Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 264-121

      264-121  Definitions.  As used in this part, unless the context requires otherwise:

     “Capital costs” means part or all of the cost for capital improvements.  Capital costs may include costs to acquire right-of-way, plan, design, engineer, finance, and construct improvements including costs of management and consultant fees.  Capital costs shall not include periodic maintenance and other operating costs.

     “Department” means the department of transportation.

     “Development” means any artificial change to real property that requires a county grading or building permit including but not limited to construction, expansion, enlargement, alteration, or erection of buildings or structures.

     “Director” means the director of transportation.

     “Impact fee” means an assessment on a development used to incrementally fund a fair share of the capital costs of public highway improvements reasonably needed to serve that development.

     “State highway improvements” means capital improvements to the physical infrastructure of state highways.