§501-7  Registrar; powers, duties.  The registrar shall be under the direction of the court, and shall have the custody and control of all papers and documents filed with the registrar under this chapter, and shall carefully number and index the same.  The papers and documents shall be kept in Honolulu in an office to be called the land registration office, which shall be near the land court.  The registrar may, with the sanction of the court, employ such clerks and messengers as are necessary. [L 1903, c 56, §8; am L 1913, c 21, §1; RL 1925, §3197; RL 1935, §5006; RL 1945, §12606; RL 1955, §342-7; HRS §501-7; gen ch 1985]