[§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).