Part I.  General Provisions


    437-1 Legislative findings and declaration

  437-1.1 Definitions

    437-2 Licenses

  437-2.5 Repealed

    437-3 Prohibited acts for dealer or auction

  437-3.5 Renumbered

  437-3.6 Waivers void

    437-4 Advertising

  437-4.5 Vehicle bumper impact notice

    437-5 Board

    437-6 Powers and duties of the board

    437-7 Application for issuance or renewal of license

    437-8 to 10 Repealed

   437-11 Additional requirements for dealer's and auction's


   437-12 Legal ownership certificates

   437-13 Disclosure of dealer

   437-14 Delivery of contract required

   437-15 Principals held responsible

   437-16 Records to be kept

   437-17 Repealed

   437-18 Bond of broker

   437-19 to 21 Repealed

 437-21.1 Bonds of auctions

   437-22 Repealed

   437-23 Term of license

   437-24 Licenses terminate, when

   437-25 Amended licenses

   437-26 License not transferable; other requirements

   437-27 Change of status, notice

 437-27.5 Requirements to maintain license

   437-28 Suspension; revocation; fine; denial of issuance or

          renewal of a license

 437-28.5 Procedures, protections, rights, and remedies made

          available to licensees

   437-29 Discretionary powers of board

  437-30, 31 Repealed

 437-31.5 New or used motor vehicle sales and lease contracts

   437-32 Credit sale contracts; agreements concerning,


   437-33 Coercion by manufacturer or distributor unlawful

   437-34 Credit sale contracts, when purchase of unlawful

   437-35 Penalty

 437-35.5 Misdemeanor

   437-36 Injunction; damages

   437-37 Credit sale contract violations; penalty

 437-37.5 Cumulative penalties

   437-38 Repealed

   437-39 Enforcement

   437-40 Information in applications, confidential; penalty for


   437-41 Liberal interpretation

   437-42 Sections 445-171 and 445-172 not to apply


        Part II.  Manufacturer, Distributor, and Dealer


   437-51 Dispute resolution

   437-52 Reciprocal rights and obligations among dealers,

          manufacturers, and distributors of motor vehicles

   437-53 Sale, assignment, or transfer of franchise to

          qualified purchaser

   437-54 Transfer of franchise to successor who is not a

          qualified purchaser

   437-55 Establishment or relocation of franchise within

          relevant market area

   437-56 Reimbursement for parts

   437-57 Warranty and incentive audits

   437-58 Cancellation or failure to renew franchise agreement

   437-59 Used vehicle recall; stop-sale orders


Cross References


  Sunset evaluations modified, see §§26H-4 and 26H-5.

  Motor vehicle express warranty enforcement (lemon law), see chapter 481I.

  Terminal rental adjustment clause; vehicle leases, see §286-52.4.

  Used motor vehicle sales and warranties, see chapter 481J.


Case Notes


  Complaint contained insufficient factual allegations to state a plausible claim for violation of the Hawaii Motor Vehicle Industry Licensing Act based on the license agreement between plaintiff and defendant.  81 F. Supp. 3d 993 (2014).