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

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Administration fund: means the special unemployment insurance administration fund established pursuant to section 383-127. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Calendar quarter: means the period of three consecutive calendar months ending on March 31, June 30, September 30, or December 31, or the equivalent thereof, as the department may by rule prescribe. 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 531B-2
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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 1-22
  • Crematory: means a structure containing a furnace used or intended to be used for the cremation of human remains. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 531B-2
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • 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
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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

  • Employing unit: means any individual or type of organization, including the State, any of its political subdivisions, any instrumentality of the State or its political subdivisions, any partnership, association, trust, estate, joint-stock company, insurance company, or corporation, whether domestic or foreign, or the receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, trustee, or successor of any of the foregoing, or the legal representative of a deceased person, which has or subsequent to January 1, 1937, had one or more individuals performing services for it within this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • employment: includes services constituting employment under any employment security law of another state or of the federal government. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-61
  • 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.
  • 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 531B-2
  • 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 531B-2
  • 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.
  • Insured work: means employment for employers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • Mortuary: means a place of business devoted exclusively to furnishing funeral services and related commodities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 531B-2
  • Person: means an individual eighteen years of age or older. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 531B-2
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Referee: means the referee for unemployment compensation appeals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • 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.
  • State: includes the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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
  • wages: as used in this part does not include remuneration in excess of $13,000 paid with respect to employment to an individual by an employer so long as the balance of the unemployment trust fund does not fall below the adequate reserve fund as specified by section 383-63. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-61
  • Week: means any period of seven consecutive days as the department may by rule prescribe. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 383-1