Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Title 12 > Subtitle 1 - Public Lands
- Accidental harm: means bodily injury, death, sickness, or disease caused by a motor vehicle accident to a person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
- Administrator: means the administrator of forestry and wildlife. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 185-1
- Advertisement: means any communication, excluding sundry items such as bumper stickers, that:
(1) Identifies a candidate directly or by implication, or identifies an issue or question that will appear on the ballot at the next applicable election; and
(2) Advocates or supports the nomination, opposition, or election of the candidate, or advocates the passage or defeat of the issue or question on the ballot. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
- Agency: means the judiciary, any executive department, independent commission, board, authority, bureau, office, other establishment of the State (except the legislature and its agencies), or public corporation that is supported in whole or in part by state funds, or any agent thereof, authorized by law to expend available moneys; provided that the Hawaii health systems corporation and its regional system boards shall not be governed by this chapter for any financing agreement unless it elects to be. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Agency: means any executive department, independent commission, board, agency, authority, bureau, office, or other establishment of the state government (except the legislature and the judiciary), or any quasi-public institution which is supported in whole or in part by state funds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Air transportation: means the holding out to the general public of or the undertaking to provide the carriage of persons or property, except for United States mail, by air, for compensation or hire between any pair of points, both of which are within the State of Hawaii, unless the carriage is part of the continuous carriage of the persons or property to or from a point outside the State of Hawaii. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Aircraft: means any craft or other artificial contrivance of whatever description that is used or capable of being used, or intended to be used, as a means of transportation by air. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Airport: means any area of land or water designed and set aside for the landing and taking-off of all aircraft and utilized or to be utilized in the interest of the public for such purposes;
"Airport hazard" means any structure or tree which obstructs the air space required for the flight of aircraft in landing or taking-off at an airport, or any use of land which creates a dangerous condition, including the placement of strong lights which blind pilots during such operations;
"Airport hazard area" means any area of land or water upon which an airport hazard might be established if not prevented as provided in this chapter;
"Airport protection" means protection against an airport hazard;
"Department" means the department of transportation;
"Director" means the director of transportation or the director's authorized representative;
"Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, unincorporated association, joint stock association, or any trustee, receiver, assignee, or other similar representative thereof; or the State or any of its political subdivisions, or agencies thereof;
"Structure" means any object constructed or installed by humans, including, but without limitation, buildings, towers, smokestacks, chimneys, and overhead transmission lines;
"Tree" means any object of natural growth. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 262-1
- 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.
- Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
- Animal unit: means one mature cow or horse; two yearling steers or heifers; five mature sheep; twelve weaned lambs; two colts. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Annual state ceiling: means the principal amount of private activity bonds which may be issued in each calendar year by all issuers and counties in the State under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as the same may be amended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39B-1
- Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
- Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
- 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.
- Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
- Appraisers: means one or more, but not more than three, real estate appraisers appointed by the board. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-71
- Articles of incorporation: include amended and restated articles of incorporation and articles of merger. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
- Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
- Attorney general: means the attorney general of the State or any duly designated deputy attorney general. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Attorney general: means the attorney general of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 41D-1
- Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
- Available moneys: means moneys appropriated or otherwise made available, from time to time, by the legislature to pay amounts due under a financing agreement for the fiscal period in which the payments are due, together with any unexpended proceeds of the financing agreement, and any reserves or other amounts that have been deposited in trust to pay amounts due under the financing agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Ballot: includes :
(1) A ballot summary reflecting a complete record of the ballot selections made by a voter utilizing an HTML ballot or similar accessible ballot that produces a ballot summary;
(2) A voter verifiable paper audit trail in the event there is a discrepancy between a voting machine's electronic record of the voted ballot and the voter verifiable paper audit trail; and
(3) A ballot used in an election by mail pursuant to part VIIA, including a ballot approved for electronic transmission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-1
- Ballot issue committee: means a noncandidate committee that has the exclusive purpose of making or receiving contributions, making expenditures, or incurring financial obligations for or against any question or issue appearing on the ballot at the next applicable election. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
- Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
- Bequest: Property gifted by will.
