342L-12  Injunctive and other relief.  The director may institute a civil action in any environmental court of competent jurisdiction for injunctive and other relief to prevent or stop any violation of this chapter, any rule adopted pursuant to this chapter, or any permit or variance issued pursuant to this chapter, without the necessity of a prior revocation of the permit or variance, to impose and collect civil penalties, to collect administrative penalties, or to obtain other relief.  The environmental court may grant relief in accordance with the Hawaii rules of civil procedure.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-12

  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • 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.
  • Permit: means written authorization from the director to install or operate an underground storage tank or tank system. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Variance: means special written authorization from the director to own, install, or operate an underground storage tank or tank system in a manner deviating, or to do an act that deviates, from the requirements of rules adopted under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1