327G-1 Purpose
327G-2 Definitions
327G-3 Advance mental health care directive; designation of agent
327G-4 Revocation of advance mental health care directive
327G-5 Authority and duty of agent; limitations on liability
327G-6 Withdrawal of agent; rescission of withdrawal
327G-7 Presumption of capacity; determination of lack of capacity; recovery of capacity
327G-8 Limitations on applicability of advance mental health care directive
327G-9 Decisions by guardian
327G-10 Obligations of health care providers; limitations on liability
327G-11 Statutory damages
327G-12 Effect of copy
327G-13 Judicial relief
327G-14 Optional form

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 327G

  • Abused or neglected: means subjected to "harm" "imminent harm" or "threatened harm" as defined in section [587A-4]. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act of Congress: means the act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, entitled, "An act to provide for the establishment, operation, and maintenance of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes" and the amendments thereto. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 212-1
  • Active state duty: means duty in the active military service of the State under an order of the governor issued under authority vested in the governor by law, and includes travel to and from such duty. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Advance mental health care directive: means a written document expressing preferences, instructions, or a power of attorney for mental health treatment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • 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.
  • Agent: means a competent adult designated in a power of attorney contained in an advance mental health care directive to make a mental health care decision for the individual granting the power and includes all designated alternate agents. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Approved continuing education course: means a course approved by the commissioner following receipt of recommendations from insurance professionals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Aquaculture: means the propagation, cultivation, or farming of aquatic plants and animals in controlled or selected environments for commercial purposes or authorized stock enhancement purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 219-2
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assumed name: means any fictitious, alias, maiden, or trade name used in the past. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authority: means the Hawaii community development authority established by section 206E-3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2
  • 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.
  • Best interests: means that the benefits to the principal resulting from a mental health treatment outweigh the burdens to the principal resulting from that treatment and includes:

         (1)  The effect of the mental health treatment on the physical, mental, emotional, and cognitive functions of the principal;

         (2)  The degree of physical and mental pain or discomfort caused to the principal by the mental health treatment or the withholding or withdrawal of that treatment;

         (3)  The degree to which the principal's medical condition, the mental health treatment, or the withholding or withdrawal of mental health treatment, results in a severe and continuing impairment;

         (4)  The effect of the mental health treatment on the life expectancy of the principal;

         (5)  The prognosis of the principal for recovery or remission, with and without the mental health treatment;

         (6)  The risks, side effects, and benefits of the mental health treatment or the withholding of mental health treatment; and

         (7)  The religious beliefs and basic values of the principal receiving mental health treatment known to the agent, to the extent that these may assist the agent in determining benefits and burdens. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2

  • Board: means the board of agriculture of the department of agriculture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 219-2
  • Business entity: means an association, corporation, individual, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, partnership, person, or other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Capacity: means a principal's ability to understand the significant benefits, risks, and alternatives to proposed mental health care or treatment and to make and communicate a mental health care decision. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Capital access loan: means a loan that is entitled to be secured by the fund. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Chairperson: means the chairperson of the board of agriculture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 219-2
  • Class: means the general categories of insurance, as set forth in sections 431:1-204 to 431:1-210, in which insurers may be authorized to transact the business of insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Commanding officer: includes only commissioned officers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Commercial project: means an undertaking involving commercial or light industrial development, which includes a mixed-use development where commercial or light industrial facilities may be built into, adjacent to, under, or above residential units;

         (2)  "Redevelopment project" means an undertaking for the acquisition, clearance, replanning, reconstruction, and rehabilitation, or a combination of these and other methods, of an area for a residential project, for an incidental commercial project, and for other facilities incidental or appurtenant thereto, pursuant to and in accordance with this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2

