340A-2  Ownership of solid waste.  Unless otherwise provided by county ordinance or federal regulation, the owner of solid waste shall be:

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 340A-2

  • Collector: means any person or governmental agency which has been licensed to remove refuse in accordance with applicable ordinances and regulations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340A-1
  • County: shall include each county of the State, including the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340A-1
  • Generator: means any person or governmental agency which generates solid waste. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340A-1
  • Operator: means any person or governmental agency which accepts solid waste for processing, disposing, or transferring at an incinerator, landfill site, resource recovery facility or transfer station. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340A-1
  • Owner: means any person or governmental agency which shall have title to solid waste. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340A-1
  • Solid waste: means garbage, refuse and other discarded solid materials, including solid waste materials resulting from industrial and commercial operations, and from community activities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340A-1

     (1)  The generator of the solid waste until the solid waste is collected;

     (2)  The collector until the solid waste is deposited with an operator;

     (3)  In the absence of a collector, the generator of the solid waste until the solid waste is deposited with an operator; or

     (4)  The operator upon acceptance of the solid waste.