487J-1 Definitions
487J-2 Social security number protection
487J-3 Penalties; civil action
487J-4 Reporting requirements
487J-5 Policy and oversight responsibility
487J-6 Unlawful use of identification card or driver’s license
487J-7 Pharmacy benefit managers; health information; prohibited marketing practices

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 487J - Personal Information Protection

  • Active treatment: means provision of services as specified in an individualized service plan. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Advisory committee: means the committee established in section [226-55] to advise and assist in the formulation of the state functional plans. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Affiliated: means businesses or persons who have contractual arrangements with, or are subject to the control of, the pharmacy benefit manager. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 487J-1
  • Ahupuaa: means a traditional native Hawaiian resource and behavioral management system that ensures respect for the air, land, water, and other scarce natural resources that make life sustainable from the mountains to the sea. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means every person applying for a license to become a provider of an adult foster home or developmental disabilities domiciliary home. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • 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
  • Approved continuing education course: means a course approved by the commissioner following receipt of recommendations from insurance professionals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Approved course provider: means an organization or person that has been approved by the commissioner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • 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.
  • Assumed name: means any fictitious, alias, maiden, or trade name used in the past. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bar: means an establishment that is devoted to the serving of alcoholic beverages for consumption by guests on the premises regardless of whether food is served, including but not limited to taverns, cocktail lounges, and cabarets, including outdoor areas of bars. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-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
  • Board: means the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 209-1
  • Board: means the board of nursing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Business: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, or any other form of business entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 487J-1
  • Business entity: means an association, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, partnership, or other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Case management services: means services to persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities that assist them in gaining access to needed social, medical, legal, educational, and other services, and includes:

         (1)  Follow-along services which assure, through a continuing relationship between an agency or provider and a person with a developmental or intellectual disability and the person's parent, if the person is a minor, or guardian, if a guardian has been appointed for the purpose, that the changing needs of the person and the family are recognized and appropriately met. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1

  • Chemically dependent: means a condition wherein a nurse's cognitive, interpersonal, or psychomotor skills are affected by the habitual or intemperate use of alcohol or drugs, or both. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Class: means the general categories of insurance, as set forth in §§ 431:1-204 to 431:1-210, in which insurers may be authorized to transact the business of insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Commissioner: means the insurance commissioner. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Confirmatory test: means a drug or alcohol test that uses a method of analysis determined by the director of health to be reliable in establishing the identity and quantity of alcohol, drugs, or metabolites of drugs detected in an initial screening test. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329B-2
  • Contingent beneficiary: Receiver of property or benefits if the first named beneficiary fails to receive any or all of the property or benefits in question before his (her) death.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contract: means any policy of life, accident and health or sickness, credit life, credit disability, homeowners, and motor vehicle insurance covering personally owned or personally leased private passenger motor vehicles prepared for delivery by an insurer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10-102
  • Controlled substance: means a substance as defined in § 329-1. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329C-1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Coordinator: means the rehabilitation coordinator provided for in § 209-4. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 209-1
  • 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.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • County general plan: means the comprehensive long-range plan or development plan, if any, which has been adopted by ordinance or resolution by a county council. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Credit hour: means the value assigned to an approved continuing education course that is equivalent to at least fifty minutes of classroom instruction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • cushion: includes only those that are filled with rubber, feathers, or down. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 332-1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328L-1
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329B-2
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Developmental disabilities: means a severe, chronic disability of a person which:

         (1)  Is attributable to a mental or physical impairment or combination of mental and physical impairments;

         (2)  Is manifested before the person attains age twenty-two;

         (3)  Is likely to continue indefinitely;

         (4)  Results in substantial functional limitations in three or more of the following areas of major life activity:  self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, and economic sufficiency; and

         (5)  Reflects the person's need for a combination and sequence of special, interdisciplinary, or generic care, treatment, or other services that are of lifelong or extended duration and are individually planned and coordinated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1

