§50-1 Applicability. All counties which do not have a charter and all counties which have a charter may create a charter commission as provided herein. No provision of this chapter shall be held to alter or restrict any provision of any existing charter, except as hereinafter specifically provided. [L 1963, c 73, pt of §2; am L 1965, c 65, §1(1); Supp, §143A-1; HRS §50-1]
Charter framed and adopted under this chapter and State Constitution may be amended by the legislature by a general law. 50 H. 277, 439 P.2d 206.