342L-1 Definitions
342L-2 Administration
342L-3 Powers; rulemaking; appointment of hearings officers
342L-4 Permits; procedures for
342L-4.5 Permits near shoreline prohibited; exception
342L-5 Variances allowed
342L-6 Variances; procedures for
342L-7 Authority to obtain information and data, inspect, and require and conduct activities; penalties for disclosure
342L-7.5 Record maintenance
342L-8 Enforcement
342L-9 Emergency powers; procedures
342L-10 Penalties
342L-11 Administrative penalties
342L-12 Injunctive and other relief
342L-12.5 Intervention
342L-13 Appeal
342L-14 Fees
342L-15 Public records; confidential information
342L-16 Nonliability of department personnel
342L-17 Other action not barred
342L-18 Enforcement by state and county authorities
342L-19 Other powers of department not affected
342L-20 Effect of laws, ordinances, and rules
342L-21 Priority in courts
342L-23 Directory of underground storage tank service providers

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 342L > Part I

  • Activity desk: means any sole proprietorship, organization, trust, group, association, partnership, corporation, society, or combination thereof, which for compensation or other consideration, acts or attempts to act as an intermediary to sell, contract for, arrange, or advertise that it can or will arrange, or has arranged, activities which are furnished by an activity provider. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 468M-1
  • Activity provider: means an individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, or any group of persons, whether incorporated or not, which provides specialized air, land, or sea tour excursions and activities, but does not mean sellers of airline coupons or tickets. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 468M-1
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 468M-1
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 468M-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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • Operator: means any person in control of, or having responsibility for, the daily operation of the underground storage tank. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Owner: means :

         (1)  In the case of a particular underground storage tank or tank system in use or brought into use on or after November 8, 1984, any person who owns an underground storage tank or tank system; and

         (2)  In the case of a particular underground storage tank or tank system in use before November 8, 1984, but no longer in use after that date, any person who owned such a tank or tank system immediately before the discontinuation of its use. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-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.
  • Party: means each person or agency named as a party or properly entitled to be a party in any court or agency proceeding. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Permit: means written authorization from the director to install or operate an underground storage tank or tank system. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Person: means an individual, trust, estate, firm, joint stock company, corporation (including a government corporation), partnership, association, commission, consortium, joint venture, commercial entity, the State or a county, the United States government, federal agency, interstate body, or any other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Petroleum: means petroleum, including crude oil or any fraction thereof which is liquid at standard conditions of temperature and pressure (60 degrees Fahrenheit and 14. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Regulated substance: means an element, compound, mixture, solution, or substance that, when released into the environment, may present substantial danger to human health, welfare, or the environment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Release: includes , but is not limited to, any spilling, leaking, emitting, discharging, escaping, leaching, or disposing from an underground storage tank or tank system. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Shoreline: means the upper reaches of the wash of the waves, other than storm and seismic waves, at high tide during the season of the year in which the highest wash of the waves occurs, usually evidenced by the edge of vegetation growth, or the upper limit of debris left by the wash of the waves. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • tank: means any one or combination of tanks (including pipes connected thereto) used to contain an accumulation of regulated substances, and the volume of which (including the volume of the underground pipes connected thereto) is ten per cent or more beneath the surface of the ground. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • tank system: means an underground storage tank, connected underground piping, underground ancillary equipment, and containment system, if any. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Variance: means special written authorization from the director to own, install, or operate an underground storage tank or tank system in a manner deviating, or to do an act that deviates, from the requirements of rules adopted under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342L-1