§501-143  Enforcement of lien.  A lien of any description upon registered land shall be enforced in the same manner as like liens upon unregistered land.  Whenever registered land is set off or sold on execution; or taken or sold for taxes or for any assessment; or sold to enforce a lien for labor or materials, or the lien of a mortgagee or cotenant arising from a payment of taxes, or for an assessment, or for any costs and charges incident to any liens, any execution, or copy of the execution, any officer's return, or any deed, demand, certificate, or affidavit or other instrument made in the course of proceedings to enforce the liens and required by law to be recorded in the bureau of conveyances in the case of unregistered land, shall be filed or recorded and registered with the assistant registrar and a memorandum made upon the proper certificate of title in each case as an adverse claim or encumbrance. [L 1903, c 56, §78; RL 1925, §3267; RL 1935, §5076; RL 1945, §12676; RL 1955, §342-76; HRS §501-143; am L 1986, c 246, §17]