STATE TORT LIABILITY ACT
662-2 Waiver and liability of State
662-4 Statute of limitations
662-6 Pleadings, trial and appeal
662-7 Attorney general
662-10 Judgment as bar
662-12 Attorney's fees
662-13 No awards except upon legal evidence
662-14 Exclusiveness of remedy
662-16 Defense of state employees; county lifeguards
662-17 Benefits and obligations of parents of minor employees
662-18 Conclusive presumptions; unexploded ordnance on
Kaho‘olawe and in the ocean adjacent to Kaho‘olawe
662-19 Limited liability for skateboarding activities in
public skateboard parks
Government entity as a tortfeasor; abolition of joint and several liability, see §663-10.5.
Law Journals and Reviews
Tort and Insurance "Reform" in a Common Law Court. 14 UH L. Rev. 55 (1992).
Ala Loop and the Private Right of Action Under Hawai‘i Constitution Article XI, Section 9: Charting a Path Toward a Cohesive Enforcement Scheme. 33 UH L. Rev. 367 (2010).
Determination of whether a state function is discretionary, discussed. 71 H. 581, 799 P.2d 959 (1990).
Counties do not fall within the ambit of the State Tort Liability Act; §46-72 is the statute of limitations applicable to actions against the counties. 104 H. 341, 90 P.3d 233 (2004).
Petitioner's claim for alleged negligence by the department of education (DOE) in evaluating petitioner's proposal, and in deciding the dispute with petitioner, was barred under this chapter because the DOE's conduct was not analogous to "a recognized claim for relief against a private person"; petitioner did not identify circumstances under which a private party could be sued for negligently applying the law, rules, or a request for proposals in awarding a government contract. 127 H. 263, 277 P.3d 988 (2012).
State has not waived sovereign immunity from 42 U.S.C. §1983 actions. 6 H. App. 397, 721 P.2d 165 (1986).