658A-1 Definitions
658A-2 Notice
658A-3 When chapter applies
658A-4 Effect of agreement to arbitrate; nonwaivable provisions
658A-5 Application for judicial relief
658A-6 Validity of agreement to arbitrate
658A-7 Motion to compel or stay arbitration
658A-8 Provisional remedies
658A-9 Initiation of arbitration
658A-10 Consolidation of separate arbitration proceedings
658A-11 Appointment of arbitrator; service as a neutral arbitrator
658A-12 Disclosure by arbitrator
658A-13 Action by majority
658A-14 Immunity of arbitrator; competency to testify; attorney’s fees and costs
658A-15 Arbitration process
658A-16 Representation by lawyer
658A-17 Witnesses; subpoenas; depositions; discovery
658A-18 Judicial enforcement of pre-award ruling by arbitrator
658A-19 Award
658A-20 Change of award by arbitrator
658A-21 Remedies; fees and expenses of arbitration proceeding
658A-22 Confirmation of award
658A-23 Vacating award
658A-24 Modification or correction of award
658A-25 Judgment on award; attorney’s fees and litigation expenses
658A-26 Jurisdiction
658A-27 Venue
658A-28 Appeals
658A-29 Relationship to Electric Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 658A - Uniform Arbitration Act

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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.
  • articles: includes amended and restated articles of incorporation, and articles of merger. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • board of directors: means the board of directors of a corporation except that no person or group of persons are the board of directors because of powers delegated to that person or group pursuant to section 414D-131. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Bylaws: means the code or codes of rules (other than the articles) adopted pursuant to this chapter for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name or names by which the rules are designated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Class: refers to a group of memberships which have the same rights with respect to voting, dissolution, redemption, and transfer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: means a nonprofit corporation unless otherwise specified. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Delegates: means those persons elected or appointed to vote in a representative assembly for the election of a director or directors or on other matters. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs, unless the context otherwise requires. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Department director: means the director of the department of commerce and consumer affairs, unless the context otherwise requires. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Directors: means individuals, designated in the articles or bylaws or elected by the incorporators, and their successors and individuals elected or appointed by any other name or title, to act as members of the board. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Distribution: means the payment of a dividend or any part of the income or profit of a corporation to its members, directors, or officers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Entity: includes domestic and foreign corporations, domestic professional corporations, domestic and foreign limited liability companies, domestic and foreign nonprofit corporations, domestic and foreign business trusts, estates, domestic and foreign partnerships, domestic and foreign limited partnerships, domestic and foreign limited liability partnerships, trusts, two or more persons having a joint or common economic interest, associations and cooperative associations, and state, federal, and foreign governments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • 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.
  • filing: means filed in the office of the department director. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • 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: 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Member: means (without regard to what a person is called in the articles or bylaws) any person or persons having the rights and obligations of membership pursuant to a corporation's articles of incorporation or bylaws. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Membership: refers to the rights and obligations a member or members have pursuant to a corporation's articles, bylaws, and this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Merger: means the procedure authorized by this part in which one domestic or foreign entity combines with one or more domestic or foreign entities resulting in either one surviving entity or one new entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • 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: includes any individual or entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Principal office: means the office (in or out of the State) so designated in the annual report where the principal offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Proceeding: includes civil suit and criminal, administrative, and investigatory action. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Public benefit corporation: means any corporation designated by statute as a public benefit corporation, or any corporation that is recognized as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or that is organized for public or charitable purposes and upon dissolution must distribute its assets to a public benefit corporation, the United States, a state, or a person recognized as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes district, authority, bureau, commission, department, and any other agency of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Vote: includes authorization by ballot and written consent. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14