  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328L-1
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329B-2
  • Director: means the director of business, economic development, and tourism. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 209-1
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334B-2
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • dispensary: means a person licensed by the State pursuant to this chapter to own, operate, or subcontract no more than three production centers and up to two retail dispensing locations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • dispensing: means the act of a licensed dispensary providing cannabis or manufactured cannabis products to a qualifying patient, primary caregiver, qualifying out-of-state patient, or caregiver of a qualifying out-of-state patient for a fee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • Distribute: means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer, delivery, or dispensing to another of an imitation controlled substance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329C-1
  • Diversion program: means a program administered by professionals to assist chemically dependent nurses in obtaining evaluation, counseling, monitoring, and ongoing support for rehabilitative purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drug: means a controlled substance as defined in chapter 329. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329B-2
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee benefit plan: means any plan, fund, or program which was heretofore or is hereafter established in and under the laws of a state other than Hawaii by an employer or by an employee organization, or both, for the purpose of providing for its participants or their beneficiaries, through the purchase of insurance or annuity contracts or otherwise, medical, surgical, or hospital care or benefits, or benefits in the event of sickness, accident, disability, death, or unemployment, or retirement benefits, and includes any profit-sharing plan which provides benefits at or after retirement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 207-11
  • Employee benefit plan: means any plan as defined in title 29 U. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 487J-1
  • employee organization: means any labor union or any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee, association, group, or plan in which employees participate and which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning an employee benefit plan or other matters incidental to employment relationships or any employees' beneficiary association organized for the purpose, in whole or in part, of establishing such a plan. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 207-11
  • Enclosed indoor facility: means a permanent, stationary structure with a solid floor, rigid exterior walls that encircle the entire structure on all sides, and a roof that protects the entire interior area from any exterior view and elements of weather; provided that the roof of an enclosed indoor facility utilized as a production center pursuant to a medical cannabis dispensary license application or license renewal application submitted after January 29, 2016, may be partially or completely transparent or translucent. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a set of United States statutes added as Title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its purpose is to ensure ethical practices in the collection of consumer debts and to provide consumers with an avenue for disputing and obtaining validation of debt information in order to ensure the information's accuracy. It is often used in conjunction with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Flesch reading ease test: means the test set forth in § 431:10-106. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10-102
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign lender: means :

         (1)  "A depository institution" as defined in § 501(a)(2) of the federal Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act of 1980, a "real estate investment trust" as defined in the Internal Revenue Code, an insurance company, the principal office of which is in another state, whether incorporated or unincorporated and whether acting in its individual capacity or in a fiduciary capacity;

         (2)  The trustee or trustees from time to time in office of any employee benefit plan;

         (3)  A lender approved by the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for participation in any mortgage insurance program under the National Housing Act;

         (4)  Any corporation of which all of the capital stock (except the directors' qualifying shares) is owned by one or more foreign lenders specified in paragraphs (1), (2), and (3); and

         (5)  Any corporation of which all of the capital stock (except for the directors' qualifying shares) is owned by one or more foreign lenders specified in paragraph (4);

    provided that the term "foreign lender" does not include any financial services loan company licensed under article 9 of chapter 412. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 207-11

