Section 1, Module 1
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The venue is the state and county in which the notarial act is performed and must be included with all acknowledgements and jurats. To determine the appropriate venue you will use the Jurisdictions as your guide.

The following are examples of the venues for each of the four jurisdictions.

State of Hawaii  State of Hawaii

City and County      S.S.  S.S.

Of Honolulu  County of Maui

State of Hawaii  State of Hawaii

S.S.  S.S.

County of Hawaii  County of Kauai

The S.S. in the venue stands for the Latin word “scilicet” which means “namely” or “more particularly known as”.

Study Tip: Remember the venues and what the S.S. means