Part I General Provisions 586-1 – 586-12
Part II Foreign Protective Orders 586-21 – 586-26

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 586

  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Dating relationship: means a romantic, courtship, or engagement relationship, often but not necessarily characterized by actions of an intimate or sexual nature, but does not include a casual acquaintanceship or ordinary fraternization between persons in a business or social context. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 586-1
  • Director: means the director of health or the director's authorized agent. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-1
  • Domestic abuse: means :

         (1)  Physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or the threat of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, or assault, extreme psychological abuse or malicious property damage between family or household members; or

         (2)  Any act which would constitute an offense under section 709-906, or under part V or VI of chapter 707 committed against a minor family or household member by an adult family or household member. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 586-1

  • Drinking water fund: means the drinking water treatment revolving loan fund established by section 340E-35. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-31
  • Extreme psychological abuse: means an intentional or knowing course of conduct directed at an individual that seriously alarms or disturbs consistently or continually bothers the individual, and that serves no legitimate purpose; provided that such course of conduct would cause a reasonable person to suffer extreme emotional distress. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 586-1
  • Malicious property damage: means an intentional or knowing damage to the property of another, without his consent, with an intent to thereby cause emotional distress. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 586-1
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-16
  • Public water system: means a system which provides water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances if the system has at least fifteen service connections or regularly serves at least twenty-five individuals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-1