[ 397-7]  Complaints to the department.  (a)  Complaints may be made to the department and where reasonable grounds exist for the department to believe there may be a hazard, there shall be an inspection in response to the complaint.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-7

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3

     (b)  Names of all complainants and witnesses shall be held in confidence by the department unless prior permission has been given by the complainant or witness to release the complainant’s or witness’ name or unless it has been determined by the attorney general that disclosure is necessary for enforcement and review of this chapter.