Sections
Part 1 General Provisions 490:2A-101 – 490:2A-109
Part 2 Formation and Construction of Lease Contract 490:2A-201 – 490:2A-221
Part 3 Effect of Lease Contract 490:2A-301 – 490:2A-311
Part 4 Performance of Lease Contract: Repudiated, Substituted, and Excused 490:2A-401 – 490:2A-407
Part 5 Default 490:2A-501 – 490:2A-532

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 490 > ARTICLE 2A

  • 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.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Aggravating character: means circumstances and behavior that increase the seriousness or outrageousness of contemptuous conduct. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Appeals board: means the Hawaii labor relations board. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • Appeals board: means the labor and industrial relations appeals board established by section 371-4. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Boiler: means a closed vessel in which water or other liquid is heated, steam or vapor is generated, steam or vapor is superheated, or any combination thereof under pressure for use external to itself, by the direct application of energy from the combustion of fuels, or from electricity or solar energy. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Candidate: means an individual who seeks nomination for election or seeks election to office. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
  • Client company: means any person that enters into a professional employer agreement with a professional employer organization and has covered employees. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373L-1
  • Closing: means the permanent shutting down of all operations within a covered establishment due to the sale, transfer, merger, other business takeover or transaction of business interests, bankruptcy, or other close of business transaction that results in or may result in the layoff or termination of employees of a covered establishment by the employer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-2
  • Commercial unit: means such a unit of goods as by commercial usage is a single whole for purposes of lease and division of which materially impairs its character or value on the market or in use. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Commission: means the campaign spending commission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
  • Commission: means the liquor commission for the county within which such commission has jurisdiction under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Consumer lease: means a lease that a lessor regularly engaged in the business of leasing or selling makes to a lessee who is an individual and who takes under the lease primarily for a personal, family, or household purpose, if the total payments to be made under the lease contract, excluding payments for options to renew or buy, do not exceed $25,000. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractor: means any person, firm, or corporation installing, repairing, or servicing and responsible for the safe operation of any boiler, pressure system, amusement ride, or elevator and kindred equipment or structure inspected pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Contribution: means :

         (1)  A gift, subscription, deposit of money or anything of value, or cancellation of a debt or legal obligation and includes the purchase of tickets to fundraisers, for the purpose of:

              (A)  Influencing the nomination for election, or the election, of any person to office;

              (B)  Influencing the outcome of any question or issue that has been certified to appear on the ballot at the next applicable election; or

              (C)  Use by any candidate committee or noncandidate committee for the purpose of subparagraph (A) or (B);

         (2)  The payment, by any person or party other than a candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee, of compensation for the services of another person that are rendered to the candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee without charge or at an unreasonably low charge for a purpose listed in paragraph (1);

         (3)  A contract, promise, or agreement to make a contribution; or

         (4)  Any loans or advances that are not documented or disclosed to the commission as provided in section 11-372;

         "Contribution" does not include:

         (1)  Services voluntarily provided without compensation by individuals to or on behalf of a candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee;

         (2)  A candidate's expenditure of the candidate's own funds; provided that this expenditure shall be reportable as other receipts and expenditures;

         (3)  Any loans or advances to the candidate committee; provided that these loans or advances shall be reported as loans; or

         (4)  An individual, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee engaging in internet activities for the purpose of influencing an election if:

              (A)  The individual, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee is uncompensated for the internet activities; or

              (B)  The individual, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee uses equipment or services for uncompensated internet activities, regardless of who owns the equipment and services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302

  • 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
  • Covered establishment: means any industrial, commercial, or other business entity that employs at any time in the preceding twelve-month period, fifty or more persons. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-2
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer: means , for the purpose of the section concerning explosives, any person, corporation, partnership, association, association of dealers, or other form of business enterprise engaged in the business of buying and selling explosives. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373L-1
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-2
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373L-1
  • Director: means the director of transportation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 286-201
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-2
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations or the director's designee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dislocated worker: means an individual who:

         (1)  Has been terminated or laid off or who has received a notice of termination or layoff from employment, is eligible for or has exhausted entitlement to unemployment compensation, and is unlikely to return to the person's previous industry or occupation;

         (2)  Has been terminated or who has received a notice of termination of employment, as a result of any permanent closure of a business, partial closings, and relocation as defined in this section; or

         (3)  Is a long-term unemployed and has limited opportunities for employment or reemployment in the same or a similar occupation in the area in which the individual resides, including any older individual who may have substantial barriers to employment by reason of age. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-2

