Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 3. Property; Family § 521-2. Purposes; rules of construction

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(a) This chapter shall be liberally construed and applied to promote its underlying purposes and policies.

(b) The underlying purposes and policies of this chapter are:

(1) To simplify, clarify, modernize, and revise the law governing the rental of dwelling units and the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants of dwelling units;

(2) To encourage landlords and tenants to maintain and improve the quality of housing in this State; and

(3) To revise the law of residential landlord and tenant by changing the relationship from one based on the law of conveyance to a relationship that is primarily contractual in nature.

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