531B-1 Short title
531B-2 Definitions
531B-3 Direction for disposition
531B-4 Right to control disposition; priority
531B-5 Written instrument to control disposition of remains
531B-6 Forfeiture of right to direct disposition
531B-7 Disputes
531B-8 Right to rely on representations
531B-9 Authority to direct and control disposition; recovery of reasonable expenses
531B-10 Disposition of unclaimed cremated remains
531B-11 Immunity

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 531B

  • Benefits: means the money payments payable to an individual, as provided in this chapter, with respect to the individual's unemployment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Cemetery: means any property, or part interest therein, dedicated to and used or intended to be used for the permanent interment of human remains. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-163.6
  • Contributions: means the money payments required by this chapter to be made into the state unemployment compensation fund by any employing unit on account of having individuals in its employ. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Crematory: means a structure containing a furnace used or intended to be used for the cremation of human remains. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-163.6
  • Department: means the department of labor and industrial relations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Director: means the director of labor and industrial relations of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Employer: means :

         (1)  Any employing unit which for some portion of a day within the current calendar year has or had in employment one or more individuals; and

         (2)  For the effective period of its election pursuant to section 383-77, any other employing unit which has elected to become subject to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1

  • Employment: includes , but is not limited to, any service performed prior to January 1, 1978, which was employment as defined in this section prior to such date and, subject to the other provisions of this section, service performed after December 31, 1977, by an employee as defined in section 3306(i) and (o) of the federal Unemployment Tax Act, including service in interstate commerce. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-2
  • Estranged: means a physical and emotional separation from the decedent at the time of death which has existed for a period of time that clearly demonstrates an absence of due affection, trust, and regard for the decedent. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-163.6
  • Exhaustee: means an individual who, with respect to any week of unemployment in the individual's eligibility period:

              (A)  Has received, prior to such week, all of the regular benefits that were available to the individual under this chapter or any other state law (including dependents' allowances and benefits payable to federal civilian employees and ex-servicemen under 5 United States Code chapter 85) in the individual's current benefit year that includes such week; provided that for the purposes of this subparagraph, an individual shall be deemed to have received all of the regular benefits that were available to the individual although, as a result of a pending appeal with respect to wages and/or employment that were not considered in the original monetary determination in the individual's benefit year, the individual may subsequently be determined to be entitled to added regular benefits; or

              (B)  The individual's benefit year having expired prior to such week has no, or has insufficient, wages and/or employment on the basis of which the individual could establish a new benefit year that would include such week; and

              (C)  (i)  Has no right to unemployment benefits or allowances, as the case may be, under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, the Automotive Products Trade Act of 1965, and such other federal laws as are specified in regulations issued by the United States Secretary of Labor; and

                  (ii)  Has not received and is not seeking unemployment benefits under the unemployment compensation law of the Virgin Islands or of Canada; but if the individual is seeking such benefits and the appropriate agency finally determines that the individual is not entitled to benefits under such law the individual is considered an exhaustee; provided that this provision shall not be applicable to benefits under the Virgin Islands law beginning on the day after the day on which the United States Secretary of Labor approves under section 3304(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 an unemployment compensation law submitted by the Virgin Islands for approval. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-168

  • Extended benefit period: means a period which:

              (A)  Begins with the third week after the first week for which there is a state "on" indicator; and

              (B)  Ends with either of the following weeks, whichever occurs later:

                   (i)  The third week after the first week for which there is a state "off" indicator; or

                  (ii)  The thirteenth consecutive week of such period; provided that no extended benefit period may begin before the fourteenth week following the end of a prior extended benefit period which was in effect with respect to this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-168

  • Extended benefits: means benefits (including benefits payable to federal civilian employees and to ex-servicemen pursuant to 5 United States Code chapter 85) payable to an individual under the provisions of this part for weeks of unemployment in the individual's eligibility period. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-168
  • Federal Unemployment Tax Act: means chapter 23 of subtitle C of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Fund: means the unemployment compensation fund established by this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Funeral establishment: means a place of business used in the care and preparation for interment or transportation of human remains, embalming, placing the same on display, or otherwise providing for final disposition of human remains. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-163.6
  • Insured work: means employment for employers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Mortuary: means a place of business devoted exclusively to furnishing funeral services and related commodities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-163.6
  • Person: means an individual eighteen years of age or older. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-163.6
  • Regular benefits: means benefits payable to an individual under this chapter or under any other state law (including benefits payable to federal civilian employees and ex-servicemen pursuant to 5 United States Code chapter 85) other than extended benefits and additional benefits. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-168
  • State: includes the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • State law: means the unemployment insurance law of any state, approved by the United States Secretary of Labor under section 3304 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-168
  • United States: includes the states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and, after December 31 of the year in which the Secretary of Labor approves for the first time an unemployment insurance law of the Virgin Islands submitted to the Secretary of Labor for approval, the term "United States" shall also include the Virgin Islands. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-2
  • Week: means any period of seven consecutive days as the department may by rule prescribe. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Week of unemployment: means a week in which an individual is deemed unemployed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Weeks of employment: means all those weeks within each of which the individual has performed services in employment for not less than two days or four hours per week for one or more employers subject to this chapter or with respect to which the individual has received remuneration from one or more employers subject to this chapter in the form of vacation, holiday, or sickness pay or similar remuneration. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1