  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Divestiture: means the transfer of any covered establishment from one employer to another because of the sale, transfer, merger, bankruptcy, or other business takeover or transaction of business interests that causes the covered establishment's employees to become dislocated workers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-2
  • Division: means the division of occupational safety and health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Election: means any election for office or for determining a question or issue provided by law or ordinance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
  • Elevator: means a hoisting and lowering mechanism permanently installed in a structure, designed to carry passengers or authorized personnel, equipped with a car or platform which moves in fixed guides and serves two or more fixed landings. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Elevators and kindred equipment: means elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walks, stage lifts, inclined lifts, personnel hoists, permanently installed material lifts, and any other similar mechanized equipment used to convey people in places other than a public right-of-way. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Employee: means any individual engaged in service to an employer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-2
  • Employee: means every natural person who is required or directed or permitted or suffered by any employer to engage in any employment, or to go to work or be at any time in any place of employment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • Employee: means a person who may be permitted, required, or directed by an employer for wages or pay to engage in any employment and who has been employed by that employer for at least one year immediately preceding the commencement of leave provided under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 398A-1
  • Employee benefits: means all benefits, other than salary and wages, provided or made available to an employee by an employer and includes group life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, and pensions, regardless of whether benefits are provided by a policy or practice of an employer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 398A-1
  • Employer: means any individual or entity that, directly or indirectly, owns, operates, or has a controlling interest in a covered establishment, excluding the State or any political subdivision thereof. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-2
  • Employer: means :

         (1)  The State and every state agency;

         (2)  Each county and all public and quasi-public corporations and public agencies therein;

         (3)  Every person which has any natural person in service;

         (4)  The legal representative of any deceased employer;

         (5)  Every person having direction, management, control, or custody of any employment, place of employment, or any employee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3

  • Employer: means any private:

         (1)  Person;

         (2)  Partnership;

         (3)  Corporation;

         (4)  Association; or

         (5)  Other business entity,

    that employs fifty or more employees. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 398A-1

  • Employment: includes the carrying on of any trade, business, occupation, or work, including all excavation, demolition, and construction work, or any process or operation in any way related thereto, in which any person is engaged to work for hire except domestic service in or about a private home. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Expenditure: means :

         (1)  Any purchase or transfer of money or anything of value, or promise or agreement to purchase or transfer money or anything of value, or payment incurred or made, or the use or consumption of a nonmonetary contribution for the purpose of:

              (A)  Influencing the nomination for election, or the election, of any person seeking nomination for election or election to office, whether or not the person has filed the person's nomination papers;

              (B)  Influencing the outcome of any question or issue that has been certified to appear on the ballot at the next applicable election; or

              (C)  Use by any party for the purposes set out in subparagraph (A) or (B);

         (2)  Any payment, by any person other than a candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee, of compensation for the services of another person that are rendered to the candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee for any of the purposes mentioned in paragraph (1)(A); provided that payment under this paragraph shall include provision of services without charge; or

         (3)  The expenditure by a candidate of the candidate's own funds for the purposes set out in paragraph (1)(A). See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302

  • Fault: means wrongful act, omission, breach, or default. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Finance lease: means a lease with respect to which:

              (i)  The lessor does not select, manufacture, or supply the goods;

             (ii)  The lessor acquires the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods in connection with the lease; and

            (iii)  One of the following occurs:

                   (A)  The lessee receives a copy of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods before signing the lease contract;

                   (B)  The lessee's approval of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods is a condition to effectiveness of the lease contract;

                   (C)  The lessee, before signing the lease contract, receives an accurate and complete statement designating the promises and warranties, and any disclaimers of warranties, limitations or modifications of remedies, or liquidated damages, including those of a third party, such as the manufacturer of the goods, provided to the lessor by the person supplying the goods in connection with or as part of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods; or

                   (D)  If the lease is not a consumer lease, the lessor, before the lessee signs the lease contract, informs the lessee in writing (a) of the identity of the person supplying the goods to the lessor, unless the lessee has selected that person and directed the lessor to acquire the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods from that person, (b) that the lessee is entitled under this article to the promises and warranties, including those of any third party, provided to the lessor by the person supplying the goods in connection with or as part of the contract by which the lessor acquired the goods or the right to possession and use of the goods, and (c) that the lessee may communicate with the person supplying the goods to the lessor and receive an accurate and complete statement of those promises and warranties, including any disclaimers and limitations of them or of remedies. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103

