§669-6 Disclaimer, default, no costs. If in the action the defendant disclaims in the defendant's answer any interest or estate in the property or suffers judgment to be taken against the defendant without answer, the plaintiff shall not recover costs. [L 1890, c 18, §4; RL 1925, §2760; RL 1935, §4393; RL 1945, §10454; RL 1955, §242-4; HRS §669-6; gen ch 1985]
Cases prior to adoption of the Hawaii Rules of Civil Procedure.
General denial, not a disclaimer. 14 H. 189 (1902).
That each of several defendants disclaims as to some of the land does not warrant dismissal of action. 18 H. 494 (1907).