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Part II Hides and Beef 146-21 – 146-24

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 146

  • 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.
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authorized shares: means the shares of all classes a domestic corporation is authorized to issue. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, and other instruments of indebtedness. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 47-1
  • Business: includes all activities (personal, professional, or corporate) engaged in or caused to be engaged in with the object of gain or economic benefit either direct or indirect, but does not include casual sales. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 237-2
  • Capital: means :

         (1)  The aggregate par value or other amount received and allocated to the issued and outstanding capital stock of a financial institution; or

         (2)  The total amount of a credit union's outstanding and unimpaired membership shares or share accounts. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109

  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • company: includes every individual, partnership, society, unincorporated association, joint adventure, group, hui, joint stock company, corporation, trustee, personal representative, trust estate, decedent's estate, trust, trustee in bankruptcy, or other entity, whether such persons are doing business for themselves or in a fiduciary capacity, and whether the individuals are residents or nonresidents of the State, and whether the corporation or other association is created or organized under the laws of the State or of another jurisdiction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 237-1
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • County: means the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui and the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 47-1
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deliver: includes mail. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Department director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs, unless the context otherwise requires. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Due notice: means notice given during a ten-day period by publication or if no means of publication is available by posting at a reasonable number of conspicuous places within the affected area. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 180-1
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Federal: means belonging to, part of, or related to the government of the United States of America. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Federal Home Loan Bank: means a federal home loan bank created and organized under the authority of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Federal Reserve Bank: means a federal reserve bank created and organized under the authority of the Federal Reserve Act. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Federal Reserve Board: means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System created and described in the Federal Reserve Act. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial institution: means a Hawaii financial institution, and unless the context indicates otherwise, a federal financial institution or foreign financial institution. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation for profit incorporated under a law other than the law of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • Person: means a natural person, entity or organization, including without limitation an individual, corporation, joint venture, partnership, sole proprietorship, association, cooperative, estate, trust, or governmental unit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Person: includes individual and entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Principal office: means the office (in or out of this State) so designated in the annual report where the principal executive offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Proceeding: includes civil suit and criminal, administrative, and investigatory action. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • sales: includes the exchange of properties as well as the sale thereof for money. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 237-1
  • Secretary: means the corporate officer to whom the board of directors has delegated responsibility under section 414-231(c) for preparation and custody of the minutes of the meetings of the board of directors and of the shareholders and for authenticating records of the corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Shareholder: means the person in whose name shares are registered in the records of a corporation or the beneficial owner of shares to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with a corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subsidiary: means a corporation, joint venture, partnership, or other company that is controlled by another corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • surplus: includes retained earnings, whether or not transferred or allocated to surplus. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • this State: means the State of Hawaii, its political subdivisions, agencies, and departments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC