Hawaii Debt Collection Laws and Statutes

Hawaii Debt Collection Laws and Statutes

AccountsReceivable.com handles debt collections throughout the entire state of Hawaii.

Below you will find important information on Hawaii state debt recovery laws including: Hawaii Statutes, Judgments, Garnishments, Interest Rates, and Bad Check Laws.

STATE: HAWAII

Interest Rate

  • Legal: 10%
  • Judgment: 10% (no written contract)

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (IN YEARS)

  • Open Account: 6
  • Written Contract: 6
  • Sale of Goods: 4
  • Domestic Judgment: 10
  • Foreign Judgment: 6 for regis./10 after regis.

BAD CHECK LAWS (CIVIL PENALTY)

Damages equal to $100 or triple amount of check, not to exceed $500.

GENERAL GARNISHMENT EXEMPTIONS

95% of 1st $100, 90% of 2nd $100, 80% net wages in excess of $200 per mo. or federal limits, whichever is greater.

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