102-1 Definition
102-2 Contracts for concessions; bid required, exception
102-3 Qualification of bidders
102-4 Advertisement for bids
102-5 Bids; opening; rejection
102-6 Deposits of legal tender, etc., to accompany bid
102-7 Forfeiture of deposits, return thereof
102-8 Bond may be substituted for deposits
102-9 Contracts to be in writing; highest responsible bidder
102-10 Modification of contract terms
102-11 Security for performance; conditions
102-12 Surety on bond; justification
102-13 Amendment of contracts, when authorized
102-14 Use of public buildings by blind or visually handicapped persons
102-15 Violation voids contract
102-16 Penalty

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 102

  • Action: means any civil proceeding, including but not limited to arbitration, in which damages or other relief may be awarded or enforced with respect to an alleged construction defect. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Administrator: means the person in charge of a public or private hospital. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Aquaculture: means the propagation, cultivation, or farming of aquatic plants and animals in controlled or selected environments for research purposes, commercial purposes, or stocking purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • Aquatic life: means any type or species of mammal, fish, amphibian, reptile, mollusk, crustacean, arthropod, invertebrate, coral, or other animal that inhabits the freshwater or marine environment and includes any part, product, egg, or offspring thereof; or freshwater or marine plants, including seeds, roots, products, and other parts thereof. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articles of organization: means initial, amended, and restated articles of organization and articles of merger. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Association: means a nonprofit, incorporated, or unincorporated organization upon which responsibilities are imposed and authority is granted in the organization's declaration or bylaws. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Authorized absence: means absence of a patient from a psychiatric facility for any period of time with permission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • bonds: means bonds, notes, or other evidence of indebtedness of the State issued pursuant to this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-251
  • bonds: means bonds, notes, or other evidence of indebtedness of the State issued pursuant to this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-281
  • Business: includes every trade, occupation, profession, and other lawful purpose, whether or not carried on for profit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Claim: means any notice of claim by a claimant to a contractor of a construction defect. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Claimant: means any person, entity, partnership, corporation, or association asserting a claim concerning an alleged construction defect. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Commercial marine dealer: means any person who sells or exchanges, or who is an agent in the transfer of marine life obtained directly from a commercial marine licensee, or any commercial marine licensee who sells or exchanges marine life at retail. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • Commercial marine license: means a license issued to take marine life within or outside the State for commercial purpose. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • Commercial marine licensee: means a person who has been issued a commercial marine license pursuant to section 189-2. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • Commercial purpose: means the taking of marine life for profit or gain or as a means of livelihood where the marine life is taken in or outside of the State, or where the marine life is sold, offered for sale, landed, or transported for sale anywhere in the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • Commissioner: means the insurance commissioner of the State of Hawaii. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Common area: means real property within a planned community that is owned or leased by the association or is otherwise available for the use of its members or designated as common area in or pursuant to the association's declaration or bylaws. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complaint: means a written or documented oral communication to the insurance division primarily expressing a grievance, meaning an expression of dissatisfaction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Comprehensive market conduct examination: means a review of one or more lines of business of an insurer domiciled in this State that is not conducted for cause. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • concession: as used in this chapter means the grant to a person of the privilege to:

         (1)  Conduct operations involving the sale of goods, wares, merchandise, or services to the general public including but not limited to food and beverage establishments, retail stores, motor vehicle rental operations under chapter 437D, advertising, and communications and telecommunication services, in or on buildings or land under the jurisdiction of any government agency;

         (2)  Operate a parking lot on property owned or controlled by the State with the exception of buildings, facilities, and grounds operated by or otherwise under the jurisdiction of the department of education; and

         (3)  Use, for compensation, space on public property to display advertising, or to conduct operations for communications or telecommunications purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 102-1

  • Construction defect: means a deficiency in, or arising out of, the design, specifications, surveying, planning, construction, supervision, or observation of construction of a dwelling or premises. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractor: means any person, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or other organization that is engaged in the business of designing, manufacturing, supplying products, developing, or constructing a dwelling. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Court: means any duly constituted court and includes proceedings, hearings of per diem judges as authorized by law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dangerous to self: means the person recently has:

         (1)  Threatened or attempted suicide or serious bodily harm; or

         (2)  Behaved in such a manner as to indicate that the person is unable, without supervision and the assistance of others, to satisfy the need for nourishment, essential medical care, including treatment for a mental illness, shelter or self-protection, so that it is probable that death, substantial bodily injury, or serious physical debilitation or disease will result unless adequate treatment is afforded. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1

