486N-1 Definitions
486N-2 Exemptions
486N-3 Written contract required
486N-4 Copy of contract to buyer
486N-5 Contents of contracts
486N-6 Right of cancellation
486N-7 Cancellation for death or disability
486N-7.5 Military personnel; federal active duty deployment outside State; cancellation or suspension of contract
486N-8 Duration of contracts
486N-8.5 Payment of contract price
486N-9 List of equipment and services required
486N-10 Preoperative requirements
486N-11 Violation; remedies

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 486N - Health Clubs

  • Active ingredient: means :

         (1)  In the case of a pesticide other than a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant, an ingredient which will prevent, destroy, repel, or mitigate any pest;

         (2)  In the case of a plant regulator, an ingredient which, through physiological action, will accelerate or retard the rate of growth or maturation or otherwise alter the behavior of ornamental or crop plants or the produce thereof;

         (3)  In the case of a defoliant, an ingredient which will cause the leaves or foliage to drop from a plant; and

         (4)  In the case of a desiccant, an ingredient which will artificially accelerate the drying of plant tissues. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2

  • Advertisement: means all representations, other than those on the label, disseminated in any manner or by any means, relating to seed within the scope of this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • 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.
  • Aggregate bulk freight: means manmade, unpackaged, pre-processed, inspected and certified, homogenous particulate material, without mark or count, that is usually free-flowing and bought and sold by weight or volume, such as clean sand, gravel, crushed stone, slag, recycled concrete, and geosynthetic aggregates. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Agricultural seed: includes the seed of grass, forage, cereal, and fiber crops and other kinds of seed commonly recognized within the State as agricultural seed and mixtures of these seed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Alcohol: means ethyl alcohol, hydrated oxide of ethyl, or spirits of wine, from whatever source or by whatever process produced. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • Algae: means any plant containing chlorophyll, which lacks true roots, stems, and leaves, and typically inhabits moist habitats, except those algae on or in humans or animals in Hawaii and those in or on processed foods, beverages, or pharmaceuticals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Alternative fuel: means methanol, denatured ethanol, and other alcohols; mixtures containing eighty-five per cent or more by volume of methanol, denatured ethanol, and other alcohols with gasoline or other fuels; natural gas; liquefied petroleum gas; hydrogen; coal-derived liquid fuels; biodiesel; mixtures containing twenty per cent or more by volume of biodiesel with diesel or other fuels; fuels (other than alcohol) derived from biological materials; and any other fuel that is substantially not a petroleum product and that the governor determines would yield substantial energy security benefits or substantial environmental benefits. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1
  • 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.
  • Animal: means all vertebrate and invertebrate species, including but not limited to humans and other mammals, birds, fish, and shellfish. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Animal: means any invertebrate or vertebrate species of the animal kingdom including but not limited to mammal, bird, fish, reptile, mollusk, crustacean, insect, mite, and nematode, other than common domestic animal such as dog and cat. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Antique motor vehicle: means any motor vehicle, including a motorcycle or a motor scooter which produces not more than twelve horsepower, of the age of thirty-five years or more from the date of manufacture, that is of the original factory specification or restored to the original specifications in an unaltered or unreconstructed condition, operated or moved over the highway primarily for the purpose of historical exhibition or other similar purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Aviation fuel: means all liquid substances of whatever chemical composition usable for the propulsion of airplanes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1
  • Bacteria: means any prokaryotic or archaeobacterial organism, except those bacteria on or in humans or animals in Hawaii, and those in or on processed foods, beverages, or pharmaceuticals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • 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.
  • Barrel: means forty-two United States gallons of crude oil or petroleum product. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1
  • Beer: means any alcoholic beverage obtained by the fermentation or any infusion or decoction of barley, malt, hops, or any other similar product, or any combination thereof in water, and includes ale, porter, brown, stout, lager beer, small beer, and strong beer but does not include sake, known as Japanese rice wine, or cooler beverage. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Bicycle: means :

         (1)  A device propelled solely by human power upon which any person may ride, having two tandem wheels sixteen inches in diameter or greater, and including any device generally recognized as a bicycle though equipped with two front or two rear wheels; or

