334D-1 Findings and purpose
334D-2 Definitions
334D-3 Diversion program
334D-4 Civil immunity of third persons
334D-5 Records

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 334D

  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Board: means the board of nursing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51
  • Chemically dependent: means a condition wherein a nurse's cognitive, interpersonal, or psychomotor skills are affected by the habitual or intemperate use of alcohol or drugs, or both. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51
  • 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.
  • Corporation: means the Hawaii strategic development corporation, except where the context clearly indicates another meaning. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-108
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Diversion program: means a program administered by professionals to assist chemically dependent nurses in obtaining evaluation, counseling, monitoring, and ongoing support for rehabilitative purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51
  • 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 Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Financial organization: means an organization authorized to do business in Hawaii that is:

         (1)  Certified as an insurer by the insurance commissioner;

         (2)  Licensed or chartered as a financial institution by the commissioner of financial institutions;

         (3)  Chartered by an agency of the federal government;

         (4)  Subject to the jurisdiction and regulation of the federal Securities and Exchange Commission; or

         (5)  Any other entity otherwise authorized to do business in the State that meets the requirements of this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51

  • Hawaii state plan: means a long-range comprehensive plan, including the overall theme, goals, objectives, policies, priority guidelines, and implementation mechanisms established in this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-213
  • Injury: means accidental harm not resulting in death. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
  • Insurer: means every person holding a valid certificate of authority to engage in the business of making contracts of motor vehicle insurance in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
  • 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.
  • Motor vehicle: means any vehicle of a type required to be registered under chapter 286, including a trailer attached to such a vehicle, but not including motorcycles and motor scooters. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
  • Nurse: means a person who has been or is currently licensed under chapter 457. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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.
  • Peer assistance program: means a program administered by professionals for the purpose of assisting nurses who are chemically dependent in obtaining evaluation, counseling, monitoring of progress, and ongoing support for rehabilitative purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51
  • Person: means , when appropriate to the context, not only individuals, but corporations, firms, associations, and societies. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
  • Professional association: means a national or statewide association or committee of professionals, or a nonprofit organization operated in support of a professional association that is recognized by the board and designated to administer and monitor the diversion program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51
  • Program: means the Hawaii technology investment program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51
  • Program manager: means a financial organization selected by the corporation to manage the program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Venture capital investment: means any of the following investments in a qualified high technology business:

         (1)  Common or preferred stock and equity securities without a repurchase requirement for at least five years;

         (2)  A right to purchase stock or equity securities;

         (3)  Any debenture or loan, whether or not convertible or having stock purchase rights, which:

              (A)  Is subordinated, together with security interests against the assets of the borrower, by their terms to all borrowings of the borrower from other institutional lenders;

              (B)  Is for a term of not less than three years; and

              (C)  Has no part amortized during the first three years;

         (4)  General or limited partnership interests; and

         (5)  Membership interests in limited liability companies. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 211F-51

  • Venture capital investment: means any of the following investments in a business:

         (1)  Common or preferred stock and equity securities without a repurchase requirement for at least five years;

         (2)  A right to purchase stock or equity securities;

         (3)  Any debenture or loan, whether or not convertible or having stock purchase rights, which are subordinated, together with security interests against the assets of the borrower, by their terms to all borrowings of the borrower from other institutional lenders, and that is for a term of not less than three years, and that has no part amortized during the first three years; and

         (4)  General or limited partnership interests. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-108