- Board: means the board of water supply of each county;
"Council" means the council of each county;
"County" means a county or city and county of the State;
"County attorney" means the legal advisor of a county;
"County auditor" means the auditor or finance officer of a county performing the audit function;
"County treasurer" means the county official maintaining its treasury;
"Mayor" means the executive officer of a county. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-11
- Board: means the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 173A-2
- Board: means the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Board: means the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 185-1
- Bond: means any bond, note, or other evidence of indebtedness or lease with separately stated principal and interest components or certificates of participation therein. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39C-1
- Bonds: means bonds, notes, and other instruments of indebtedness. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 47-1
- Branch: means an area comprising a county of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 185-1
- Business day: means any day excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and state or federal holidays. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-1
- Campaign funds: means contributions, interest, rebates, refunds, loans, or advances received by a candidate committee or noncandidate committee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Candidate: means an individual who seeks nomination for election or seeks election to office. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Candidate committee: means an organization, association, or individual that receives campaign funds, makes expenditures, or incurs financial obligations on behalf of a candidate with the candidate's authorization. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Capital: means :
(1) The aggregate par value or other amount received and allocated to the issued and outstanding capital stock of a financial institution; or
(2) The total amount of a credit union's outstanding and unimpaired membership shares or share accounts. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- capital investment: includes plan, land acquisition, design, construction, and equipment and furnishing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Capital investment costs: means costs, beyond the research and development phase, associated with capital improvements, including the acquisition and development of land, the design and construction of new facilities, and the making of renovations or additions to existing facilities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Car-sharing organization: means a rental motor vehicle lessor that operates a membership program in which:
(1) Self-service access to a fleet of vehicles is provided, with or without requiring a reservation, exclusively to members of the organization who have paid a membership fee;
(2) Members are charged a usage rate, either hourly or by the minute, for each use of a vehicle;
(3) Members are not required to enter into a separate written agreement with the organization each time the member reserves and uses a vehicle; and
(4) The average paid use period for all vehicles provided by the organization during any taxable period is six hours or less. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
- carrier: means any person or entity who has received a certificate issued by the commission and who undertakes or holds itself out to the general public as engaging directly or indirectly in the transportation by air of passengers or property, or both, for compensation or hire within the State or between points within the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Carrying capacity: means the maximum number of animal units which an area will support over a period of years without injury to the soil, forage resources, tree growth, watershed, or unwarranted interference with other services of the land. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Cash freehold: means a right of possession to land under an agreement called a freehold agreement under § 73 of the Hawaiian Organic Act. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-97
- Certificate: means a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued under this chapter to a Hawaii air carrier. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Certificate of occupation: means an instrument preliminary to a homestead lease, giving the applicant possession of land. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-97
- Chairperson: means the chairperson of the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Clearly identified: means the inclusion of name, photograph or other similar image, or other unambiguous identification of a candidate. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Commercial unit: means such a unit of goods as by commercial usage is a single whole for purposes of lease and division of which materially impairs its character or value on the market or in use. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
- Commission: means the air carrier commission established pursuant to § 261E-4. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Commission: means the campaign spending commission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Commission: means the legacy land conservation commission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 173A-2
- Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- Commissioner: means any person appointed to the commission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Committee: means the joint legislative budget committee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 21F-2
- Committee: means the access Hawaii committee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 27G-1
- Company: means any corporation, partnership, trust (business or otherwise), association, joint venture, pool syndicate, unincorporated organization, or any form of business entity not specifically listed herein and, unless specifically excluded, a financial institution; provided that "company" does not mean any trust existing on July 1, 1993, which under its terms must terminate within twenty-five years, or not later than twenty-one years and ten months after the death of individuals living on the effective date of the trust. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Comptroller: means the comptroller of the State as designated in § 26-6. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 41D-1
- Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
- Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
- continuous carriage: means transportation by air which does not include a stopover of more than twenty-four hours. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Contribution: means :
(1) A gift, subscription, deposit of money or anything of value, or cancellation of a debt or legal obligation and includes the purchase of tickets to fundraisers, for the purpose of:
(A) Influencing the nomination for election, or the election, of any person to office;
(B) Influencing the outcome of any question or issue that has been certified to appear on the ballot at the next applicable election; or
(C) Use by any candidate committee or noncandidate committee for the purpose of subparagraph (A) or (B);
(2) The payment, by any person or party other than a candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee, of compensation for the services of another person that are rendered to the candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee without charge or at an unreasonably low charge for a purpose listed in paragraph (1);
(3) A contract, promise, or agreement to make a contribution; or
(4) Any loans or advances that are not documented or disclosed to the commission as provided in § 11-372;
"Contribution" does not include:
(1) Services voluntarily provided without compensation by individuals to or on behalf of a candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee;
(2) A candidate's expenditure of the candidate's own funds; provided that this expenditure shall be reportable as other receipts and expenditures;
(3) Any loans or advances to the candidate committee; provided that these loans or advances shall be reported as loans; or
(4) An individual, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee engaging in internet activities for the purpose of influencing an election if:
(A) The individual, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee is uncompensated for the internet activities; or
(B) The individual, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee uses equipment or services for uncompensated internet activities, regardless of who owns the equipment and services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- 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.
