Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 1. Government § 386-2. Definitions relating to family relationships

“Brother” or “sister” includes a half brother or half sister, a stepbrother or stepsister, and a brother or sister by adoption.

“Child” includes a posthumous child, adopted child, stepchild, child born to parents not married to each other, and hanai child acknowledged prior to the personal injury.

“Grandchild” includes a child of an adopted child and a child of a stepchild, but does not include a stepchild of a child.

“Grandparent” includes a parent of a parent by adoption, but does not include a parent of a stepparent, a stepparent of a parent, or a stepparent of a stepparent.

“Parent” includes a stepparent or a parent by adoption.

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