101-5 Fee simple or lesser estate may be acquired. In the taking of private property for a public use, a fee simple estate or any lesser estate may be acquired. [L 1896, c 45, 2; RL 1925, 810; RL 1935, 52; RL 1945, 303; am L 1951, c 12, 1(d); RL 1955, 8-5; HRS 101-5]

 

Case Notes

 

Condemning a fee simple estate subject to existing tenancy. 42 H. 415.

Undivided interests in parcels of land owned in fee simple are fee simple estates and may be taken in eminent domain proceedings. 50 H. 501, 443 P.2d 140.

 

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