327K-1 Definitions
327K-2 Provider orders for life-sustaining treatment form; execution; explanation; compliance; revocation
327K-3 Immunity
327K-4 Rules

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 327K

  • Abused or neglected: means subjected to "harm" "imminent harm" or "threatened harm" as defined in section [587A-4]. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • 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
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • Applicant: means the person for whose use and benefit application for services or public assistance is made. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • 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
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Capital access loan: means a loan that is entitled to be secured by the fund. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Commanding officer: includes only commissioned officers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327K-1
  • Department: means the department of business, economic development, and tourism. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • Director: means the director of human services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • 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:
  • 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
  • Enlisted member: means a person in an enlisted grade. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Form: means a provider orders for life-sustaining treatment form adopted by the department. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327K-1
  • 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
  • Grade: means a step or degree, in a graduated scale of office or military rank, that is established and designated as a grade by law or regulation. 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.
  • Health care provider: means an individual licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized or permitted by law to provide health care in the ordinary course of the individual's business or profession. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327K-1
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Innovation: means any new product or invention. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211E-1
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Legally authorized representative: means an agent, guardian, or surrogate, as those terms are defined in section 327E-2, or agent designated through a power of attorney for health care, as defined in section 327E-2. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327K-1
  • 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
  • Loan: includes a line of credit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211D-1
  • Military: refers to any or all of the armed forces. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Provider orders for life-sustaining treatment form: means a form signed by a patient, or if incapacitated, by the patient's legally authorized representative and the patient's provider, that records the patient's wishes and that directs a health care provider regarding the provision of resuscitative and life-sustaining measures. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327K-1
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Superior commissioned officer: means a commissioned officer superior in rank or command. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 124A-1
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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