  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Functional plan: means a plan setting forth the policies, statewide guidelines, and priorities within a specific field of activity, when such activity or program is proposed, administered, or funded by any agency of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Government agency: means any department, division, board, commission, public corporation, or other agency or instrumentality of the State or of any county. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 487J-1
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Guidelines: means a stated course of action which is desirable and should be followed unless a determination is made that it is not the most desirable in a particular case; thus, a guideline may be deviated from without penalty or sanction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Habilitation: means the process by which the staff of an agency assists an individual to cope more effectively with the demands of his or her own person and environment and to raise the level of his or her physical, mental, and social functioning. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Hawaii state plan: means a long-range comprehensive plan, including the overall theme, goals, objectives, policies, priority guidelines, and implementation mechanisms established in this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Health care provider: means any person, corporation, facility, or institution licensed by this State to provide health care services, including but not limited to a physician, hospital or other health care facility, nurse, psychologist, or substance abuse counselor, and officer, employee, or agent of such provider acting in the course and scope of employment or agency related to health care services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334B-2
  • Health care services: means diagnosis, treatment, medical or psychological evaluation or advice, or other acts as permissible under the health care licensing statutes of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334B-2
  • Home state: means the District of Columbia or any state or territory of the United States in which an insurance producer maintains the producer's principal place of residence or principal place of business and is licensed to act as an insurance producer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Imitation controlled substance: means a substance that is not a controlled substance, which by dosage unit, appearance (including color, shape, size, and markings), or by representations made, would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance is a controlled substance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329C-1
  • Inactive: means that the authority of a license issued by the commissioner is not in effect. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individualized service plan: means the written plan required by § 333F-6 that is developed by the individual, with the input of family, friends, and other persons identified by the individual as being important to the planning process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Individually appropriate: means responsive to the needs of the person as determined through interdisciplinary assessment and provided pursuant to an individualized service plan that is person-centered and community-based. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Insurer: means any company, corporation, exchange, society, or association organized on the stock, mutual, assessment, or fraternal plan of insurance and authorized under the insurance laws of this State to issue life, disability, credit life, credit disability, homeowners, and motor vehicle insurance, including but not limited to fraternal benefit societies, nonprofit health service corporations, nonprofit hospital service corporations, health maintenance organizations, and mutual benefit societies. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10-102
  • Intellectual disability: means significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning resulting in or associated with concurrent moderate, severe, or profound impairments in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interdisciplinary team: means a group of persons that is drawn from or represents those professions, disciplines, or service areas that are relevant to identifying an individual's needs and designing a program to meet them, and is responsible for evaluating the individual's needs, developing an individual program plan to meet them, periodically reviewing the individual's response to the plan, and revising the plan accordingly. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • 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
  • Internal Revenue Code: means subtitle A, chapter 1, of the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended as of December 31, 2021, as it applies to the determination of gross income, adjusted gross income, ordinary income and loss, and taxable income, except those provisions of the Internal Revenue Code which, pursuant to this chapter, do not apply or are otherwise limited in application. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 235-2.3
  • 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.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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
  • Least restrictive: means the least intrusive and least disruptive intervention into the life of a person with developmental or intellectual disability that represents the least departure from normal patterns of living that can be effective in meeting the person's developmental needs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing a person to act as an insurance producer for the lines of authority specified in the document. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Licensee: means any type of insurance producer or producer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Limited line credit insurance: includes credit life, credit disability, credit property, credit unemployment, involuntary unemployment, mortgage life, mortgage guaranty, mortgage disability, guaranteed automobile protection ("gap") insurance, and any other form of insurance offered in connection with an extension of credit, that is limited to partially or wholly extinguishing that credit obligation that the commissioner determines should be designated a form of limited line of credit insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Limited lines insurance: means those lines of insurance a producer may be licensed to sell pursuant to § 431:9A-107. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Limited lines producer: means a person authorized by the commissioner to sell, solicit, or negotiate limited lines insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Line of authority: means a category of insurance products, as set forth in § 431:9A-107(a), which an insurance producer may be licensed to sell pursuant to this article. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Line of insurance: means an insurance product, contract, or policy designed to cover specified risks that fall within one or more of the classes or types of insurance as defined in §§ 431:1-204 to 431:1-211, the lines of authority defined in § 431:9A-107(a), or any other section of this code. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Loans: means obligations secured by liens upon real property, or any interest in real property, situated in this State, which liens may also cover such personal property as is or may from time to time be affixed or attached to or located on or in or about the real property or any improvements thereon or thereto, and include obligations secured by liens upon real property or interests therein situated both within and without this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 207-11
  • managed care: means a system for reviewing the appropriate and efficient allocation of mental health, alcohol, or drug abuse treatment services given or proposed to be given to a patient or group of patients for the purpose of recommending or determining whether such services should be reimbursed, covered, or provided by an insurer, plan or other entity or person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334B-2
  • Manufacture: means the production, preparation, or repackaging, labeling, or relabeling, of an imitation controlled substance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329C-1
  • Manufacture: means the preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion, or processing of a substance containing cannabis or its principal psychoactive constituent tetrahydrocannabinol, either directly or indirectly, by a person other than a qualifying patient, primary caregiver, qualifying out-of-state patient, or caregiver of a qualifying out-of-state patient for the qualifying patient's or qualifying out-of-state patient's use, by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • Manufactured cannabis product: means any capsule, lozenge, oil or oil extract, tincture, ointment or skin lotion, pill, transdermal patch, or pre-filled and sealed container used to aerosolize and deliver cannabis orally, such as an inhaler or nebulizer, that has been manufactured using cannabis, or any other products as specified by the department pursuant to § 329D-10(a)(11). See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • Marketing: means making a communication about a product or service that encourages a recipient of the communication to purchase or use the product or service. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 487J-1
  • mattress: as used in this chapter means any quilted pad, comforter, mattress, mattress-pad, bunk quilt, or cushion, stuffed or filled with wool, hair, or other soft material to be used on a couch or other bed and on which persons sleep or recline; provided that:

         (1)  The term "mattress" shall not include any items considered "beddings" under the federal Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (15 United States Code §70 et seq. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 332-1

