[ 658D-6]  Consent to jurisdiction.  Conducting arbitration in this State, or making a written agreement to arbitrate which provides for arbitration within this State subject to this chapter, shall constitute a consent by the parties to that arbitration or undertaking to the exercise of in personam jurisdiction by the circuit courts of this State but only for the purposes of such arbitration.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 658D-6

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.