Sections
Part I Liability; Survival of Actions 663-1 – 663-10.99
Part II Uniform Contribution Among Tortfeasors Act 663-11 – 663-17
Part III Advance Payments in Personal Injury and Property Damage Cases 663-21 – 663-24
Part IV Comparative Negligence 663-31
Part V Civil Action; Intoxication of Persons Under Age Twenty-One 663-41 – 663-42
Part VI Limitations on Public Entity Liability in Actions Based Upon Duty to Warn of Natural Conditions 663-51 – 663-52

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 663

  • Board: means the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663-51
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Effluent: means any substance discharged into state waters, publicly owned treatment works, or sewerage systems, including, but not limited to, sewage, waste, garbage, feculent matter, offal, filth, refuse, any animal, mineral, or vegetable matter or substance, and any liquid, gaseous, or solid substances. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Improved public lands: means lands designated as part of the state park system, parks, and parkways under chapter 184, or as part of a county's park system, and lands which are part of the Hawaii statewide trail and access system under chapter 198D, excluding buildings and structures constructed upon such lands. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 663-51
  • Management practices: include treatment, processing, storage, transport, use, and disposal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Permit: means written authorization from the director to discharge waste or to construct, modify, or operate any water pollution source. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, firm, association, public or private corporation, federal agency, the State or any of its political subdivisions, trust, estate, or any other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Pollution: means water pollution. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Sewage sludge: means any solid, semi-solid, or liquid residue removed during the treatment of municipal wastewater or domestic sewage. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Variance: means special written authorization from the director to cause or discharge waste or water pollution in a manner or in an amount in excess of applicable standards, or to do an act that deviates from the requirements of rules adopted under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • waste: means any liquid, gaseous, and solid substance, whether treated or not, and whether or not it pollutes or tends to pollute state waters, and "waste" excludes industrial and agricultural substances that are not combined with substances from humans or household operations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Water pollutant: means dredged spoil, solid refuse, incinerator residue, sewage, garbage, sewage sludge, munitions, chemical waste, biological materials, radioactive materials, heat, wrecked or discarded equipment, rock, sand, soil, sediment, cellar dirt and industrial, municipal, and agricultural waste. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Water pollution: means :

         (1)  Such contamination or other alteration of the physical, chemical, or biological properties of any state waters, including change in temperature, taste, color, turbidity, or odor of the waters, or

         (2)  Such discharge of any liquid, gaseous, solid, radioactive, or other substances into any state waters,

    as will or is likely to create a nuisance or render such waters unreasonably harmful, detrimental, or injurious to public health, safety, or welfare, including harm, detriment, or injury to public water supplies, fish and aquatic life and wildlife, recreational purposes and agricultural and industrial research and scientific uses of such waters or as will or is likely to violate any water quality standards, effluent standards, treatment and pretreatment standards, or standards of performance for new sources adopted by the department. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1