Aloha and welcome to FindLaw's coverage of Hawaii's estate planning laws. Estate planning laws set out requirements for creating a valid will, identify methods for declaring your wishes regarding life-prolonging medical procedures, and describe the probate process in each state. This section includes articles on durable powers of attorney, estate taxes, living wills, probate laws, and more. If you need help figuring out if you'll have to pay estate taxes, we can assist with that as well. Learn how to find an experienced Hawaii estate planning attorney. Choose a link from the list below for specific information on estate planning rules in Hawaii, from the Big Island to Kauai and everything in between.