Hawaii Advance Directive Form (Medical POA + Living Will)

A Hawaii advance directive is a document outlining an individual’s (the principal) wishes for health care and treatment. It can inform medical staff or, in the case of selecting an agent through a power of attorney, select an agent to act on the principal’s behalf in making health care decisions if they are incapacitated.


Statutory Form§ 327E-16

Signing Requirements (§327E-3 (1)) – Two (2) witnesses are required and each must either be a witness to the principal signing or the principal’s acknowledgment of the signature of the instrument. A notary public may sign instead.

State Definition (§ 327E-2) – “Advance health-care directive” means an individual instruction or a power of attorney for health care.

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