         (2)  A low-speed electric bicycle, as defined under title 15 U. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1

  • Board: means board of agriculture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Board: means the board of agriculture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Business day: means any calendar day on which the health club is open for inspection and use by the buyer, except Saturdays, Sundays, and state or federal holidays. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 486N-1
  • Buyer: means a natural person who enters into a health club contract. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 486N-1
  • calendar month: means each full month of the calendar year; provided that whenever the books of any distributor in any county are kept on such a basis that its monthly records are made up on a basis other than a calendar month so that each business month of the distributor ends on some other day than the last day of the calendar month, and the distributor presents a sworn application to the department of taxation setting forth such facts and requesting that it be granted the privilege of making returns and paying the taxes and performing other duties required of it under this chapter upon the basis of such business month rather than a calendar month, the department shall in writing grant such privilege and thereupon, as to such distributor, the terms "month" or "calendar month" shall be deemed to mean and refer to such business month, and all returns and payments under this chapter shall be made upon the basis of such business month and all delinquencies and penalties shall attach and be calculated as of the last day of such business month. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1
  • Capital: means :

         (1)  The aggregate par value or other amount received and allocated to the issued and outstanding capital stock of a financial institution; or

         (2)  The total amount of a credit union's outstanding and unimpaired membership shares or share accounts. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109

  • Capital stock: means the units of interest, whether or not having a par value, common or preferred, legally issued by a financial institution or other corporation, which represents a fractional ownership interest in the institution or corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Car-sharing organization: means a rental motor vehicle lessor that operates a membership program in which:

         (1)  Self-service access to a fleet of vehicles is provided, with or without requiring a reservation, exclusively to members of the organization who have paid a membership fee;

         (2)  Members are charged a usage rate, either hourly or by the minute, for each use of a vehicle;

         (3)  Members are not required to enter into a separate written agreement with the organization each time the member reserves and uses a vehicle; and

         (4)  The average paid use period for all vehicles provided by the organization during any taxable period is six hours or less. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1

  • Cement bulk freight: means unpackaged, homogenous cement, without mark or count, that is usually free-flowing and bought and sold by weight or volume. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Certified pesticide applicator: means any individual who is certified under section 149A-33(1) as authorized to use or supervise the use of any pesticide which is classified for restricted use. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Chairperson: means chairperson of the board of agriculture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Chairperson: means the chairperson of the board of agriculture, or the chairperson's duly authorized agents. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Circuit court: means the court established in each of the judicial circuits of this State pursuant to chapter 603 and which has jurisdiction under section 412:1-108 over a matter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Coal bulk freight: means Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 486N-1
  • Department: means the department of taxation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
  • Department: means department of agriculture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Department: means the Hawaii department of agriculture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Department: means the department of agriculture. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Depository institution: means a financial institution that is authorized to accept deposits under its chartering or licensing authority and includes a bank, savings bank, savings and loan association, depository financial services loan company, credit union, or intra-Pacific bank. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • deposits: means money or its equivalent received or held by a person in the usual course of business and for which it has given or is obligated to give credit, either conditionally or unconditionally, to a demand, checking, savings, time, passbook, negotiable order of withdrawal, thrift, or share account, or which is evidenced by its passbook, certificate of deposit, thrift certificate, investment certificate, certificate of indebtedness, or other similar instrument, or a check, draft, or share draft drawn against a deposit account and certified by a person, on which the person is primarily liable. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Device: means any instrument or contrivance, other than a firearm, which is intended for trapping, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest or any form of plant or animal life (other than humans and other than bacteria, viruses, or other microorganisms on or living in humans or other animals); but not including equipment used for application of pesticides when sold separately therefrom. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 486N-1
  • Director: means the state director of finance unless otherwise stated or indicated in context. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 248-1
  • Director: means any member of the board of directors of a financial institution, whether or not receiving compensation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Director of finance: means the director of finance of each county or of the county concerned, and includes the director's duly authorized deputies and subordinates. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Distilled spirits: means an alcoholic beverage obtained by the distillation of fermented agricultural products, and includes alcohol for beverage use, spirits of wine, whiskey, rum, brandy, and gin, including all dilutions and mixtures thereof, but does not include beer, draft beer, cooler beverage, or wine. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • Distributor: means :

