Where do I refer to for Title or License Registration?
For state Title and License Information, refer to:
City and County of Honolulu, Department of Finance, Division of Motor Vehicle and Licensing
1455 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Telephone: (808) 973-2700
Department of Finance, Treasury Division, County of Hawaii
25 Aupuni Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Telephone: (808) 961-8351
Department of Finance, Treasury Division, County of Maui
Wailuku, Maui 96793
Telephone: (808) 244-7844
Department of Finance, Treasury Division, County of Kauai
Lihue, Kauai 96766
Telephone: (808) 245-6947
No fee for search of records.
Shown on title held by lienholder.
Per the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) adopted in January, 1967, liens on motor vehicles recorded on Certificate of Ownership.
As per the UCC, repossession is allowed and permitted as long as it is peaceful.
If taken without notice to buyer, buyer has 10 days to redeem.
Deficiency judgments permitted. Confession of judgment notes are valid only up to $1,000.00.
Special Motor Vehicle Provisions:
All transfers must be filed with the County Treasurer as to repossession, seizures, imposition of a lien.
Documents Required to Transfer Ownership of Motor Vehicle:
If mainland license plates are on vehicle; Certificate of title in lienholder’s name only and a Notarized Bill of Sale. If Hawaii license plates on the vehicle and a mainland Title; unsigned Certificate of Title and 2 Notarized Powers of Attorney. Please check with your local agent.
Documents Required for Liquidation:
“Repossessed By” Lienholder, with signature on line one of Hawaiian Title, “Successor Interest” on line seven (Lienholder with signature), Registration in Lienholders name, inspection required.
Remain with the vehicle.
QuickRepo.com does not warrant the accuracy of these laws. The laws listed on QuickRepo.com are only a starting point for reference, and are not meant to be legal advice or a replacement for legal console. Please consult a repo company in your area, county, or state if you have any questions about repossession service there. All recovery requirements and fees are current as of 2002.