  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672B-1
  • Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • Department: means the department of budget and finance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-251
  • Department: means the department of budget and finance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-281
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Design professional: means a professional engineer, architect, surveyor, or landscape architect licensed under chapter 464. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672B-1
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672B-1
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Discharge: means the formal termination on the records of a psychiatric facility of a patient's period of treatment at the facility. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distribution: means a transfer of money, property, or other benefit from a limited liability company to a member in the member's capacity as a member or to a transferee of the member's distributional interest. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Distributional interest: means all of a member's interest in distributions by the limited liability company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Dower: A widow
  • Dwelling: means a single-family house, duplex, or multi-family unit designed for residential use, including common areas and improvements that are owned or maintained by an individual, association, or other entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Entity: includes domestic and foreign corporations, domestic professional corporations, domestic and foreign limited liability companies, domestic and foreign nonprofit corporations, domestic and foreign business trusts, estates, domestic and foreign partnerships, domestic and foreign limited partnerships, domestic and foreign limited liability partnerships, trusts, two or more persons having joint or common economic interest, associations and cooperative associations, and state, federal, and foreign governments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Executive officer: means chief executive officer, chief operating officer, chief financial officer, treasurer, secretary, controller, or any other individual performing functions corresponding to those performed by the foregoing officers under whatever title. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:11-102
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign limited liability company: means an unincorporated entity organized under laws other than the laws of this State which afford limited liability to its owners comparable to the liability under section 428-303 and is not required to obtain a certificate of authority to transact business under any law of this State other than this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Illegal drug: means "dangerous drugs" or a "harmful drug" as defined in section 712-1240. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Illegal drug market: means the support system of illegal drug-related operations, from production to retail sales, through which an illegal drug reaches the user. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Individual drug user: means the individual whose illegal drug use is the basis of an action brought under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Insurance compliance audit: means a voluntary, internal evaluation, review, assessment, audit, or investigation for the purpose of identifying or preventing noncompliance with, or promoting compliance with laws, regulations, orders, or industry or professional standards, which is conducted by or on behalf of an insurer, or which involves an insurer activity regulated by the commissioner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Insurance compliance self-evaluative audit document: means documents prepared as a result of or in connection with an insurance compliance audit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Insurance group: means those insurers and affiliates included within an insurance holding company system as defined in article 11. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:3D-102
  • Insurance holding company system: consists of two or more affiliated persons, one or more of which is an insurer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:11-102
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Level four offense: means the illegal possession of sixteen ounces or more or the illegal distribution of four ounces or more of an illegal drug. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Level one offense: means the illegal possession of one-fourth ounce or more, but less than four ounces, or the illegal distribution of less than one ounce of an illegal drug. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Level three offense: means the illegal possession of eight ounces or more, but less than sixteen ounces, or the illegal distribution of two ounces or more, but less than four ounces, of an illegal drug. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Level two offense: means the illegal possession of four ounces or more, but less than eight ounces, or the illegal distribution of one ounce or more, but less than two ounces, of an illegal drug. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensed physician: means a physician or surgeon licensed by the State to practice medicine, including a physician and surgeon granted a limited and temporary license under section 453-3(1), (2), and (5) or a resident physician and surgeon granted a limited and temporary license under paragraph (4) thereof, or a medical officer of the United States while in this State in the performance of the medical officer's official duties. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Limited liability company: means a limited liability company organized under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Low- and moderate-income housing project: means any housing project where:

         (1)  All project units are offered for rent, of which at least:

              (A)  Twenty per cent of the units are rented to households with an income of up to fifty per cent of the area median income as determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development;

              (B)  Forty per cent of the housing units in the project are rented to households with an income of up to eighty per cent of the area median income as determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; or

              (C)  Sixty per cent of the housing units in the project are rented to households with an income of up to one hundred forty per cent of the area median income as determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development;

         (2)  All project units are offered for sale through the conveyance of individual units by deed or share, of which at least fifty per cent of the units are sold to households with an income of up to one hundred forty per cent of the area median income as determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; or

         (3)  The project qualifies for federal tax exempt status pursuant to 26 U. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-281

