482B-1 Short title
482B-2 Definitions
482B-3 Injunctive relief
482B-4 Damages
482B-5 Attorney’s fees
482B-6 Preservation of secrecy
482B-7 Statute of limitations
482B-8 Effect on other law
482B-9 Severability

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 482B

  • Case plan: means a plan developed by the department, in consultation with the young adult, as developmentally appropriate, containing a written description of the programs and services that will help the young adult transition from foster care to independent living. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-392
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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
  • Court: means one of the family courts established pursuant to chapter 571. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-392
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • Department: means the department of human services and its authorized representatives. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-392
  • Director: means the director of human services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Financial assistance: means public assistance, except for payments for medical care, social service payments, transportation assistance, and emergency assistance under section 346-65, including funds received from the federal government. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-1
  • Former foster youth: means a person formerly placed under the jurisdiction of the department as a foster child by the family court pursuant to chapter 587A who has attained the age of eighteen while under the placement responsibility of the department or who was under the placement responsibility of the department when a legally responsible caregiver was granted custody. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-16
  • Homeless: means :

         (1)  An individual or family who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence; or

         (2)  An individual or family who has a primary night-time residence that is:

              (A)  A supervised publicly or privately operated shelter designed to provide temporary living accommodations;

              (B)  An institution that provides temporary residencefor individuals intended to be institutionalized; or

              (C)  A public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as sleeping accommodations for human beings. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-361

  • Improper means: includes theft, bribery, misrepresentation, breach or inducement of a breach of a duty to maintain secrecy, or espionage through electronic or other means. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 482B-2
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misappropriation: means :

         (1)  Acquisition of a trade secret of another by a person who knows or has reason to know that the trade secret was acquired by improper means; or

         (2)  Disclosure or use of a trade secret of another without express or implied consent by a person who:

              (A)  Used improper means to acquire knowledge of the trade secret; or

              (B)  At the time of disclosure or use, knew or had reason to know that the person's knowledge of the trade secret was:

                   (i)  Derived from or through a person who had utilized improper means to acquire it;

                  (ii)  Acquired under circumstances giving rise to a duty to maintain its secrecy or limit its use; or

                 (iii)  Derived from or through a person who owed a duty to the person seeking relief to maintain its secrecy or limit its use; or

              (C)  Before a material change of the person's position, knew or has reason to know that it was a trade secret and that knowledge of it had been acquired by accident or mistake. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 482B-2

  • 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.
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 482B-2
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • 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.
  • Trade secret: means information, including a formula, pattern, compilation, program device, method, technique, or process that:

         (1)  Derives independent economic value, actual or potential, from not being generally known to, and not being readily ascertainable by proper means by, other persons who can obtain economic value from its disclosure or use; and

         (2)  Is the subject of efforts that are reasonable under the circumstances to maintain its secrecy. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 482B-2

  • Young adult: means a person who has attained the age of eighteen or older, but is less than twenty-one years of age. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 346-392