Advance Directive Form
Download the Advance Directive form for Hawaii.
Order Death Certificates
Death Certificate instructions for Hawaii.
Digital Estate Planning Laws
Law: SB2298 Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
Description: This law authorizes a decedent’s personal representative or trustee to access and manage digital assets and electronic communications. [See the full Bill here]
Status: Effective July 1, 2016
Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)
House Bill 606 titled “Relating to Death with Dignity” was introduced to the Health, Judicial, and Finance Committee in January 2013. It has yet to pass.
Organ Donation Registries
Hawaii Organ Donation registry official link.
POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form
Download the POLST form for Hawaii residents.
Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate
- Hawaii has a 0.8%-16% estate tax rate (exemption threshold: $5.45 million)