§516-27  Compulsory or involuntary conversion.  It is the intent of the legislature, within the meaning of section 1033 or section 1231 of the Internal Revenue Code or the applicable provisions of chapter 235, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as well as all other statutes, rules, regulations, administrative orders, and legal interpretations within the federal and state governments relating to taxation, that any conveyance of title to property by a fee owner to the corporation under this part shall constitute a compulsory or involuntary conversion (as a result of the exercise of the power of condemnation or the threat of imminence thereof), and that such fee owner shall not be deemed, by reason, in whole or in part, of any provision of this part or by reason of the execution by the fee owner of leases to the property and other properties subsequent to June 24, 1967, to hold the property primarily for sale to customers in the ordinary course of trade or business. [L 1967, c 307, §16; HRS §516-27; am L 1987, c 337, §16; am L 1988, c 104, §2; am L 2005, c 196, §26(b); am L 2006, c 180, §16]