Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 328J
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
- Authority: means the Hawaii community development authority. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-101
- Authority: means the Hawaii community development authority established by section 206E-3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-2
- Bar: means an establishment that is devoted to the serving of alcoholic beverages for consumption by guests on the premises regardless of whether food is served, including but not limited to taverns, cocktail lounges, and cabarets, including outdoor areas of bars. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Building: means any area enclosed or partially enclosed by a roof and at least three walls. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Business: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, joint venture, corporation, or other business entity, either for-profit or not-for-profit, including retail establishments where goods or services are sold, professional corporations, and other entities where legal, medical, dental, engineering, architectural, or other professional services are delivered. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- 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
- Chambers: A judge's office.
- 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
- Commissioner: means the insurance commissioner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
- 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: means any policy of life, accident and health or sickness, credit life, credit disability, homeowners, and motor vehicle insurance covering personally owned or personally leased private passenger motor vehicles prepared for delivery by an insurer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10-102
- 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: 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
- Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Electronic smoking device: means any electronic product that can be used to aerosolize and deliver nicotine or other substances to the person inhaling from the device, including but not limited to an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, hookah pipe, or hookah pen, and any cartridge or other component of the device or related product, whether or not sold separately. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Eligible borrower: means any person or family, irrespective of race, creed, national origin, or sex, who:
(1) Has never before obtained a loan under this part; and
(2) Meets other qualifications as established by rules adopted by the authority. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-101
- Eligible loan: means a loan to an eligible borrower for the purchase of a reserved housing unit; provided that the property financed is located in the community development district, is and will be occupied as the principal place of residence by the eligible borrower, and meets other requirements as established by rules adopted by the authority. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-101
- Employee: means a person who is employed by an employer in consideration for direct or indirect monetary wages or profit, and a person who volunteers the person's services for a nonprofit entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Employer: means a person, business, partnership, association, corporation, including the State or any of its political subdivisions, a trust, or nonprofit entity that employs the services of one or more individual persons, but shall not include the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Enclosed or partially enclosed: means closed in by a roof or overhang and at least two walls. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-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.
- Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
- Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
- Flesch reading ease test: means the test set forth in section 431:10-106. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10-102
- Health care facility: means an office or institution, including all waiting rooms, hallways, private rooms, semiprivate rooms, and wards, which provides care or treatment of diseases, whether physical, mental, or emotional, or other medical, physiological, or psychological conditions, including but not limited to hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals or other clinics, including weight control clinics, nursing homes, homes for the aging or chronically ill, laboratories, and offices of surgeons, chiropractors, physical therapists, physicians, dentists, and all specialists within these professions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Individual: means a natural person or a business entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
- Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
- Insurer: means any company, corporation, exchange, society, or association organized on the stock, mutual, assessment, or fraternal plan of insurance and authorized under the insurance laws of this State to issue life, disability, credit life, credit disability, homeowners, and motor vehicle insurance, including but not limited to fraternal benefit societies, nonprofit health service corporations, nonprofit hospital service corporations, health maintenance organizations, and mutual benefit societies. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10-102
- 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
- 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
- Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
- Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
- Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
- 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.
- Open to the public: means enclosed or partially enclosed areas to which the public is invited or permitted and areas within any building available for use by or accessible to the general public during the normal course of business conducted therein by either private or public entities, including but not limited to bars, educational facilities, financial institutions, health care facilities, hotel and motel lobbies, lanais, laundromats, public transportation facilities, including airport areas from curb to cabin and including all areas within and immediately in front of and adjacent to passenger terminals and pick-up areas, throughout the airport facility, and up to the passenger loading gates of all state airports, reception areas, restaurants, retail food production and marketing establishments, retail service establishments, retail stores, shopping malls, sports arenas, theaters, and waiting rooms, but does not include a private residence unless it is used as a child care, adult day care, or health care facility. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-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.
- Place of employment: means an area under the control of a public or private employer that employees normally frequent during the course of employment, including but not limited to auditoriums, cafeterias, classrooms, clubs, common work areas, conference rooms, elevators, employee lounges, hallways, medical facilities, meeting rooms, private offices, restrooms, and stairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- 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
- 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
- Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
- 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
- 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
- Reserved housing: means housing designated for residents in the low- or moderate-income ranges who meet such eligibility requirements as the authority may adopt by rule. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-101
- 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
- Reserved housing loan programs: includes all or any part of the loan to lenders program, the purchase of existing loans program, the advance commitments program, and the eligible loan and eligible project loan funding program authorized under this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-101
- 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
- restaurant: includes a bar area within the restaurant and outdoor areas of restaurants. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Revenue bonds: means bonds, notes, or other evidence of indebtedness of the authority issued to finance any of the reserved housing loan programs under this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-101
- 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
- Smoking: includes the use of an electronic smoking device. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- 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
- Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
- Text: includes all printed material in the contract except:
(1) The insurer's name and address;
(2) The name, number, or title of the contract;
(3) The table of contents or index;
(4) Any captions or subcaptions;
(5) Any specification pages, schedules, or tables;
(6) Any language required by federal law, regulation, or agency interpretation or any written certification to exclude such language;
(7) Any language required by any collective bargaining agreement;
(8) Any medical terminology; and
(9) Any definitions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10-102
- Tobacco product: means any product made or derived from tobacco, that contains nicotine or other substances, and is intended for human consumption or is likely to be consumed, whether smoked, heated, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled, or ingested by any other means, including, but not limited to, a cigarette, cigar, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff, snus, or an electronic smoking device. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
- Trust indenture: means an agreement by and between the authority and the trustee, which sets forth the duties of the trustee with respect to the revenue bonds, the security therefor, and other provisions as deemed necessary or convenient by the authority to secure the revenue bonds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-101
- Trustee: means a national or state bank or trust company within or without the State which enters into a trust indenture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 206E-101
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.