  • Medical review officer: means an individual who has knowledge of substance abuse disorders and toxicology as determined by the department, and is appointed by the third party to receive, review, and interpret the results of laboratory tests requested by the third party. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329B-2
  • Monitor: means to conduct a systematic, coordinated, objective, qualitative review of services provided by any person, agency, or organization. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • 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.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor vehicle renter: means any person obtaining the use of a vehicle from a rental company under the terms of a rental agreement for a rental period not to exceed ninety days. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-141
  • 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
  • Negotiate: means the act of conferring directly with or offering advice directly to a purchaser or prospective purchaser of a particular contract of insurance concerning any of the substantive benefits, terms, or conditions of the contract; provided that the person engaged in the act either sells insurance or obtains insurance from insurers for producers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Nurse: means a person who has been or is currently licensed under chapter 457. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • 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.
  • Office: means the office of planning and sustainable development. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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 an individual, firm, corporation, partnership, association, or any form of business or legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Petroleum: includes 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 226-2
  • Pharmacy benefit manager: means any person, business, or entity that performs pharmacy benefit management, including but not limited to a person or entity under contract with a pharmacy benefit manager to perform pharmacy benefit management on behalf of a managed care company, nonprofit hospital or medical service organization, insurance company, third-party payor, or health program administered by the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 487J-1
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine under chapter 453. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334B-2
  • poison: as used in this chapter , includes any chemical or preparation that has properties that are commonly considered poisonous or  is capable of affecting the human organism in such a way and to such an extent that its possession, sale, transfer, use, or storage is found by the department to require regulation for public health and safety. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 330-1
  • Positive test result: means a finding through confirmatory testing of the presence of drugs, alcohol, or the metabolites of drugs in the sample tested in the levels at or above the cutoff levels established by the director. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329B-2
  • Priority guidelines: means those guidelines which shall take precedence when addressing areas of statewide concern. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • produce: means the planting, cultivating, growing, or harvesting of cannabis. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • producer: means a person required to be licensed under the laws of this State to sell, solicit, or negotiate insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Production: includes the manufacture of medical cannabis products pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • production center: means a farm or series of structures located within the same secured perimeter fence-line wholly owned, operated, or subcontracted by a person licensed by the State pursuant to this chapter as a medical cannabis dispensary that produces cannabis and manufactured cannabis products to supply cannabis and manufactured cannabis products to one or more of the retail dispensing locations of any licensed medical cannabis dispensary. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • Professional association: means a national or statewide association or committee of professionals, or a nonprofit organization operated in support of a professional association that is recognized by the board and designated to administer and monitor the diversion program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334D-2
  • Provider: means the person who is issued the license or certificate of registration, as the case may be, by the department to provide care in an adult foster or developmental disabilities domiciliary home. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Psychologist: means a person licensed to practice psychology under chapter 465. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334B-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.
  • 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
  • Redacted: means the rendering of data so that it is unreadable or is truncated so that no more than the last four digits of the identification number are accessible as part of the data. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 487J-1
  • Rehabilitation area: means any area of the State struck by a state disaster and declared to be in need of rehabilitation by the governor pursuant to § 209-2. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 209-1
  • rental agreement: means any written agreement setting forth the terms and conditions governingthe use of a motor vehicle that is rented or leased from a rental company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-141
  • rental company: means any person that is primarily in the business of providing motor vehicles to the public under a motor vehicle rental agreement for a rental period not to exceed ninety days. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-141
  • rental company producer: means a motor vehicle rental company that is licensed by the commissioner to solicit and sell insurance coverages only in connection with and which are incidental to the rental company's business of renting motor vehicles. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-141
  • Representative: means any individual who can advise and advocate for a person with developmental or intellectual disabilities and who shall serve at the request and pleasure of such person; provided that if the person with developmental or intellectual disabilities is a minor or is legally incapacitated and has not requested a representative, the parent or guardian may request a representative to assist on behalf of the person with developmental or intellectual disabilities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • residential: means the living space occupied by the person with a developmental or intellectual disability, including single-person homes, natural family homes, care homes, group homes, foster homes, institutional facilities, and all other types of living arrangements. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Respite care: means a service provided in a least restrictive environment for short term care to meet the needs, ranging from simple to complex, of persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • Retail dispensing location: means an establishment owned, operated, or subcontracted by a medical cannabis dispensary where cannabis and manufactured cannabis are made available for retail sale to a qualifying patient, primary caregiver, qualifying out-of-state patient, or caregiver of a qualifying out-of-state patient. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329D-1
  • Review agent: means a hospital or nonhospital-affiliated person or entity performing utilization review or managed care that is either affiliated with, under contract with, or acting on behalf of:

