The left hand column below contains the statutory history of the current law (which is in the right hand column).

Please take note of the irregularity of the current statute's citation history in the right hand column below, [L 1949, c 327, 19; RL 1955, 57-18; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 19; HRS 338-15; am L 1972, c 66, 1(1); am L 1997, c 305, 2], as HRS 338-15 has no date and appears to be out of order.  Also note that I have not yet scanned am L 1972, c 66, 1(1); am L 1997, c 305, 2] or the attorney general opinion.

L 1949, c 327,  19 (Scanned from copies of microform of original Session Laws of Hawaii books)

HRS 338-15, Current Law as of October 25, 2009  (You can double check it here)

338-15  Late or altered certificates.  A person born in the State may file or amend a certificate after the time prescribed, upon submitting proof as required by rules adopted by the department of health.  Certificates registered after the time prescribed for filing by the rules of the department of health shall be registered subject to any evidentiary requirements that the department adopts by rule to substantiate the alleged facts of birth. [L 1949, c 327, 19; RL 1955, 57-18; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 19; HRS 338-15; am L 1972, c 66, 1(1); am L 1997, c 305, 2]

 

Attorney General Opinions 

Section provides for the alteration of only birth certificates.  Att. Gen. Op. 84-14.

 

RL 1955, 57-18 (Scanned from copies of microform of original Session Laws of Hawaii books)

 

I have recopied the above current law for your convenience.

338-15  Late or altered certificates.  A person born in the State may file or amend a certificate after the time prescribed, upon submitting proof as required by rules adopted by the department of health.  Certificates registered after the time prescribed for filing by the rules of the department of health shall be registered subject to any evidentiary requirements that the department adopts by rule to substantiate the alleged facts of birth. [L 1949, c 327, 19; RL 1955, 57-18; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 19; HRS 338-15; am L 1972, c 66, 1(1); am L 1997, c 305, 2]

 

Attorney General Opinions 

Section provides for the alteration of only birth certificates.  Att. Gen. Op. 84-14.

 

am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 19 (Scanned from copies of microform of original Session Laws of Hawaii books). The statute doesn't appear to have been affected by am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 19 (below).

I have recopied the above current law for your convenience.

338-15  Late or altered certificates.  A person born in the State may file or amend a certificate after the time prescribed, upon submitting proof as required by rules adopted by the department of health.  Certificates registered after the time prescribed for filing by the rules of the department of health shall be registered subject to any evidentiary requirements that the department adopts by rule to substantiate the alleged facts of birth. [L 1949, c 327, 19; RL 1955, 57-18; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 19; HRS 338-15; am L 1972, c 66, 1(1); am L 1997, c 305, 2]

 

Attorney General Opinions 

Section provides for the alteration of only birth certificates.  Att. Gen. Op. 84-14.