         (1)  Every person who refines, manufactures, produces, or compounds liquid fuel or fossil fuel in the State and sells or uses the same therein;

         (2)  Every person who imports or causes to be imported into the State any liquid fuel or fossil fuel and sells it therein, whether in the original packages or containers in which it is imported or otherwise than in the original packages or containers, or who imports any liquid fuel or fossil fuel for the person's own use in the State;

         (3)  Every person who acquires liquid fuel or fossil fuel  from a person not a licensed distributor and sells or uses it, whether in the original package or container in which it was imported (if imported) or otherwise than in the original package or container; and

         (4)  Every person who acquires liquid fuel or fossil fuel from a licensed distributor as a wholesaler thereof and sells or uses it. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1

  • Division: means the division of financial institutions of the department of commerce and consumer affairs of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Draft beer: means beer in an individual container of seven gallons or more. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • Electric foot scooter: means a device:

         (1)  Weighing less than seventy-five pounds;

         (2)  With two or three wheels;

         (3)  With handlebars;

         (4)  With either:

              (A)  A floorboard that can be stood upon while riding; or

              (B)  A seat or saddle for the use of the rider and stationary footrests;

         (5)  That is powered by an electric motor or human power; and

         (6)  Whose maximum speed, with or without human propulsion on a paved level surface, does not exceed fifteen miles per hour. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1