         (1)  A business entity in this State; or

         (2)  A third party that provides or administers hospital, medical, psychological, or other health care benefits to citizens of this State, including a health insurer, nonprofit health service plan, health insurance service organization, health maintenance organization, or preferred provider organization authorized to offer health insurance policies or contracts in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 334B-2

  • scanning: means to access the machine-readable zone of an individual's Hawaii identification card or driver's license with an electronic device capable of deciphering, in an electronically readable format, information electronically encoded on an individual's Hawaii identification card or driver's license. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 487J-1
  • Sell: means to exchange a contract of insurance by any means, for money or its equivalent, on behalf of an insurance company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Services: means appropriate assistance provided to a person with a developmental or intellectual disability in the least restrictive, individually appropriate environment to provide for basic living requirements and continuing development of independence or interdependent living skills of the person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 333F-1
  • 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.
  • Small Business Administration: means the Small Business Administration of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 209-1
  • Smoking: includes the use of an electronic smoking device. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328J-1
  • Socio-cultural advancement: means those collective efforts, through governmental or private organizations or both, to improve the community or social well-being by carrying out the objectives and policies as related to:  housing, health, education, social services, leisure, individual rights, culture, and public safety. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Solicit: means attempting to sell insurance or asking or urging a person to apply for a particular kind of insurance from a particular company. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • State: means any of the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 207-11
  • State agency: means any department, office, board, or commission of the State, or the University of Hawaii. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • State disaster: means any unfortunate, sudden, and extraordinary occurrence declared by the governor pursuant to § 209-2 to have caused losses and suffering of such character and magnitude as to require and justify rehabilitative assistance from the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 209-1
  • State programs: means a combination of actions and activities undertaken by any state agency that are designed, coordinated, and executed to achieve an objective or set of objectives and policies within defined areas of concern. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Substance abuse on-site screening test: means a portable substance abuse test that meets the requirements of the United States Food and Drug Administration for commercial distribution or is manufactured by a facility that is minimally certified as meeting the ISO 13485 standard established by the International Organization for Standardization and which may be used by an employer in the workplace. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329B-2
  • Substance abuse test: means any testing procedure designed to take and analyze body fluids or materials from the body for the purpose of measuring the amount of drugs, alcohol, or the metabolites of drugs in the sample tested. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329B-2
  • Sustainability: means achieving the following:

         (1)  Respect of the culture, character, beauty, and history of the State's island communities;

         (2)  Striking a balance between economic, social, community, and environmental priorities; and

         (3)  Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 226-2

  • Terminate: means :

         (1)  To cancel the relationship between an insurance producer and an insurer; or

         (2)  To terminate a producer's authority to transact insurance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102

  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Text: includes all printed material in the contract except:

         (1)  The insurer's name and address;

         (2)  The name, number, or title of the contract;

         (3)  The table of contents or index;

         (4)  Any captions or subcaptions;

         (5)  Any specification pages, schedules, or tables;

         (6)  Any language required by federal law, regulation, or agency interpretation or any written certification to exclude such language;

         (7)  Any language required by any collective bargaining agreement;

         (8)  Any medical terminology; and

         (9)  Any definitions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10-102

  • Third party: means any person, agency, employer or any other entity who requests substance abuse testing of another person or persons. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329B-2
  • Tobacco prevention and control: means activities or programs that attempt to reduce tobacco consumption. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328L-1
  • Tobacco settlement moneys: refers to moneys received by the State pursuant to the tobacco master settlement agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 328L-1
  • Trade name: means any name used by an insurance producer to solicit insurance business in this State if the true legal name of an individual or a business entity cannot be used. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • 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.
  • Uniform application: means the current version of National Association of Insurance Commissioners' uniform application for resident and nonresident producer licensing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Uniform business entity application: means the current version of National Association of Insurance Commissioners' uniform business entity application for resident and nonresident business entities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-102
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • vehicle: means a motor vehicle:

         (1)  Of the private passenger type including passenger vans, minivans, and sport utility vehicles; or

         (2)  Of the cargo type, including cargo vans or pickup trucks with a gross vehicle weight of less than twenty-six thousand pounds,

    that do not require a commercial driver's license for the operation of the vehicle. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:9A-141

  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.