  • Manager: means a person, whether or not a member of a manager-managed limited liability company, who is vested with authority under section 428-301(b). See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Marine life: means any type or species of saltwater fish, shellfish, mollusks, crustaceans, coral, or other marine animals, including any part, product, egg, or offspring thereof; or seaweeds or other marine plants, including any part, product, seed, or root thereof. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • Market analysis: means a process whereby market conduct surveillance personnel collect and analyze information from filed schedules, surveys, required reports, and other sources to develop a baseline and to identify patterns or practices of insurers licensed to do business in this State that deviate significantly from the norm or that may pose a potential risk to the insurance consumer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Market conduct action: means any of the full range of activities that the commissioner may initiate to assess the market and practices of individual insurers, beginning with market analyses and extending to targeted examinations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Market conduct examination: means the examination of the insurance operations of an insurer licensed to do business in this State to evaluate compliance with the applicable laws and rules of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Market conduct surveillance personnel: means those individuals employed or contracted by the commissioner to collect, analyze, review, or act on information about the insurance marketplace, which identifies patterns or practices of insurers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Mediation: means a process in which a mediator facilitates communication and negotiation between parties to assist them in reaching a voluntary agreement regarding their dispute. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners: means the organization of insurance regulators from the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and the four United States territories. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-21
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Operating agreement: means the agreement under section 428-103 concerning the relations among the members, managers, and limited liability company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Own risk and solvency assessment: means a confidential internal assessment, appropriate to the nature, scale, and complexity of an insurer or insurance group and conducted by that insurer or insurance group, of the material and relevant risks associated with the insurer or insurance group's current business plan and the sufficiency of capital resources to support those risks. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:3D-102
  • Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Guidance Manual: means the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Guidance Manual as developed and adopted by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and as amended from time to time. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:3D-102
  • Own risk and solvency assessment summary report: means a confidential, high-level summary of an insurer or insurance group's own risk and solvency assessment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:3D-102
  • 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.
  • Patient: means a person under observation, care, or treatment at a psychiatric facility. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Period of illegal drug use: means , in relation to the individual drug user, the entire time of the individual's illegal use of an illegal drug. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a limited liability company, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization, and any similar entity or any combination of the foregoing acting in concert, but shall not include any joint venture partnership exclusively engaged in owning, managing, leasing, or developing real or tangible personal property, or a securities broker performing only the usual and customary broker's function. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:11-102
  • Person: includes any individual or entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Place of illegal drug activity: means , in relation to the individual drug user, the place in which the individual possesses or uses an illegal drug or in which the individual resides, attends school, or is employed during the period of the individual's illegal drug use. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Place of participation: means , in relation to a defendant in an action brought under this chapter, the place at which the person participates in the illegal drug market or at which the person resides, attends school, or is employed during the period of the person's participation in the illegal drug market. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663E-1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Planned community: means a common interest community, including condominiums and cooperative housing corporations, and excluding time share plans. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Premises: includes the systems, other component improvements, other structures, or recreational facilities appurtenant to, but not necessarily a part of, the dwelling or facility. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Principal office: means the office, whether or not in this State, where the principal executive office of a domestic or foreign limited liability company is located. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Project: means the acquisition, purchase, design, development, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, improvement, betterment, extension, financing, or refinancing of low- and moderate-income housing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-281
  • Project agreement: means any agreement entered into under this part by the department with a project party providing for the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to finance facilities of the project party or for the project party or to loan the proceeds of such bonds to assist not-for-profit private nonsectarian and sectarian elementary schools, secondary schools, colleges, and universities that serve the general public, including, without limitation, on any loan agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-251
  • Project agreement: means any agreement entered into under this part by the department with a project party providing for the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to finance the development of low- and moderate-income housing, or to loan the proceeds of the special purpose revenue bonds to assist a project party in the development of low- and moderate-income housing, including without limitation any loan agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-281
  • Project party: means a not-for-profit private nonsectarian and sectarian elementary school, secondary school, college, and university that serves the general public. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-251
  • Project party: means an entity engaged in the development of a low- and moderate-income housing project, including a not-for-profit private organization, for-profit private organization, or public instrumentalities and their qualified affiliates. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-281
  • Promoting prostitution: means promoting prostitution as provided in section 712-1203. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663J-2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Psychiatric facility: means a public or private hospital or part thereof which provides inpatient or outpatient care, custody, diagnosis, treatment or rehabilitation services for mentally ill persons or for persons habituated to the excessive use of drugs or alcohol or for intoxicated persons. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualified contract examiner: means a person under contract to the commissioner, who is qualified by education, experience and, where applicable, professional designations, to perform market conduct actions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • refinancing: means the liquidation; the retirement; the provision for retirement through the proceeds of bonds issued by the State of any indebtedness of a project party incurred to finance or help finance a lawful purpose of the project party not financed pursuant to this part; or the consolidation of such indebtedness with indebtedness of the State incurred by the project party related to the purpose for which the indebtedness of the project party was initially incurred. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-251
  • refinancing: means the liquidation, the retirement, or the provision for retirement through the proceeds of bonds issued by the State of any indebtedness of a project party incurred to finance, in whole or in part, a low- and moderate-income housing project of the project party not financed pursuant to this part; or the consolidation of such indebtedness with indebtedness of the State related to the purpose for which the indebtedness of the project party was initially incurred. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-281
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service: means personal service or delivery by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the last known address of the addressee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 672E-1
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Signed: includes any symbol executed or adopted by a person with the present intention to authenticate a record. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Targeted examination: means a focused examination conducted for cause, based on the results of market analysis indicating the need to review either a specific line of business or specific business practices, including but not limited to underwriting and rating, marketing and sales, complaint handling operations, advertising materials, licensing, policyholder services, non-forfeitures, claims handling, or policy forms and filings. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:2D-102
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transfer: includes an assignment, conveyance, deed, bill of  sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, encumbrance, and gift. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 428-101
  • Treatment: means the broad range of emergency, out-patient, intermediate, domiciliary, and inpatient services and care, including diagnostic evaluation, medical, psychiatric, psychological, and social service care, vocational rehabilitation, career counseling, and other special services which may be extended to handicapped persons. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Ultimate controlling person: means a person who is not controlled by any other person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:11-102
  • Unauthorized absence: means absence of a patient from a psychiatric facility for any period of time without permission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334-1
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Voting security: shall include any security convertible into or evidencing a right to acquire a voting security. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:11-102