Hawaii Minor Child Power of Attorney Form

The Hawaii minor child power of attorney form is a document that a parent would use to designate another person to serve as a temporary guardian over their child(ren) due to illness or absence. This form is a safe way to ensure that the parent(s) won’t lose rights to their children while they take the time to situate their financial and home affairs. This document must be notarized so that it may be effective. The document may also be revoked at any time by placing the revocation in writing and having it delivered to the temporary guardians prior to taking the child(ren).

How to Write

Step 1 – Parties –

  • Name of the Minor Child(ren)
  • Birth Date in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • AND
  • Parent(s) Name(s)
  • Check the appropriate box
  • Parent’s Street Address
  • City
  • State
  • AND

Co-Parent –

  • Enter the Parent(s) Name(s)
  • Check the box that applies
  • Parent’s Street Address
  • City
  • State

Step 2 – Appointment of Attorney In Fact –

  • Enter the name of the designated Attorney In Fact
  • Enter the child(ren’s) name(s)
  • Relationship to Attorney In Fact
  • City
  • State

Step 3 – Delegation of Powers –

  • Select the box that indicates parental wishes for their child(ren)
  • If selecting “B.” Enter the specific authorities being granted
  • Enter the day of commencement of the document
  • Enter the ending date, (no more than one year)

Step 4 – Signatures – Before a Notary Public, provide the following

  • Parent/Court Appointed Guardian Signature(s)
  • Print name
  • Date of signature(s)
  • AND
  • Acceptance by Attorney In Fact:
  • Attorney In Fact’s Signature
  • Print Name
  • Date of signature
  • AND
  • Signature(s) of Witnesses
  • Printed Names of Witnesses
  • Date of Signatures

When the document is completed and the notary has witnessed all signatures, the Notary will complete all of their required information and provide an official seal (if any)