  • End user: means any person or government entity who acquires petroleum products for their own use and not for resale. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1
  • Environment: includes water, air, land, and all plants and humans and other animals living therein, and the interrelationships which exist among these. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal: means belonging to, part of, or related to the government of the United States of America. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • 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
  • Federal financial institution: means a national banking association, federal savings bank, federal savings and loan association or federal credit union. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Federal Home Loan Bank: means a federal home loan bank created and organized under the authority of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, as amended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financial institution: means a Hawaii financial institution, and unless the context indicates otherwise, a federal financial institution or foreign financial institution. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • 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.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freight: means nonpassenger goods, cargo, or lading, transported for pay. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • fuel: means all liquids ordinarily, practically, and commercially usable in internal combustion engines for the generation of power and includes liquefied petroleum gases, all distillates of and condensates from petroleum, natural gas, coal, coal tar, and vegetable ferments, such distillates and condensates being ordinarily designated as a gasoline, naphtha, benzol, benzine, and alcohols so usable but not restricted to such designation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1
  • fuel: has the meaning defined by section 243-1. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 248-1
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Health club: means any person operating a business organized for profit, offering facilities or services for the maintenance or development of physical fitness or well-being through physical exercise. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 486N-1
  • Health club contract: means a contract for membership in a health club, or for services offered by a health club, or for use of facilities of a health club, for a period longer than seven days. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 486N-1
  • immediate family: means the spouse of an individual, the individual's minor children, and any of the individual's children (including adults) residing in the individual's home. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Import: means shipment to the State from any point outside of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Insect: means an invertebrate animal belonging to the class Insecta, including beetle, bug, fly, and other arthropods, such as spider, mite, tick, centipede, and wood louse. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Inspect: means to examine material to ascertain the presence or absence of quarantine pests and to otherwise determine compliance with the provisions of this chapter or any rule adopted under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Inspector: means any employee or official of the department authorized by the board to administer and enforce the provisions of this law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • 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.
  • Kind: means one or more related species or subspecies which singly or collectively is known by one common name, for example, corn, barley, lettuce, and alfalfa. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Label: means the written, printed, or graphic matter upon the container of any article as pertaining to plant quarantine laws and regulations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Label: means the written, printed, or graphic matter on or attached to the pesticide or device or any of its containers or wrappers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter accompanying the pesticide or device at any time or to which reference is made on the label or in literature accompanying the pesticide or device, except to current official publications of the EPA, the United States Departments of Agriculture and the Interior, the United States Department of Health and Human Services, state experiment stations, state agriculture colleges, or other similar federal or state institutions or agencies authorized by law to conduct research in the field of pesticides. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • labeling: includes all written, printed, or graphic representations in any form whatsoever, accompanying or pertaining to any seed, whether in bulk or in containers, and includes representations on invoices. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lessor: means any person in the business of providing rental motor vehicles to the public. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Liquid bulk freight: means unpackaged, homogenous liquid goods, without mark or count, that are usually free-flowing and bought and sold by weight or volume, such as oil, or other complex mixture of petroleum hydrocarbons, bituminous liquids such as asphalt, gasoline, and fuel oils. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Liquor law: means chapter 281. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Loans and extensions of credit: includes a contractual commitment to advance funds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Lot: means a definite quantity of seed identified by a number or other identification, every portion or bag of which is uniform, within permitted tolerances, for the factors which appear in the labeling. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Microbial product: means any product manufactured with known cultures of microorganisms for the purpose of bioremediation or bioaugmentation, including products such as microbial pesticides. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Microorganism: means any unicellular microscopic organism including but not limited to algae, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and viruses. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • Moped: means a device upon which a person may ride that has two or three wheels in contact with the ground, a motor having a maximum power output capability measured at the motor output shaft, in accordance with the Society of Automotive Engineers standards, of two horsepower (one thousand four hundred ninety-two watts) or less and, if it is a combustion engine, a maximum piston or rotor displacement of 3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle which is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power but which is not operated upon rails, but excludes mopeds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Net weight: means the gross weight of the freight minus the container weight, if any. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • net weight: means the actual weight of such vehicle, as determined on a standard scale, including all equipment and accessories ordinarily attached to and used on the vehicle and, in the case of a motor vehicle, the maximum fuel, oil, and water possible of being carried for its operation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Normal school hours: means Monday through Friday from 7:00 a. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-25
  • Noxious weed seed: means the seed of plant species designated by the department by rule as being highly destructive and difficult to control or eradicate in the State by ordinary, good cultural practices, herbicides, and other control measures, or is, or which may be likely to become injurious, harmful, or deleterious to the agricultural, horticultural, aquacultural, or livestock industry of the State and to forest and recreational areas and conservation districts of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-21
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Paid-in capital: means the amount of capital actually received by the financial institution for its capital stock, membership shares or share accounts, as the case may be. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • 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.
  • Passed: means the clearance status for entry given an article for import after inspection or quarantine requirements have been met. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Permittee: means the holder of a permit provided for in section 244D-2. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, society, unincorporated association, joint adventure, group, hui, joint stock company, corporation, trustee, or other fiduciary, or other entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, company, society, or association. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Person: means a natural person, entity or organization, including without limitation an individual, corporation, joint venture, partnership, sole proprietorship, association, cooperative, estate, trust, or governmental unit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pest: means any animal, insect, disease agent or other organism in any stage of development that is detrimental or potentially harmful to agriculture, or horticulture, or animal or public health, or natural resources including native biota or has an adverse effect on the environment as determined by the board. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Pest: means any insect, rodent, nematode, fungus, weed, or any other form of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or virus, bacterium, or any other microorganism, except viruses, bacterium, or any other microorganisms on or in living humans or other living animals, which the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency determines to be a pest pursuant to the [Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act]. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Pest control operator: means a commercial pesticide applicator, who is required to possess a valid license for pest control under chapter 460J. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Pesticide: means :

         (1)  Any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest; and

         (2)  Any substance or mixture of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2

  • Petroleum product: means any liquid hydrocarbon at standard temperature and pressure that is the product of the fractionalization, distillation, or other refining or processing of crude oil. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1
  • Power-generating facility: means any electricity-generating facility that requires a permit issued under the federal Clean Air Act (42 U. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Produce: means to manufacture, prepare, compound, propagate, or process any pesticide or device. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Protozoa: means any nonphotosynthetic eukaryotic organisms, either unicellular or composed of a group of more or less identical cells, generally motile by means of appendages or movements of the cell itself at some or all stages of their life cycle, except those protozoa on or in humans or animals in Hawaii, and those in or on processed foods, beverages, or pharmaceuticals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • 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.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Registrant: means the person registering or licensing any pesticide pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2
  • 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.
  • Restricted use pesticide: means :