  • Commissioned officer: includes a commissioned warrant officer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Commissioner: means the insurance commissioner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Community of identity: means a group of people who may not live in the same geographic area but who are bound together through a common ethnicity or other personal characteristic such as age or social status. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210D-2
  • Community of interest: means a group of people who may not live in the same geographic area but who are bound together through a common economic interest such as coffee growers or an aquaculture cooperative. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210D-2
  • Community-based economic development: means a community institution-building process that results in community-based enterprises and other economic development activities which are designed and implemented by a community; consistent with a community's values, culture, and vision; and intended to increase community control over local resources and decision-making processes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210D-2
  • Community-based organization: means a nonprofit corporation incorporated in the State of Hawaii that is organized and controlled by either a geographic community, a community of identity, or a community of interest and that is directly involved in community-based economic development activities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210D-2
  • Competent adult: means an individual eighteen years of age or older who has the capacity to understand the significant benefits, risks, and alternatives to proposed mental health care or treatment and to make and communicate mental health care decisions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Convening authority: includes , in addition to the person who convened the court, a commissioned officer commanding for the time being, or a successor in command. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperative: means a nonprofit association of [aquaculturists] organized under chapter 421. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 219-2
  • 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.
  • Council: means the community-based economic development advisory council. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210D-2
  • County: means any county of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of business, economic development, and tourism. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210-1
  • Department: means the department of business, economic development, and tourism. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210D-2
  • Department: means the department of business, economic development, and tourism. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Department: means the department of agriculture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 219-2
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • 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.
  • Director: means the director of business, economic development, and tourism. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210-1
  • Director: means the director of human services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Duty status other than active state duty: means any time when members and units of the state military forces assemble for drill or other equivalent training, instruction, or duty or participate in field training, encampments, maneuvers, schools, conferences, cruises, or other similar duties as may be prescribed by the laws of the United States (including but not limited to title 32 of the United States Code) or of the State and any regulations issued thereunder, and includes travel to and from such duty. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Emancipated minor: means an individual less than eighteen years of age who is deemed to be emancipated pursuant to section 577-25. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Enlisted member: means a person in an enlisted grade. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Financial institution: includes a bank, trust company, banking association, savings and loan association, mortgage company, investment bank, credit union, or nontraditional financial institution. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Financing: means furnishing risk capital to persons for use in the development or exploitation of specific inventions or products. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211E-1
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Hawaii capital loan revolving fund established in section 210-3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Governor: means the governor of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • 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.
  • Guardian: means a judicially appointed guardian or conservator having authority to make a mental health care decision for a principal, appointed under part 3 of article V of chapter 560. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Health care institution: means an institution, facility, or agency licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized or permitted by law to provide health care in the ordinary course of business. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Health care provider: means an individual licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized or permitted by law to provide health care in the ordinary course of business or practice of a profession. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Home state: means the District of Columbia or any state or territory of the United States in which an insurance producer maintains the producer's principal place of residence or principal place of business and is licensed to act as an insurance producer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Inactive: means that the authority of a license issued by the commissioner is not in effect. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Individual: means a natural person or a business entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Innovation: means any new product or invention. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211E-1
  • Invention: means any new process or technique for which a patent has been granted; or which in the opinion of the advisory committee, the chance of obtaining a patent thereon is favorable. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211E-1
  • 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.
  • Law officer: means an official of a general court-martial detailed in accordance with section 124A-45. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Law specialist: means a commissioned officer of the organized militia of the State designated for special duty. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • 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 officer: means any commissioned officer of the organized militia of the State designated to perform legal duties for a command. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing a person to act as an insurance producer for the lines of authority specified in the document. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Licensee: means any type of insurance producer or producer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Limited line credit insurance: includes credit life, credit disability, credit property, credit unemployment, involuntary unemployment, mortgage life, mortgage guaranty, mortgage disability, guaranteed automobile protection ("gap") insurance, and any other form of insurance offered in connection with an extension of credit, that is limited to partially or wholly extinguishing that credit obligation that the commissioner determines should be designated a form of limited line of credit insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Limited lines insurance: means those lines of insurance a producer may be licensed to sell pursuant to section 431:9A-107. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Limited lines producer: means a person authorized by the commissioner to sell, solicit, or negotiate limited lines insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Line of authority: means a category of insurance products, as set forth in section 431:9A-107(a), which an insurance producer may be licensed to sell pursuant to this article. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Line of insurance: means an insurance product, contract, or policy designed to cover specified risks that fall within one or more of the classes or types of insurance as defined in sections 431:1-204 to 431:1-211, the lines of authority defined in section 431:9A-107(a), or any other section of this code. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Loan: includes a line of credit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Medium-sized business: means a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, or other legal entity that:

         (1)  Is domiciled in this State;

         (2)  Is formed to make a profit; and

         (3)  Employs one hundred or more but fewer than five hundred full-time employees. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1

  • Mental health care: means any care, treatment, service, or procedure to maintain, diagnose, or otherwise affect a principal's mental condition, including:

         (1)  Selection and discharge of health care providers and institutions;

         (2)  Approval or disapproval of diagnostic tests, surgical procedures, and programs of medication; and

         (3)  Approval or disapproval of electroconvulsive treatment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2

