[ 398A-1]  Definitions.  As used in this chapter:

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 398A-1

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Employee: means a person who may be permitted, required, or directed by an employer for wages or pay to engage in any employment and who has been employed by that employer for at least one year immediately preceding the commencement of leave provided under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 398A-1
  • Employer: means any private:

         (1)  Person;

         (2)  Partnership;

         (3)  Corporation;

         (4)  Association; or

         (5)  Other business entity,

    that employs fifty or more employees. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 398A-1

  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.

     “Employee” means a person who may be permitted, required, or directed by an employer for wages or pay to engage in any employment and who has been employed by that employer for at least one year immediately preceding the commencement of leave provided under this chapter.

     “Employee benefits” means all benefits, other than salary and wages, provided or made available to an employee by an employer and includes group life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, and pensions, regardless of whether benefits are provided by a policy or practice of an employer.

     “Employer” means any private:

     (1)  Person;

     (2)  Partnership;

     (3)  Corporation;

     (4)  Association; or

     (5)  Other business entity,

that employs fifty or more employees.