122A-1 Short title
122A-2 Hawaii state defense force established
122A-3 Rules
122A-4 Composition; enlistment; appointment
122A-5 Uniform; rank precedence and command
122A-6 Discipline
122A-7 Discharge; dismissal
122A-8 Pay and allowances
122A-9 Arms and equipment; facilities
122A-10 Training
122A-11 Employment
122A-12 Federal service
122A-13 Civil groups
122A-14 Acceptance of gratuities
122A-15 Immunities
122A-16 Courts-martial; nonjudicial punishment

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 122A

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Authority: means the Hawaii green infrastructure authority as established under section 196-63. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-61
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Board: means the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • Chairperson: means the chairperson of the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • Commission: means the public utilities commission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-2
  • Compensation: means money or any other valuable thing, regardless of form, received or to be received by a person for services rendered. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-81
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Department: means the department of business, economic development, and tourism, or any successor by law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-61
  • Department: means the department of business, economic development, and tourism. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-81
  • Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • Director: means the director of business, economic development, and tourism. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-81
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distributed energy resources: includes but is not limited to solar photovoltaic and thermal, wind, combined heat and power, electrical and thermal energy storage, demand response technologies, alternative energy vehicles and related infrastructure, microgrids, energy efficiency, and advanced inverters. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-2
  • Energy: means work or heat that is, or may be, produced from any fuel or source whatsoever. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-2
  • Energy resources: means fuel, and also includes all electrical or thermal energy produced by combustion of any fuel, or generated, produced, or stored using wind, the sun, geothermal heat, ocean water, falling water, currents, waves, or any other source. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-2
  • 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
  • Faucet: means a lavatory faucet, kitchen faucet, metering faucet, or replacement aerator for a lavatory or kitchen faucet. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-81
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Financing order: means the same as defined in section 269-161. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-61
  • Financing party: means the same as defined in section 269-161. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-61
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Green infrastructure fee: means the same as defined in section 269-161. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-61
  • High color rendering index fluorescent lamp: means a fluorescent lamp with a color rendering index of eighty-seven or greater that is not a compact fluorescent lamp. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-81
  • 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.
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-21
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Shoreline: means the upper reaches of the wash of the waves, usually evidenced by the edge of vegetation growth or by the upper limit of debris left by the wash of the waves. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • Showerhead: means a device through which water is discharged for a shower bath. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-81
  • Spray sprinkler body: means the exterior case or shell of a sprinkler incorporating a means of connection to the piping system designed to convey water to a nozzle or orifice. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 196-81