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Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 4. Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 651-5. Additional security

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[(a)]?The defendant may at any time before judgment move the court for additional security on the part of the plaintiff, and if, on the motion, the court is satisfied that any surety on the plaintiff's bond has removed from the State, or that the surety is not sufficient, the attachment may be vacated and restitution directed of any property taken under it, unless in a reasonable time, to be fixed by the court, further security is given by the plaintiff in such amount and form as shall be approved by the court.

[(b)]?In case the defendant obtains judgment the defendant shall be entitled to have taxed against the plaintiff as costs, in addition to such other costs as may be allowed by law, a reasonable attorney's fee of not more than $50, to be fixed by the court.

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