[412:13-210] Separate assets. (a) Each foreign bank that is licensed to establish and maintain a Hawaii state branch or Hawaii state agency in this State shall keep the assets of its business in this State separate and apart from the assets of its business outside this State.

(b) The creditors of a foreign bank arising out of transactions with, and recorded on the books of, its Hawaii state branch or Hawaii state agency shall be entitled to absolute preference and priority over the creditors of the foreign bank's offices located outside this State with respect to the assets of the foreign bank in this State. [L 1996, c 155, pt of 2]

 

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