  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Goods: means all things that are movable at the time of identification to the lease contract, or are fixtures (section 490:2A-309), but the term does not include money, documents, instruments, accounts, chattel paper, general intangibles, or minerals or the like, including oil and gas, before extraction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Gross vehicle weight rating: means the value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a single vehicle. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 286-201
  • 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.
  • Historic preservation: means the research, protection, restoration, rehabilitation, and interpretation of buildings, structures, objects, districts, areas, and sites, including underwater sites and burial sites, significant to the history, architecture, archaeology, or culture of this State, its communities, or the nation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 6E-2
  • Hoisting machine: means a machine with a hoist line, sling, or hydraulic lifting mechanism used in construction, demolition, or excavation work. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Installment lease contract: means a lease contract that authorizes or requires the delivery of goods in separate lots to be separately accepted, even though the lease contract contains a clause "each delivery is a separate lease" or its equivalent. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • 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
  • Investigator: means any investigator of the commission in each case for the county wherein the commission has jurisdiction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: means a transfer of the right to possession and use of goods for a term in return for consideration, but a sale, including a sale on approval or a sale or return, or retention or creation of a security interest is not a lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • 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
  • Lease agreement: means the bargain, with respect to the lease, of the lessor and the lessee in fact as found in their language or by implication from other circumstances including course of dealing or usage of trade or course of performance as provided in this article. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Lease contract: means the total legal obligation that results from the lease agreement as affected by this article and any other applicable rules of law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Leasehold interest: means the interest of the lessor or the lessee under a lease contract. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Lessee: means a person who acquires the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Lessor: means a person who transfers the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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
  • Lien: means a charge against or interest in goods to secure payment of a debt or performance of an obligation, but the term does not include a security interest. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Lot: means a parcel or a single article that is the subject matter of a separate lease or delivery, whether or not it is sufficient to perform the lease contract. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Merchant lessee: means a lessee that is a merchant with respect to goods of the kind subject to the lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Motor carrier: as used in this part means any person who owns a motor vehicle used in, or engages in the transportation of persons or property by motor vehicle on the public highways in the furtherance of any commercial, industrial, or educational enterprise. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 286-201
  • Motor carrier vehicle: means any motor vehicle or vehicle, including integrally mounted equipment and specially constructed motorized equipment, used by a motor carrier to transport passengers or property on the public highways. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 286-201
  • National Board: means the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-21
  • 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.
  • Occupational safety and health standard: means a standard which requires conditions, or the adoption or use of one or more practices, means, methods, operations, or processes, reasonably necessary or appropriate to provide safe or healthful employment and places of employment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • Owner: means any person, firm, or corporation with legal title to any boiler, pressure system, amusement ride, or elevator and kindred equipment inspected pursuant to this chapter who may or may not be the user. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Partial closing: means the permanent shutting down of a portion of operations within a covered establishment due to the sale, transfer, merger, and other business takeover or transaction of business interests and results in or may result in the termination of a portion of the employees of a covered establishment by the employer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-2
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means a natural or legal person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373L-1
  • Person: means an individual, group, partnership, firm, association, corporation, trust, governmental agency, governmental official, administrative body, or tribunal or any form of business or legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 46-122
  • 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.
  • Place of employment: means any place, and the premises appurtenant thereto, where employment is carried on. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premises: shall include but not be limited to a lodging or tenement house, group residence, group living arrangement, hotel, boardinghouse, or restaurant as further defined in section 445-90, or any other like facility serving unsupervised or unrelated individuals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 46-15.6
  • 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
  • Present value: means the amount as of a date certain of one or more sums payable in the future, discounted to the date certain. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Pressure piping: means piping systems specified in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Power Piping Code B31. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Pressure system: means either a pressure vessel or pressure piping as defined in this section. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Pressure vessel: means a closed vessel in which pressure is obtained from an external source or by the direct application of heat from a direct or indirect source. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Professional employer agreement: means a written contract by and between a client company and a professional employer organization that:

         (1)  Provides for covered employees to the client company;

         (2)  Describes the duties and responsibilities of the client company and the professional employer organization with respect to the covered employees; and

         (3)  Includes a declaration by the professional employer organization of the professional employer organization's responsibilities under section 373L-6. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373L-1

  • Professional employer organization: means any person that is a party to a professional employer agreement with a client company and whose covered employees perform services on a long-term, rather than temporary or project-specific basis. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373L-1
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public nuisances: shall include but not be limited to the placement of structures, stalls, stands, furniture, and containers on streets, sidewalks, and public places where the placement of structures, stalls, stands, furniture, and containers are inconsistent with or frustrate the purpose, function, or activity for which the street, sidewalk, or public place was intended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 46-15.6
  • Purchase: includes taking by sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, pledge, gift, or any other voluntary transaction creating an interest in goods. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Relocation: means the removal of all or substantially all of the industrial, commercial, or business operations in a covered establishment to a location outside the State of Hawaii. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 394B-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.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Serious violation: means a violation that carries with it a substantial probability that death or serious physical harm could result from a condition that exists, or from one or more practices, means, methods, operations, or processes that have been adopted or are in use, in a place of employment, unless the employer did not, and could not with the exercise of reasonable diligence, have known of the presence of the violation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sublease: means a lease of goods the right to possession and use of which was acquired by the lessor as a lessee under an existing lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplier: means a person from whom a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased under a finance lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Supply contract: means a contract under which a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Temporary help services: means an arrangement by which a person recruits and hires the person's own employees and:

         (1)  Finds other organizations that need the services of those employees;

         (2)  Assigns those employees to perform work or services for other organizations to support or supplement the other organizations' workforces or to provide assistance in special work situations, including employee absences, skill shortages, seasonal workloads, or special assignments or projects; and

         (3)  Customarily attempts to reassign the employees to successive placements with other organizations at the end of each assignment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 373L-1

  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • User: means any person, firm, or corporation legally in possession and responsible for the safe operation of any boiler, pressure system, amusement ride, or elevator and kindred equipment inspected pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • 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.
  • Vendor: means any person, firm, or corporation that sells or distributes any boiler, pressure system, amusement ride, or elevator and kindred equipment required to be inspected pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 397-3
  • Wilful violation: means a voluntary act or omission by the employer, as distinguished from an accidental act or omission, that is done with intentional disregard of, or plain indifference to, any standard, rule, citation, or order issued under the authority of this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 396-3
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 281-1