662-1 Definitions

    662-2 Waiver and liability of State

    662-3 Jurisdiction

    662-4 Statute of limitations

    662-5 Jury

    662-6 Pleadings, trial and appeal

    662-7 Attorney general

    662-8 Interest

    662-9 Costs

   662-10 Judgment as bar

   662-11 Compromise

   662-12 Attorney's fees

   662-13 No awards except upon legal evidence

   662-14 Exclusiveness of remedy

   662-15 Exceptions

   662-16 Defense of state employees

   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


Cross References


  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).


Case Notes


  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).



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