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  • Actual earnings from employment: means the total compensation, including reported amount of tips for labor or services rendered by an employee, whether the amount is determined on a time, task, piece, commission, or other basis of calculation, but shall not include the reasonable cost to an employer of furnishing an employee with fringe benefits or board, lodging, or other facilities and non-cash gratuities of any kind. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373-1
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Alcohol: means the product of distillation of any fermented liquid, whether rectified or not, whatever may be the origin thereof, and includes synthetic ethyl alcohol, but not denatured or other alcohol which is considered nonpotable under the customs laws of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Applicant: means any person who uses the services of an employment agency to secure employment for that person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373-1
  • Apprentice: means a worker at least sixteen years of age, except where a higher minimum age standard is otherwise fixed by law, who is employed to learn an apprenticeable occupation in accordance with the standards of apprenticeship established by this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 372-2
  • Apprenticeship agreement: is a written agreement between an apprentice and either the apprentice's program sponsors or an apprenticeship committee acting as agent for the program sponsors. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 372-2
  • Apprenticeship committee: means a group of persons designated by the sponsors to administer an apprenticeship program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 372-2
  • Beer: means any beverage obtained by the alcoholic fermentation of any infusion or decoction of barley or other grain, malt, and hops in water. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • 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 a board established by county charter, within a county, that shall have the jurisdiction to hear and determine complaints or violations of liquor laws and to impose penalties as may be provided in this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Club: means any organization for objects of a social, patriotic, political, or athletic nature, or the like, but not for pecuniary gain, having a regular membership to all of whom is charged monthly or quarterly dues, employing a full-time steward, and from which organization no person is entitled to or takes, directly or indirectly, any share of the profits thereof. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Commission: means the liquor commission for the county within which such commission has jurisdiction under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Condominium hotel: means an establishment consisting of one or more buildings that includes:

         (1)  Guest rooms that are units, as defined in section 514B-3, which are used to provide transient lodging for periods of less than thirty days under a written contract with the owner of the apartment or unit in the condominium hotel operation; and

         (2)  Guest rooms that are units, owned or managed by the condominium hotel operator providing transient lodging for periods of less than thirty days, which are offered for adequate pay to transient guests. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1

  • Condominium hotel operator: means any person who operates a condominium hotel, including but not limited to, a condominium hotel operator registered under section 467-30. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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: means the county in respect of which each commission has jurisdiction under this chapter; provided that in the county of Kalawao liquor may be sold only by such persons and only under such conditions as may be permitted or prescribed from time to time by the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Department: means the department of business, economic development, and tourism, or any successor by law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 269-161
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 372-2
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 372-2
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373-1
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Elected executive head: means the mayor of each county or the mayor's duly appointed or elected successor. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Employer: means any individual, partnership, corporation, or association, employing or seeking to employ any person for hire. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373-1
  • Employment agency: means any individual, partnership, corporation, or association engaged in the business of providing employment information, procuring employment for applicants, or procuring employees for placement with employers upon request, for a fee or other valuable thing, exacted, charged, or received, but shall not include the United States or the State or instrumentalities thereof. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373-1
  • establishment: means a single physical location where the selling of liquor takes place. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Financing costs: means any of the following:

         (1)  Principal and interest payable on bonds;

         (2)  Any payment required under an ancillary agreement;

         (3)  Any amount required to fund or replenish a reserve account or another account established under any indenture, ancillary agreement, or other financing document relating to the issuance of bonds;

         (4)  Any redemption or call premium or cost of redeeming or refunding any existing debt of the department in connection with either the issuance of, or the use of proceeds from, bonds;

         (5)  Any costs incurred by the department to modify or amend any indenture, financing agreement, security agreement, or similar agreement or instrument securing any bond or any ancillary agreement;

         (6)  Any costs incurred by the department to obtain any consent, release, waiver, or approval from any bondholder or of any party to an ancillary agreement that are necessary to be incurred for the department to issue bonds;

         (7)  Any costs related to issuing or servicing bonds or related to obtaining a financing order, including servicing fees and expenses, trustee fees and expenses, legal, accounting, or other professional fees and expenses, administrative fees, placement fees, underwriting fees and discounts, capitalized interest and equity, and rating-agency fees; or loan program administration costs as authorized for recovery under a financing order or orders; or

         (8)  Any other similar costs incident to the issuance, administration, or servicing of the bonds that the department finds appropriate. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 269-161

