574-1 Married persons; civil union partners. Upon marriage or civil union, each of the parties to a marriage or partners in a civil union shall declare the middle and last names each will use as a married person or civil union partner. No person shall be required to change that person's middle or last name upon entering into a marriage or civil union. Parties to a marriage and partners in a civil union shall not be required to have the same middle or last name. Every person may adopt any middle or last name upon entering into a marriage or civil union. [L 1860, p 32, 1; RL 1925, 3119; RL 1935, 4663; RL 1945, 12384; RL 1955, 327-1; HRS 574-1; am L 1975, c 114, 1; am L 1991, c 121, 1; am L 1993, c 346, 1; am L 2012, c 267, 13; am L 2019, c 11, 1]

 

Case Notes

 

Mentioned: 57 H. 82, 549 P.2d 739 (1976).

 

 

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