated on the application or the certificate of registration, the registered owner shall, within thirty days after the change, notify the appropriate county director of finance, in writing, of the change, stating the registered owner's old and new addresses.

(b) If the name of a registered owner of a motor vehicle is changed from that shown on the application or the certificate of registration or certificate of ownership, the registered owner shall, within thirty days after the change, notify the appropriate county director of finance, in writing, of the change and shall submit together with the notice, the certificate of ownership, the current year's certificate of registration, if any has been issued to the registered owner, and proof of the change of name. Upon receipt of the certificate of ownership, certificate of registration, if any, and satisfactory proof of the change of name, the county director of finance shall issue a new certificate of ownership and certificate of registration. The charge for the issuance of a new certificate of ownership and certificate of registration shall be as provided by law except that in the case of individual owners, no charge shall be made.

(c) For the purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(1) “Registered owner” includes an applicant for registration of a motor vehicle the processing of whose application has not been completed by the issuance of a certificate of registration and a certificate of ownership.

(2) “Individual owners” excludes corporate owners of motor vehicles.

(d) Any person who violates this section shall be fined not more than $25.


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