[§527‑9]  Requirements.  A transfer on death deed:

     (1)  Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (2), shall contain the essential elements and formalities of a properly recordable inter vivos deed;

     (2)  Shall state that the transfer to the beneficiary is to occur at the transferor's death; and

     (3)  Shall be recorded with the bureau of conveyances or filed in the office of the assistant registrar of the land court, as applicable, before the transferor's death. [L 2011, c 173, pt of §1]


Law Journals and Reviews


  The Hawai`i Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act--Another Tool in the Estate Planner's Arsenal.  15 HBJ, no. 13, at 43 (2013).