These are practice cards for the Key Words in the Hawaiian Real Estate Workbook from Vitousek.
Agricultural Land Use
Lands with a high capcity for intensive cultivation
Narrow strips from the mountain to the sea, dividing up the Moku
Concervation Land Use
Lands in the existing forest and water reserve zones
The kings were the sovereign owners of all lands
The great division of lands which occured in 1848.
a smaller estate, perhaps governed by the konohiki.
Crown lands were sold sometimes with this, and were recorded by book and page number.
The basic land parcel occupied by a kanaka, and could either be subservient or independent to an 'ili, also who had certain native rights of fishery, water, and mountain products.
Appointed by King Kamehameha III in 1845 to award land claims.
An instrument conveying government owned lands to individuals.
Pieces of non contiguous land, called jumps. Some of these make up an 'ili.
Facing the Ocean
Facing the Mountain
The largest unit within an island, generally running from the mountain top to the sea
An entire island
Smaller units of farm land
The instrument of original grant of sovereign lands in Hawaii to individuals
Rural Land Use
Lands composed primarily of small farms mixed with very low-density residential lots with a minimum size of one-half acre.
State Land Use Commission
In 1961, this entity classified all lands in the State into four land use districts: urban, agricultural, rural, and conservation.
Urban Land Use
Lands in areas with sufficient reserve areas to accommodate foreseeable future growth. Improved and unimproved residential, apartment, hotel and resort, industrial, and commercial.
The gradual building up of rock, sand or soil deposits due to shoreline water action or a shifting river.
The sudden tearing away or removal of land by the action of water flowing over it or through it.
Bundle of Rights
The 1. Right to possess; 2. the right to use, or keep others from using; 3. the right to encumber; 4. the right to enjoy; and, 5. the right to dispose
All properties or rights connected with the ownership that can be passed on to one's heirs upon death.
All real estate except land. Including buildings, fixtures, fences, curbs, sewers, etc.
The earth's surface, and its extension up to infinity, and downward to the center of the earth.
Consists of land, tenements, and hereditaments. The land includes not only the surface of the earth, but all those things permanently attached by nature, such as trees, rocks, soil, minerals, etc.
The land, as well as the rights both tangible and intangible that may arise from owning the land.
When water gradually recedes from an area, and new land is exposed.
The legal right to use the waters in common with the other owners whose land also abuts the same waters.
Rights applying to property bordering on a body of water that is non-flowing, such as a sea or a lake.
A zone rather than a line that the State retains title to where the high water mark determines the boundary between public and private lands.
To become part of
Bill of Sale
A written instrument that passes title of personal property from seller to buyer
For personal property financingy by way of a security agreement and financing statement
A statement recording the value in a property or items showing that a person has an interest in the property or items.
Articles of personal property that have become attached to land or a building in such a manner as to become part of the real property.
Every kind of property other than real property, and would include most movable items, such as man made property, money, furniture, and other goods and chattels.
The earth's surface and everything attached by man or nature.
A document that states the interest in a property or fixture.
Items of personal property that a tenant has installed in a rented space.
Items of personal property that a business operator has installed in a rented
Uniform Commercial Code
This provides the seller or lender can retain a security interest in the property until he is paid in full.
When a condition needs to happen prior to the transfer of the property.
A condition where if something happens or doesn't happen title will not transfer.
The completed dower; the right a wife may have in her husband's property upon his death.
The one-third interest a wife may have in the property of her husband acquired prior to July 1, 1977; a life estate in 1/3 of the land the husband owns during the continuance of the marriage relationship and an absolute interest in 1/3 personal property.
The right a wife may have in her husband's property during his life.
The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest a person has in real property.
Estates tha have conditions that can restrict a fee simple estate. If they are broken, or a particular event occurs, they may enable the grantor to revoke or terminate the transfer.
An estate in real property, by which the owner has the greatest power over the title which it is possible to have, being an absolute estate; an estate of inheritance belonging to the owner, that he may dispose of, trade, or will, as he chooses.
An estate whose duration is uncertain and indefinite, such as a fee simple or life estate.
A life estate in a piece of real property used by the occupant as his primary residence. A right given to a householder or head of family to designate real estate as his home, and said home is exempt, up to a stated amount from execution from creditors.
Less than Freehold
A lease; a leasehold estate
An estate or interest in real property held for the duration of the life of a certain person. Upon the expiration of that life, the estate will automatically be vested in a remainderman or reversioner.
An estate created by single grant simultaneously with another which vests with a third party after termination of the prior estate; such as a life estate.
The on in whom an estate vests after termination of a prior estate.
The residue of an estate left to the grantor or his heirs after termination of all prior estates and interests; the right of a lessor to recover possession of leased property upon the termination of the lease, with all subsequent right to use and enjoy the property. Reverts back to the original owner.
A present right to future possessions of an estate.
Possession of real property by one entitled therto; a warranty that at the time of delivery of a deed, the grantor actually has the right and capacity to convey good legal title.