532-1 Issue includes whom. The word "issue," as used in this chapter, includes all the lawful lineal descendants of the ancestor. [CC 1859, 1462; RL 1925, 3304; RL 1935, 4812; RL 1945, 12072; RL 1955, 318-1; HRS 532-1]

 

Case Notes

 

Does not include illegitimate child. 20 H. 722 (1911).

Includes adopted child. 26 H. 439 (1922).

"Issue by me begotten" does not include grandchildren. 29 H. 278 (1926).

"Issue" as used in will includes adopted child. 35 H. 104 (1939), aff'd 115 F.2d 956 (1940); 42 H. 640 (1958); 49 H. 273, 414 P.2d 925 (1966); see also 42 H. 129 (1957).

"Keiki" construed as descendant of any generation, according to the context. 47 H. 610, 393 P.2d 753 (1964).

 

 

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