464-1 Definitions
464-2 Licensing of practicing engineers, etc.
464-3 Persons exempt from licensure
464-4 Public works
464-5 Limitation upon application of chapter
464-6 Board of professional engineers, etc., members; appointment; tenure; qualifications
464-7 Powers and duties of board; secretary; records
464-8 Qualifications for licensure
464-9 Applications for and certificates of licensure; renewal; fees; continuing education
464-10 Licensees; suspension or revocation of licenses; fines; hearings
464-11 Contents of certificates; use of seal mandatory when
464-12 Corporations and partnerships
464-13 Structures exempted from provisions of chapter
464-14 Unlicensed activity; penalties
464-15 Remedies or penalties cumulative

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 464

  • Architect: means a person who holds oneself out as able to perform, or who does perform, any professional service such as consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, design, including aesthetic and structural design, or observation of construction, in connection with any private or public buildings, structures, or projects or the equipment or utilities thereof, or the accessories thereto, wherein the safeguarding of life, health, or property is concerned or involved, when the professional service requires the application of the art and science of construction based upon the principles of mathematics, aesthetics, and the physical sciences. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 464-1
  • Backyard composting: means the small-scale composting of organic materials, primarily yard wastes, at the site where these materials are generated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Bioconversion: means the processing of the organic fraction of the waste stream through biological or chemical means to perform composting or generate products including, but not limited to, fertilizers, feeds, methane, alcohols, tars, and other products. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Composting: means a process in which organic solid wastes, such as biosolids (sewage sludge), green or yard waste materials, manures, and non-treated wood chips and shavings, are biologically decomposed and stabilized under controlled conditions to produce a stable humus-like mulch or soil amendment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Coordinator: means the state solid waste management coordinator established within the office of solid waste management in the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • 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.
  • Corrugated paper: means a paper product fabricated from two layers of kraft linerboard sandwiched around a corrugating medium. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Disposal: means the management of solid waste through incineration or landfilling at permitted solid waste facilities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Enterprise zone: means an area selected by a county and approved by the governor to be eligible for the enterprise zone program established under chapter 209E. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Environmental management special fund: means the fund created by section 342G-63. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-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.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Green waste: means leaves, garden residues, shrubbery and tree trimmings, grass clippings, and similar material. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • HDPE: means high density polyethylene plastic and containers manufactured from this material. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Household hazardous waste: means those wastes resulting from products purchased by the general public for household use which, because of their quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or infectious characteristics, may pose a substantial known or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, disposed of, or otherwise managed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Incineration: means volume reduction by controlled burning of combustible solid waste. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Integrated solid waste management: means the use of a variety of waste management practices and processing methods to safely and effectively manage solid waste with the least adverse impact on human health and the environment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-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.
  • Land surveying: means any professional service or work which involves the application of specialized knowledge of the principles of mathematics, the physical and applied sciences, and the act of measuring, locating, establishing, or reestablishing lines, angles, elevations, natural and manmade features on the surface and immediate subsurface of the earth, or on the beds or surface of bodies of water, for the purpose of determining, establishing, describing, displaying, or interpreting the size, shape, topography, elevation datum planes, legal or geodetic location or relocation, or orientation of improved or unimproved real property and appurtenances thereto, including acreage. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 464-1
  • land surveyor: means a person who holds oneself out as able to practice, or who does practice, land surveying in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 464-1
  • Landfill: means a land site on which engineering principles are utilized to bury deposits of solid waste without creating a nuisance or hazard to public health or safety. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Landfilling: means the permitted disposal of solid waste on land in a series of compacted layers and covering the solid waste with soil or other materials. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Landscape architect: means a person who holds oneself out as able to perform, or who does perform, any professional services such as consultation, investigation, reconnaissance, research, design, preparation of drawings and specifications, and observation of construction where the dominant purpose of the services is:

         (1)  The preservation and enhancement of land uses and natural land features;

         (2)  The location and construction of aesthetically pleasing and functional approaches for structures, roadways, and walkways; and

         (3)  The design for equestrian trails, plantings, landscape irrigation, landscape lighting, and landscape grading. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 464-1

  • Manure: means excrement generated by animals, such as cows, horses, and chickens, held in captivity or used for agricultural production. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Mixed paper: means discarded paper products that are composed of two or more types of paper, including newspaper, corrugated paper, office paper, computer paper, white paper, and coated paper stock. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • Office: means the office of solid waste management in the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • PET: means polyethylene terephthalate plastic and containers manufactured from this material. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Petroleum-contaminated soil: means soil that has been contaminated by a release of petroleum to a degree that exceeds levels determined to be acceptable by the director. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Processing: means any technology used for the purpose of reducing the volume or weight, or both, of solid wastes, or any technology used to convert part or all of solid wastes for reuse. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Professional engineer: means a person who holds oneself out as able to perform, or who does perform, any professional service such as consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, design, or observation of construction or operation, in connection with any public or private utilities, structures, buildings, machines, equipment, processes, works, or projects, wherein the safeguarding of life, health, or property is concerned or involved, when such professional service requires the application of engineering principles and data. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 464-1
  • Program: means the particular combination of waste management methods selected by each county and designed to achieve the objectives of the state and county integrated solid waste management plans. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recycling: means the collection, separation, recovery, and sale or reuse of secondary resources that would otherwise be disposed of as municipal solid waste, and is an integral part of a manufacturing process aimed at producing a marketable product made of postconsumer material. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Sewage sludge: means residual solids and semisolids resulting from the treatment of wastewater. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Solid waste management: means the entire process, or any part thereof, of storage, collection, transportation, transfer, processing, and disposal of solid wastes by any person engaging in these processes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Solid waste stream: means the total flow of solid waste from all waste generators or any segment thereof, that must be processed or disposed of. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Source reduction: means the design, manufacture, and use of materials to:

         (1)  Minimize the quantity or toxicity, or both, of the waste produced; and

         (2)  Reduce the creation of waste either by redesigning products or by otherwise changing societal patterns of consumption, use, or waste generation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1

  • Special waste: means any solid waste which, because of its source or physical, chemical, or biological characteristics, requires special consideration for its proper processing or disposal, or both. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • State plan: means the integrated solid waste management plan developed by the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Waste evaluation: means a review of an establishment's disposal practices to assess how those practices can be improved to reduce waste or recover postconsumer materials. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Waste reduction: means the reduction of solid waste by weight or volume, or both, through a variety of methods prior to disposal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • White goods: means discarded, enamel-coated major appliances, such as washing machines, clothes dryers, hot water heaters, stoves, and refrigerators. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
  • Wood waste: means solid waste consisting of wood pieces or particles that are generated from: the manufacturing or production of wood products; the harvesting, processing, or storage of raw wood materials; and construction and demolition activities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1