  • Financing order: means an order issued at the request of the department by the public utilities commission under this part that has become final as provided by law, and that authorizes the issuance of bonds and the imposition, adjustment from time to time, and collection of green infrastructure fees. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 269-161
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Green infrastructure fee: means the nonbypassable fees and charges authorized by section 269-166 and in a financing order authorized under this part to be imposed on and collected from all existing and future customers of electric utilities or any successor. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 269-161
  • 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.
  • Hotel: means an establishment consisting of one or more buildings which contain such total number of rooms as may be prescribed by the commission and in which rooms sleeping accommodations are provided and offered for adequate pay to transient or permanent guests. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • intoxicating liquor: includes alcohol, brandy, whiskey, rum, gin, okolehao, sake, beer, ale, porter, and wine; and also includes, in addition to the foregoing, any spirituous, vinous, malt or fermented liquor, liquids, and compounds, whether medicated, proprietary, patented, or not, in whatever form and of whatever constituency and by whatever name called, containing one-half of one per cent or more of alcohol by volume, which are fit for use or may be used or readily converted for use for beverage purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Investigator: means any investigator of the commission in each case for the county wherein the commission has jurisdiction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • 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.
  • License: means any license granted under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • licensed premises: means the building and property that houses the establishment for which a license has been or is proposed to be issued; provided that in the case of class 12 hotel license, "premises" includes the hotel premises; provided further that in the case of a class 15 condominium hotel license, "premises" includes units, as defined in section 514B-3, that are used to provide transient lodging for periods of less than thirty days under a written contract with the owner or owners of each unit in, and common elements for access purposes as established by the declaration of condominium property regime of, the condominium hotel; and provided further that if an establishment is in a retail shopping complex the businesses of which have formed a merchants association, "premises" means the establishment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Licensee: includes also all agents, servants, and employees of the holder of a license. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Member: means an individual who is covered by a mutual benefit society. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 432:1-406
  • Minor: means any person below the age of twenty-one years. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • 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.
  • Original package: means a package or container as it existed at the time of its delivery by the manufacturer or the wholesale dealer for convenience in transportation and sale. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Partner: means a partner in a general partnership, limited partnership, or limited liability partnership. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • 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 and includes natural persons, associations, copartnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations, and also includes any agent, servant, and employee of such person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • premises: includes the hotel premises; provided further that in the case of a class 15 condominium hotel license, "premises" includes units, as defined in section 514B-3, that are used to provide transient lodging for periods of less than thirty days under a written contract with the owner or owners of each unit in, and common elements for access purposes as established by the declaration of condominium property regime of, the condominium hotel; and provided further that if an establishment is in a retail shopping complex the businesses of which have formed a merchants association, "premises" means the establishment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Principal agent: means the responsible managing agent who is responsible for managing an employment agency and who is responsible for all business transactions and actions by the agency's employees. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373-1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Regulation: means any regulation prescribed by the commission with the approval of the elected executive head of the county for carrying out this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • 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.
  • Restaurant: means a place which is regularly and in a bona fide manner used and kept open for the serving of meals to patrons for compensation and which has suitable kitchen facilities connected therewith, containing the necessary equipment and supplies for cooking an assortment of foods which may be required for ordinary meals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail licensee: means any licensee holding a class 2, class 4 through class 16, or class 18 license. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Seller: includes the agents and employees of a seller; provided that any person shall be deemed to be a seller, who in the State, whether acting as agent or representative of a nonresident principal or otherwise, solicits the placing of or takes, receives, or forwards orders for liquor to be shipped into the State from any place without the State to be delivered to customers, by direct shipment or otherwise. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • 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.
  • Society: means mutual benefit society. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 432:1-406
  • Sponsor: means any person, employer, association, committee, or organization operating an apprenticeship program and in whose name the program is, or is to be, registered and approved. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 372-2
  • Standard bar: means any establishment licensed to sell liquor for consumption on the premises, except:

         (1)  Premises in which a person performs or entertains unclothed or in attire restricted to use by entertainers pursuant to commission regulations; or

         (2)  Premises in which live entertainment or recorded music is provided. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1

  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • to sell: includes to solicit and receive an order for; to have or keep or offer or expose for sale; to deliver for value or in any other way than purely gratuitously; to peddle; to keep with intent to sell; to traffic in; and the word "sale" includes every act of selling as herein defined. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Under the influence of liquor: means that the person concerned has consumed intoxicating liquor sufficient to impair at the particular time under inquiry the person's normal mental faculties or ability to care for oneself and guard against casualty, or sufficient to substantially impair at the time under inquiry that clearness of intellect and control of oneself which the person would otherwise normally possess. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Wine: means any wine coming within the definition of wine contained in the United States Revenue Act of 1918 (Act of February 24, 1919), and includes sake. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1