[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).



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