[ 468M-1]  Definitions.  Whenever used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 468M-1

  • Activity provider: means an individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, or any group of persons, whether incorporated or not, which provides specialized air, land, or sea tour excursions and activities, but does not mean sellers of airline coupons or tickets. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 468M-1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 468M-1
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 468M-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.

     “Activity desk” means any sole proprietorship, organization, trust, group, association, partnership, corporation, society, or combination thereof, which for compensation or other consideration, acts or attempts to act as an intermediary to sell, contract for, arrange, or advertise that it can or will arrange, or has arranged, activities which are furnished by an activity provider.  This chapter shall not apply to any hotel as defined under section 486K-1, or air carrier as defined by the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C.S. Appx  1301), as amended, for services for which they do not accept consumer moneys for services other than their own.

     “Activity provider” means an individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, or any group of persons, whether incorporated or not, which provides specialized air, land, or sea tour excursions and activities, but does not mean sellers of airline coupons or tickets.

     “Department” means the department of commerce and consumer affairs.

     “Director” means the director of commerce and consumer affairs.

     “Net sales” means gross sales minus the commission paid to activity desks.