94-1 Duties of department
94-1.1 Definitions
94-1.2 The state archivist
94-3 Disposal of government records generally
94-4 Certificate to same
94-8 State archives preservation and long-term access special fund; state archives preservation fee

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 94

  • Adequate supply: means an amount of medical cannabis jointly possessed between the qualifying patient and the primary caregiver that is not more than is reasonably necessary to ensure the uninterrupted availability of cannabis for the purpose of alleviating the symptoms or effects of a qualifying patient's debilitating medical condition; provided that an "adequate supply" shall not exceed:  ten cannabis plants, whether immature or mature, and four ounces of usable cannabis at any given time. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-121
  • Advanced practice registered nurse: means an advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority as described in section 457-8. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-121
  • Aquatic life: means any type or species of mammal, fish, amphibian, reptile, mollusk, crustacean, arthropod, invertebrate, coral, or other animal that inhabits the freshwater or marine environment and includes any part, product, egg, or offspring thereof; or freshwater or marine plants, including seeds, roots, products, and other parts thereof. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • articles: includes amended and restated articles of incorporation, and articles of merger. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Articles: means the articles of incorporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1
  • Association: means a consumer cooperative association. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1
  • Board: means the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • 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
  • Caregiver of a qualifying out-of-state patient: means a parent, guardian, or person having legal custody of a qualifying out-of-state patient who is under the age of eighteen years. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-121
  • 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
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Consumer cooperative association: means a group enterprise, organized on a cooperative basis and incorporated under this chapter such that:

         (1)  Each member has one vote and only one vote, except as may be altered in the articles or bylaws of a secondary cooperative by provision for voting by member organizations;

         (2)  The maximum rate at which any return is paid on share or membership capital is limited; and

         (3)  The allocation or distribution of net savings after making provision for such separate funds as may be required or specially permitted by statute, articles, or bylaws, is made to member patrons or to all patrons, in proportion to their patronage; or is allocated in a manner which benefits the general welfare of all of the members of the association. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1

  • Corporation: means a nonprofit corporation unless otherwise specified. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Debilitating medical condition: means :

         (1)  Cancer, glaucoma, lupus, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or the treatment of these conditions;

         (2)  A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:

              (A)  Cachexia or wasting syndrome;

              (B)  Severe pain;

              (C)  Severe nausea;

              (D)  Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy;

              (E)  Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis or Crohn's disease; or

              (F)  Post-traumatic stress disorder; or

         (3)  Any other medical condition approved by the department of health pursuant to administrative rules in response to a request from a physician or advanced practice registered nurse or potentially qualifying patient. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-121

  • Deliver: includes mail. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Department: means the department of budget and finance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-191
  • Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 187A-1
  • Department: means the department of public safety. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-1
  • 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
  • Directors: means the board of directors of an association. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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
  • Domestic corporation: means a corporation organized under the laws of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Electric utility cooperative association: means a consumer cooperative association that provides electric utility service as a public utility. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1
  • Energy project: means any facilities for each single project or multiproject program of a project party, including a publicly owned energy cooperative, which is certified by the public utilities commission as being for the local furnishing of electric energy or gas; provided that any new generating unit for the production or generation of electric energy from fossil fuels shall not be considered an energy project for purposes of this part unless specifically authorized in any act providing for the authorization of the issuance of bonds pursuant to this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-191
  • 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
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation organized under a law other than the law of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Interest-dividends: means the return on share, membership fee, or membership capital of the association which is limited in accordance with section 421C-19. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Marijuana: means all parts of the plant (genus) Cannabis whether growing or not; the seeds thereof, the resin extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant, its seeds, or resin. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-1
  • Medical use: means the acquisition, possession, cultivation, use, distribution, or transportation of cannabis or paraphernalia relating to the administration of cannabis to alleviate the symptoms or effects of a qualifying patient's debilitating medical condition; provided that "medical use" does not include the cultivation or distribution of cannabis or paraphernalia by a qualifying out-of-state patient or the caregiver of a qualifying out-of-state patient. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-121
  • 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
  • Member: means a member of either a stock or a nonstock association in accordance with section 421C-3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1
  • 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
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • Net savings: means the total income of an association minus the costs of operation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1
  • Non-escheat patronage refunds: means patronage refunds from an electric utility cooperative association for which a five-year period has elapsed since the patronage refunds were made and for which no claims have been made by the patrons to whom the refunds were allocated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-21
  • Person: means individual, corporation, government, or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-1
  • Person: includes any individual or entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Physician: means a person who is licensed to practice under chapter 453 and is licensed with authority to prescribe drugs and is registered under section 329-32. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-121
  • Physician-patient relationship: means the collaborative relationship between physicians and their patients. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-1
  • Prescription: means an order for medication, which is dispensed to or for an ultimate user. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-1
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Primary caregiver: means a person eighteen years of age or older, other than the qualifying patient and the qualifying patient's physician or advanced practice registered nurse, who has agreed to undertake responsibility for managing the well-being of the qualifying patient with respect to the medical use of cannabis. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-121
  • 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
  • Production: includes the manufacture, planting, cultivation, growing, or harvesting of a controlled substance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-1
  • Project: means any energy project or telecommunications project. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-191
  • Project agreement: means any agreement entered into under this part by the department with the project party for the financing from the proceeds of special purpose revenue bonds of a telecommunications project or an energy project, including without limitation any loan agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-191
  • Project party: means an electric or gas utility, including a publicly owned energy cooperative, serving the general public and that is regulated by the public utilities commission under chapter 269, or a telecommunications carrier or telecommunications common carrier, whether or not subject to regulation by the public utilities commission under chapter 269. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39A-191
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Qualifying patient: means a person who has been diagnosed by a physician or advanced practice registered nurse as having a debilitating medical condition. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-121
  • Secretary: means the corporate officer to whom the board of directors has delegated responsibility under section 414D-153(b) for preparing the minutes of the directors' and members' meetings and for authenticating the records of the corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Share or membership capital: refers to the capital paid into an association by a member in accordance with section 421C-3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 421C-1
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, and any area subject to the legal authority of the United States of America. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-1
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • United States: includes district, authority, bureau, commission, department, and any other agency of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414D-14
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Written certification: means the qualifying patient's medical records or a statement signed by a qualifying patient's physician or advanced practice registered nurse, stating that in the physician's or advanced practice registered nurse's professional opinion, the qualifying patient has a debilitating medical condition and the potential benefits of the medical use of cannabis would likely outweigh the health risks for the qualifying patient. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 329-121