Sections
Part I Purpose and Definitions 674-1 – 674-2
Part II Individual Claims Review Panel 674-3 – 674-15.5
Part III Judicial Relief for Retroactive Claims by Individual Native Hawaiians 701-100 – 674-21

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 674

  • Act: means the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920, as amended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Actual damages: means direct, monetary out-of-pocket loss, excluding noneconomic damages as defined in section 663-8. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Beneficiary: means any person eligible to receive benefits of homesteading and related programs from the Hawaiian home lands trust. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Bicycle: means every vehicle propelled solely by human power upon which any person may ride, having two tandem wheels, and including any vehicle generally recognized as a bicycle though equipped with two front or two rear wheels except a toy bicycle. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Claimant: means a beneficiary who applies to the panel for a review of a claim for actual damages relating to the trust. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Commission: means the Hawaiian homes commission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Compensation: means an award of actual damages to a claimant. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Corrective action: means action to be taken by the department to correct a breach of trust, which occurred between August 21, 1959, and June 30, 1988, and was caused by an act or omission by an employee of the State in the management and disposition of trust resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Department: means the department of Hawaiian home lands. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342D-1
  • Driver: means every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Employee of the State: means the officers and employees of any state agency and any persons acting in behalf of a state agency in an official capacity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained and those private streets, as defined in section 46-16, over which the application of this chapter has been extended by ordinance, when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Intersection: means the area embraced within the prolongation or connection of the lateral curb lines, or, if none, then the lateral boundary lines of the roadways of two highways which join one another at, or approximately at, right angles, or the area within which vehicles traveling upon different highways joining at any other angle may come in conflict. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-15
  • Moped: means a device upon which a person may ride which has two or three wheels in contact with the ground, a motor having a maximum power output capability measured at the motor output shaft, in accordance with the Society of Automotive Engineers standards, of two horsepower (one thousand four hundred ninety-two watts) or less and, if it is a combustion engine, a maximum piston or rotor displacement of 3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle which is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power but not operated upon rails but excludes a moped. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Native Hawaiian: means any descendant of not less than one-half part of the blood of the races inhabiting the Hawaiian islands previous to 1778. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Panel: means the Hawaiian home lands trust individual claims review panel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Pedestrian: means any person afoot, in an invalid chair, or in a vehicle propelled by a person afoot. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • 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
  • Police officer: means every officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic or to make arrests for violations of traffic regulations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Private road or driveway: means every way or place in private ownership and used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or implied permission from the owner, but not by other persons. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Roadway: means that portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the berm or shoulder. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Sidewalk: means that portion of a street between the curb lines, or the lateral lines of a roadway, and the adjacent property lines, intended for use of pedestrians. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • standing: means the halting of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in receiving or discharging passengers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Street: means the entire width between boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Trust: means the Hawaiian home lands trust. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 674-2
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a roadway or highway, including mopeds and bicycles, but excluding toy bicycles, devices other than bicycles moved by human power, and devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • 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