         (1)  A pesticide or pesticide use classified by the Administrator, EPA, for use by certified applicators or competent persons under their direct supervision and so designated on its label; or

         (2)  A pesticide or pesticide use classified by the board for use by certified applicators or competent persons under their direct supervision. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-2

  • Retail dealer: means a person who purchases liquid fuel from a licensed distributor and sells the liquid fuel at retail. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 243-1
  • Retained earnings: means the net income of a financial institution earned since its inception which has not been distributed to its shareholders or transferred or allocated to capital stock or surplus or, as the case may be, the accumulated deficits of the financial institution. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Sale: means any transfer of title or possession, or both, exchange or barter, in any manner or by any means whatsoever, for a consideration. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • School: means any public or private preschool, kindergarten, elementary, intermediate, middle, secondary, or high school. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 149A-25
  • 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.
  • Soil: means that part of the upper layer of earth in which plants can grow; this material may or may not contain organic matter and includes such planting media as deteriorated peat, except clean coral, sand, pottery and industrial clay, volcanic cinders and other similar soil-free material. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Sparkling wine: means champagne and any other effervescent wine charged with more than 0. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • State: means the State of Hawaii. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Still wine: means any nonsparkling wine and shall include those wines containing not more than 0. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • Stop-sale order: means any written or printed notice or order given or issued by the department restraining the sale of agricultural and vegetable seed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Surcharge tax: means the rental motor vehicle and tour vehicle surcharge tax established under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
  • surplus: includes retained earnings, whether or not transferred or allocated to surplus. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • this State: means the State of Hawaii, its political subdivisions, agencies, and departments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
  • Tour vehicle: means any vehicle, including vans, minibuses, and buses used for the purpose of transporting persons for pleasure or sightseeing trips, or transporting persons to pleasure or sightseeing cruises or destinations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
  • Tour vehicle operator: means a person who owns, manages, or dispatches tour vehicles. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
  • Truck: means any motor vehicle designed or used primarily for the carriage of property other than effects of the driver or passengers, and includes a motor vehicle to which has been added a box, platform, or other equipment for such carriage. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Unlisted microorganism: means any microorganism not on the lists of nonrestricted or restricted microorganisms or on the list of select human pathogen microorganisms. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Use: means any use, whether such use is of such nature as to cause the property to be appreciably consumed or not, or the keeping of such property for such use or for sale, and shall include the exercise of any right or power over tangible personal property incident to the ownership of that property. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Variety: means a subdivision of a kind characterized by growth, plant, fruit, seed, or other characters by which it can be differentiated from other plants of the same kind. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Vegetable seed: includes the seed of those crops which are grown in gardens and on truck farms and are generally known and sold under the name of vegetable seed in the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Vehicle: means any automobile, truck, tractor and similar equipment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150A-2
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, but excludes devices moved by human power or devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks and mopeds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
  • vehicle: means every vehicle which is:

         (1)  Self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power but which is not operated upon rails which is rented or leased or offered for rent or lease in this State, whether for personal or commercial use, for a period of six months or less; and

         (2)  Designed to carry seventeen passengers or fewer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1

  • Vendor: means any person engaged in selling or offering for sale agricultural or vegetable seed for planting purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Weed seed: includes noxious weed seed and the seed of all plants generally recognized as weeds within the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 150-21
  • Wine: means the product obtained from normal alcoholic fermentation of the juice of sound ripe grapes or other agricultural products containing natural or added sugar or any such alcoholic beverage to which is added grape brandy, fruit brandy, or spirits of wine, which is distilled from the particular agricultural product or products of which the wine is made and other rectified wine products and by whatever name and which contains not more than twenty-four per cent of alcohol by volume, and includes vermouth and sake, known as Japanese rice wine, but does not include cooler beverage. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1
  • wine gallon: means that liquid measure containing one hundred twenty-eight fluid ounces (3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 244D-1