603-12 Sessions, held where. Except as otherwise provided by statute, the sessions of the circuit courts shall be held as follows: In the first circuit, at Honolulu; in the second circuit, at Wailuku; in the third circuit, at Hilo and Kona; in the fifth circuit, at Lihue. [L 1892, c 57, 31; am L 1895, c 6, 1; am L 1903, c 32, 8; am L 1905, c 34, 1 and c 56, 1; am L 1907, c 50, 1; am L 1911, c 126, 1; am L 1917, c 49, 1; am L 1919, c 27, 1; am L 1921, c 77, 1; RL 1925, 2244; RL 1935, 3640; am L 1943, c 141, 1(b); RL 1945, 9638; RL 1955, 215-8; HRS 603-12; am L 1972, c 88, 3(e); am L 1982, c 3, 1]

 

Rules of Court

 

As to where acts or proceedings may take place, see HRCP rules 77(b), 82.

 

Case Notes

 

All sessions in term cases of first circuit court must be held in Honolulu; parties' consent cannot confer extra-territorial jurisdiction. 46 H. 197, 377 P.2d 609 (1962).

 

 

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