414D-1 Short title
414D-2 Reservation of power to amend or repeal
414D-3 Filing requirements
414D-4 Forms
414D-5 Filing, service, and copying fees
414D-6 Effective time and date of document
414D-7 Correcting filed document
414D-8 Filing duty of the department director
414D-9 Appeal from the department director’s refusal to file document
414D-10 Evidentiary effect of copy of filed document
414D-11 Certificates and certified copies to be received in evidence
414D-12 Penalty for signing false document
414D-13 Department director; powers
414D-14 Definitions
414D-15 Notice
414D-16 Private foundations
414D-17 Judicial relief
414D-18 Miscellaneous charges
414D-19 Shares of stock and dividends prohibited; compensation; distribution
414D-20 Notice to the attorney general of commencement of proceeding

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 414D > Part I

  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • articles: includes amended and restated articles of incorporation, and articles of merger. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • board of directors: means the board of directors of a corporation except that no person or group of persons are the board of directors because of powers delegated to that person or group pursuant to section 414D-131. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Bylaws: means the code or codes of rules (other than the articles) adopted pursuant to this chapter for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name or names by which the rules are designated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Class: refers to a group of memberships which have the same rights with respect to voting, dissolution, redemption, and transfer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Code: means the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • 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.
  • Corporation: means a nonprofit corporation unless otherwise specified. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Delegates: means those persons elected or appointed to vote in a representative assembly for the election of a director or directors or on other matters. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Deliver: includes mail. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs, unless the context otherwise requires. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Department director: means the director of the department of commerce and consumer affairs, unless the context otherwise requires. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Directors: means individuals, designated in the articles or bylaws or elected by the incorporators, and their successors and individuals elected or appointed by any other name or title, to act as members of the board. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Distribution: means the payment of a dividend or any part of the income or profit of a corporation to its members, directors, or officers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Electronic transmission: means any form of communication, not directly involving the physical transmission of paper, that creates a record that may be retained, retrieved, and reviewed by a recipient thereof, and that may be directly reproduced in paper form by such a recipient through an automated process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Entity: includes domestic and foreign corporations, domestic professional corporations, domestic and foreign limited liability companies, domestic and foreign nonprofit corporations, domestic and foreign business trusts, estates, domestic and foreign partnerships, domestic and foreign limited partnerships, domestic and foreign limited liability partnerships, trusts, two or more persons having a joint or common economic interest, associations and cooperative associations, and state, federal, and foreign governments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • filing: means filed in the office of the department director. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation organized under a law other than the law of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • 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.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Member: means (without regard to what a person is called in the articles or bylaws) any person or persons having the rights and obligations of membership pursuant to a corporation's articles of incorporation or bylaws. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Membership: refers to the rights and obligations a member or members have pursuant to a corporation's articles, bylaws, and this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Merger: means the procedure authorized by this part in which one domestic or foreign entity combines with one or more domestic or foreign entities resulting in either one surviving entity or one new entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Person: includes any individual or entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Principal office: means the office (in or out of the State) so designated in the annual report where the principal offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Proceeding: includes civil suit and criminal, administrative, and investigatory action. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Public benefit corporation: means any corporation designated by statute as a public benefit corporation, or any corporation that is recognized as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or that is organized for public or charitable purposes and upon dissolution must distribute its assets to a public benefit corporation, the United States, a state, or a person recognized as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Secretary: means the corporate officer to whom the board of directors has delegated responsibility under section 414D-153(b) for preparing the minutes of the directors' and members' meetings and for authenticating the records of the corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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.
  • United States: includes district, authority, bureau, commission, department, and any other agency of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Vote: includes authorization by ballot and written consent. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Voting power: means the total number of votes entitled to be cast for the election of directors at the time the determination of voting power is made, excluding a vote which is contingent upon the happening of a condition or event that has not occurred at the time. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.