§480-16  Violation a felony.  (a)  Any person who violates section 480-4, 480-6, 480-9, or 480-17, including any principal, manager, director, officer, agent, servant, or employee, who had engaged in or has participated in the determination to engage in an activity that has been engaged in by any association, firm, partnership, trust or corporation, which activity is a violation of section 480-4, 480-6, 480-9, or 480-17, is punishable if a natural person by a fine not exceeding $100,000 or by imprisonment not exceeding three years, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court; if the person is not a natural person then by a fine not exceeding $1,000,000.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 480-16

  • 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.
  • 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.

     (b)  The actions authorized by this section and section 480-18 shall be brought in the circuit court of the circuit where the offense occurred.