PART XI. ELECTION CONTESTS
Rules of Court
Applicability of Hawaii Rules of Civil Procedure, see HRCP rule 81(b)(10); appeal to appellate courts, see Hawaii Rules of Appellate Procedure.
§11-171 Applicability of this part. This part shall apply whenever a contested election is subject to determination by a court of competent jurisdiction in the manner provided by law. [L 1970, c 26, pt of §2]
The court has jurisdiction to decide election contest involving legislative seat. 51 H. 354, 461 P.2d 221.
Supreme court has jurisdiction to determine validity of the manner of submission and ratification of state constitution amendments. 60 H. 324, 590 P.2d 543.