- County: means the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui and the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 47-1
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Decedent: A deceased person.
- Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Department: means the department of budget and finance of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Department: means the department of taxation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
- Department: means the department of budget and finance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39B-1
- Department: means the department of budget and finance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39C-1
- Department: means the department of accounting and general services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 41D-1
- Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 173A-2
- Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 185-1
- Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 188F-1
- Department director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs, unless the context otherwise requires. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Departmental earnings: means the amounts collected by governmental agencies for services provided and products or property sold; rentals collected for use of public property; fees, fines, forfeitures, and penalties assessed; and other related types of charges. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
- 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.
- Depository institution: means a financial institution that is authorized to accept deposits under its chartering or licensing authority and includes a bank, savings bank, savings and loan association, depository financial services loan company, credit union, or intra-Pacific bank. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- deposits: means money or its equivalent received or held by a person in the usual course of business and for which it has given or is obligated to give credit, either conditionally or unconditionally, to a demand, checking, savings, time, passbook, negotiable order of withdrawal, thrift, or share account, or which is evidenced by its passbook, certificate of deposit, thrift certificate, investment certificate, certificate of indebtedness, or other similar instrument, or a check, draft, or share draft drawn against a deposit account and certified by a person, on which the person is primarily liable. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- Devise: To gift property by will.
- Director: means the director of finance of the State or any duly designated deputy director of finance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Director: means any member of the board of directors of a financial institution, whether or not receiving compensation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- Director of finance: means the director of finance of each county or of the county concerned, and includes the director's duly authorized deputies and subordinates. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
- Director of finance: means the director of finance of each county. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 47-1
- Disaster area: means an area proclaimed by the governor to be a disaster area. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-85
- Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
- Distribution: means a direct or indirect transfer of money or other property (except its own shares) or incurrence of indebtedness by a corporation to or for the benefit of its shareholders in respect of any of its shares. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- District: means , unless otherwise specified, the district of political representation associated with a state representative. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-1
- District: means the land district as constituted under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Donation: means all transfers of money, credit or debit card transactions, online payments, payments made through a third party, paid personal services, or transfers of any other thing of value to a nonprofit organization. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- Donor: means a person that makes a donation to a nonprofit organization subject to this chapter and operating as a noncandidate committee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Earmarked funds: means contributions received by a candidate committee or noncandidate committee on the condition that the funds be contributed to or expended on certain candidates, issues, or questions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Election: means any election for office or for determining a question or issue provided by law or ordinance. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Election period: means :
(1) The two-year time period between the day after the general election through the day of the next general election, if a candidate is seeking nomination or election to a two-year office;
(2) The four-year time period between the day after the general election through the day of the next general election, if a candidate is seeking nomination or election to a four-year office; or
(3) For a special election, the period between the day after the general election for that office through the day of the special election. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Electric foot scooter: means a device:
(1) Weighing less than seventy-five pounds;
(2) With two or three wheels;
(3) With handlebars;
(4) With either:
(A) A floorboard that can be stood upon while riding; or
(B) A seat or saddle for the use of the rider and stationary footrests;
(5) That is powered by an electric motor or human power; and
(6) Whose maximum speed, with or without human propulsion on a paved level surface, does not exceed fifteen miles per hour. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
- Electronic smoking device: means any electronic product that can be used to aerosolize and deliver nicotine or other substances to the person inhaling from the device, including but not limited to an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, or electronic pipe, and any cartridge or other component of the device or related product. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 28-162
- Electronic transmission: means any form of communication, not directly involving the physical transmission of paper, that creates a record that may be retained, retrieved, and reviewed by a recipient thereof, and that may be directly reproduced in paper form by such a recipient through an automated process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
- Employee: includes an officer but not a director. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
- Entity: means one or more individuals, a company, corporation, a partnership, an association, or any other type of legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 28-162
- 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 414-3
- Equipment and services: includes computers, software, internet domain names, internet service providers, and any other technology that is used to provide access to or use of the Internet. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- 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
- Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
- Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
- 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.
- Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
- Expenditure: means :
(1) Any purchase or transfer of money or anything of value, or promise or agreement to purchase or transfer money or anything of value, or payment incurred or made, or the use or consumption of a nonmonetary contribution for the purpose of:
(A) Influencing the nomination for election, or the election, of any person seeking nomination for election or election to office, whether or not the person has filed the person's nomination papers;
(B) Influencing the outcome of any question or issue that has been certified to appear on the ballot at the next applicable election; or
(C) Use by any party for the purposes set out in subparagraph (A) or (B);
(2) Any payment, by any person other than a candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee, of compensation for the services of another person that are rendered to the candidate, candidate committee, or noncandidate committee for any of the purposes mentioned in paragraph (1)(A); provided that payment under this paragraph shall include provision of services without charge; or
(3) The expenditure by a candidate of the candidate's own funds for the purposes set out in paragraph (1)(A). See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
- Federal: means belonging to, part of, or related to the government of the United States of America. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- Federal aid interstate: means funds received or reasonably anticipated to be received from the federal government for the purpose of constructing the interstate highway system in the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Federal aid primary: means funds received or reasonably anticipated to be received from the federal government for the purpose of constructing primary roadways. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Federal aid secondary: means funds received or reasonably anticipated to be received from the federal government for the purpose of constructing secondary roadways. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Federal aid urban: means funds received or reasonably anticipated to be received from the federal government for the purpose of constructing roads in urban areas. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Federal funds: means financial aid received or reasonably anticipated to be received from the federal government. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
- federal-aid: as used in this part means supplies, allowances of damages to state or county property by federal agencies, grants-in-aid, allocation of federal funds, to be matched by state funds, or otherwise, the furnishing of equipment and supplies and all other aids, grants, furnishings, assistance, advancements, and reimbursements that may be provided by federal legislation, present or future, and which may be available to the State or its political subdivisions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 29-11
- Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
- Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
- Financial institution: means any organization authorized to do business under state or federal laws relating to financial institutions, including without limitation banks, savings banks, savings and loan companies or associations, financial services loan companies, and credit unions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Financing agreement: means any lease purchase agreement, installment sale agreement, loan agreement, line of credit, or other agreement of the department or, with the approval of the director, and any agency, to finance the improvement, use, or acquisition of real or personal property that is or will be owned or operated by one or more agencies of the State, the department, or any agency, or to refinance previously executed financing agreements including certificates of participation relating thereto. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Financing agreement: means any lease purchase agreement, installment sale agreement, loan agreement, line of credit, or any other agreement to finance the improvement, use, or acquisition of real or personal property that is or will be owned or operated by the State or any agency or to refinance any such previously executed financing agreement including certificates of participation relating thereto. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
- You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
- The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
- The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
- Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
- Foreign corporation: means a corporation for profit incorporated under a law other than the law of this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- Freeholder: means a person holding land under a freehold agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-97
- Full cost: means the total cost of a program, system or capability, including research and development costs, capital investment costs, and operating costs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- General fund: means the fund used to account for all transactions which are not accounted for in another fund. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- General obligation bonds: means bonds, notes, or other instruments of indebtedness for the payment of the principal and interest of which the full faith and credit of the State are pledged. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Goods: means all things that are movable at the time of identification to the lease contract, or are fixtures (§ 490:2A-309), but the term does not include money, documents, instruments, accounts, chattel paper, general intangibles, or minerals or the like, including oil and gas, before extraction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
- Governing body: means the councils of the counties, or any other body exercising the legislative powers of a county. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39B-1
- Government agency: means any government agency that stores, gathers, or generates public information, including all branches of government, all executive departments, boards, and commissions of the State or counties, and all public corporations created by the legislature. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 27G-1
- Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
- Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
- 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.
