Part I. Requisites, Procedures


572-1 Requisites of valid marriage contract

572-1.5 Definition of marriage

572-1.6 Repealed

572-1.7 Continuity of rights; civil union and reciprocal

beneficiary relationships

572-1.8 Interpretation of terminology to be gender-neutral

572-1.9 Reliance on federal law

572-2 Consent of parent or guardian

572-3 Contracted without the State

572-4 Right of domicile, sex or marital status

572-5 Marriage license; agent to grant; fee

572-6 Application; license; limitations

572-7, 8 Repealed

572-9 Persons under age

572-10 Applicant apparently under age

572-11 Marriage ceremony; license to solemnize

572-12 By whom solemnized

572-12.1 Refusal to solemnize a marriage

572-12.2 Religious organizations; exemption under certain


572-13 Record of solemnization; marriages, reported by whom;

certified copies

572-13.5 Revocation or suspension of licenses to solemnize

572-14 Repealed

572-15 Delivery of records to department of health; penalty

572-16 Rules and regulations


Part II. Property Contracts, Debts, and Liabilities

572-21 Presumption of separate property

572-22 Contracts

572-23 Not liable for spousal debts

572-24 Spousal liabilities

572-25 Separate property

572-26 May be personal representative, guardian, trustee, or

other fiduciary

572-27 Persons as sureties

572-28 Suits by and against

572-29 Marriage settlement not invalidated




Civil union or reciprocal beneficiary relationship in existence before December 2, 2013 not invalidated by L Sp 2013 2d, c 1. L Sp 2013 2d, c 1, 11.


Cross References


International matchmaking organizations, see chapter 489N.


Law Journals and Reviews


For Better or for Worse, in Sickness and in Health, Until Death Do Us Part: A Look at Same Sex Marriage in Hawaii. 16 UH L. Rev. 447 (1994).


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