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Law Number

HRS 663-10.6(b)

Summary Title

Liability: Donation of Goods


An individual who donates goods, foods, material, or services to a nonprofit organization will not be held legally responsible for injuries or damage caused by the donation. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Exemption for providing shelter and subsistence to the needy

Full Text

(b) Any person who donates goods, food, materials, or services to a charitable or nonprofit organization described in subsection (a) shall be exempt from civil liability for injuries and damages resulting from the donation, except for gross negligence or wanton acts or omissions.