  • Mental health care decision: means a decision made by a principal or the principal's agent or guardian regarding the principal's mental health care or mental health treatment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Mental health treatment: means any form of treatment used for the treatment of mental illness, including but not limited to electroconvulsive treatment, the use of psychotropic medication, and admission to and retention in a health care facility for the care or treatment of mental illness. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Military: refers to any or all of the armed forces. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Military court: means a court-martial, a court of inquiry, or a provost court. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Negotiate: means the act of conferring directly with or offering advice directly to a purchaser or prospective purchaser of a particular contract of insurance concerning any of the substantive benefits, terms, or conditions of the contract; provided that the person engaged in the act either sells insurance or obtains insurance from insurers for producers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Nonprofit organization: means a private, nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation, association, or organization listed in section 501(c)(3), Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, that is domiciled in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • 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.
  • Officer: means commissioned or warrant officer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Participating financial institution: means a financial institution participating in the program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-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.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Physician: means an individual authorized to practice medicine or osteopathy under chapter 453. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Power of attorney: means the designation of an agent to make mental health care decisions for the principal granting the power. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Primary physician: means a physician designated by a principal or the principal's agent or guardian to have primary responsibility for the principal's health care, including mental health care or, in the absence of a designation or if the designated physician is not reasonably available, a physician who undertakes the responsibility. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Principal: means a competent adult or emancipated minor who has executed a written advance mental health care directive or power of attorney for mental health care. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • producer: means a person required to be licensed under the laws of this State to sell, solicit, or negotiate insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Product: means any product, device, technique, or process, which is or may be exploitable commercially. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211E-1
  • Program: means the capital access program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Project: means a specific work or improvement, including real and personal properties, or any interest therein, acquired, owned, constructed, reconstructed, rehabilitated, or improved by the authority, including a commercial project, a redevelopment project, or a residential project, all as defined as follows, or any combination thereof, which combination shall hereinafter be called and known as a "multipurpose project". See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2
  • Provider: means any person or public or private institution, agency or business concern authorized by the department to provide health care, service or supplies to beneficiaries of medical assistance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • Psychologist: means an individual authorized to practice psychology under chapter 465. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Public agency: means any office, department, board, commission, bureau, division, public corporation agency, or instrumentality of the federal, state, or county government. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2
  • Public facilities: includes streets, utility and service corridors, and utility lines where applicable, sufficient to adequately service developable improvements in the district, sites for schools, parks, parking garage, sidewalks, pedestrian ways, and other community facilities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2
  • 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 aquaculturist: means a person, or association of persons, actively engaged in aquaculture farming, aquacultural produce processing, or aquacultural product development activities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 219-2
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rank: means the order of precedence among members of the state military forces. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Reserve account: means an account established in a participating financial institution on approval of the department in which money is deposited to serve as a source of additional revenue to reimburse the financial institution for losses on loans enrolled in the program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Reserved housing: means housing designated for residents in the low-income or moderate-income ranges who meet such eligibility requirements as the authority may adopt by rule. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2
  • Residential project: means a project or that portion of a multipurpose project, including residential dwelling units, designed and intended for the purpose of providing housing and any facilities as may be incidental or appurtenant thereto. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2
  • SBA: means the Small Business Administration of the United States Government. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210-1
  • SBIA: means the Federal Small Business Investment Act of 1958, as amended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 210-1
  • Sell: means to exchange a contract of insurance by any means, for money or its equivalent, on behalf of an insurance company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • 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.
  • Solicit: means attempting to sell insurance or asking or urging a person to apply for a particular kind of insurance from a particular company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • State judge advocate: means the commissioned officer responsible for supervising the administration of the military justice in the state military forces. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • State military forces: means the national guard of the State, as defined in section 101(3) of title 32, United States Code, the organized naval militia of the State, and any other military force organized under the laws of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Superior commissioned officer: means a commissioned officer superior in rank or command. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • Supervising health care provider: means the primary physician or the physician's designee, or the health care provider or the provider's designee who has undertaken primary responsibility for a principal's health care, that includes mental health care. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327G-2
  • Terminate: means :

         (1)  To cancel the relationship between an insurance producer and an insurer; or

         (2)  To terminate a producer's authority to transact insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102

  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trade name: means any name used by an insurance producer to solicit insurance business in this State if the true legal name of an individual or a business entity cannot be used. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • 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.
  • Uniform application: means the current version of National Association of Insurance Commissioners' uniform application for resident and nonresident producer licensing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Uniform business entity application: means the current version of National Association of Insurance Commissioners' uniform business entity application for resident and nonresident business entities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Venture: means , without limitation, any contractual arrangement with any person whereby the investor with risk capital obtain rights from or in an invention or product or proceeds therefrom in exchange for financing such persons. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211E-1
  • Voice vote: A vote in which the Presiding Officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of legisators voting on each side are not recorded.
  • Workforce housing: means new residential projects where at least seventy-five per cent of the residential units are set aside for purchase or rent for residents in the low-income or moderate-income ranges who meet such eligibility requirements as the authority may adopt by rules and that do not require financial assistance for design and construction from federal, state, or county government agencies. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2