- Hilo community economic district: means the area beginning at the intersection of Manono Street and Kamehameha Avenue, extending south to Piilani Street, east from Piilani Street to Kalanikoa Street to include Hoolulu Park, and west from the intersection of Manono Street and Piilani Street to tax map key 3-2-2-031-001, inclusive along the coastline to Maile Street until its intersection with Kilauea Avenue and then to Aupuni Street and beyond to include the following tax map keys until intersection with Ponahawai Street: 3-2-2-013-003, 3-2-2-012-001, 3-2-2-012-016, 3-2-2-011-01, and 3-2-2-007-018; extending makai to tax map key 3-2-3-002-016, along the coastline and including tax map key 3-2-2-001-006 until intersection with Lihiwai Street; those lands bounded or abutting Lihiwai Street, inclusive through Banyan Drive until its intersection with Kamehameha Avenue; from Kamehameha Avenue at its intersection with Kalanianaole Avenue and extending east on Kalanianaole Avenue to include those abutting lands until tax map key 3-2-1-010-033 on the mauka side of the road and tax map key 3-2-1-01-1010 on the makai side of Kalanianaole Avenue, to include also any of those lands on Ocean View Drive makai of Kalanianaole Avenue and the lands mauka on Silva Street and Keaa Street; the lands within the Hilo airport area managed by the department of land and natural resources as identified on tax map key 3-2-1-12; and the lands abutting or bounded by Kanoelehua Avenue extending south to Makaala Street, then east on Makaala Street to Railroad Avenue then north on Railroad Avenue until Leilani Street and east on Leilani Street until tax map key 3-2-2-037-144, then west on Leilani Street until its intersection with Kanoelehua Avenue; and all those lands abutting or bounded by Pohaku Street, Kukila Street, Halekauila Street, and Lanikaula Street as identified on tax map key 3-2-2-58; on Kanoelehua Avenue heading north from Makaala Street those lands mauka including those lands on Makaala Street, Holumua Street, Pookela Street, Wiwoole Street, and Kawili Street as identified on tax map key 3-2-2-049 and 3-2-2-050; then on Kanoelehua Avenue North from Kawili Street and Kalanikoa Street from Piilani Street until they intersect with Kamehameha Avenue. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-191
- Holder of record having a security interest: is a person who is the owner or possessor of a security interest in any land covered in § 171-21 and who has filed with the bureau of conveyances of the State and with the department a copy of the interest. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Homestead lease: means a lease of land made for a term of nine hundred and ninety-nine years, under provisions of law which were repealed by § 3 of Joint Resolution 12, Session Laws of 1949, ratified by the Congress of the United States by the Act of September 1, 1950 (64 Stat. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-97
- House: means the state house of representatives. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 21F-2
- Immediate family: means a candidate's spouse or reciprocal beneficiary, as defined in § 572C-3, and any child, parent, grandparent, brother, or sister of the candidate, and the spouses or reciprocal beneficiaries of such persons. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- 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
- Independent expenditure: means an expenditure by a person expressly advocating the election or defeat of a clearly identified candidate that is not made in concert or cooperation with or at the request or suggestion of the candidate, the candidate committee, a party, or their agents. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Individual: means a natural person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Individual: means a natural person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
- Insured: means :
(1) The person identified by name as insured in a motor vehicle insurance policy complying with § 431:10C-301; and
(2) A person residing in the same household with a named insured, specifically:
(A) A spouse or reciprocal beneficiary or other relative of a named insured; and
(B) A minor in the custody of a named insured or of a relative residing in the same household with a named insured. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
- Insurer: means every person holding a valid certificate of authority to engage in the business of making contracts of motor vehicle insurance in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
- Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
- Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
- Internet: means the global information system that is logically linked together by a globally unique address space based on the internet protocol (IP), or its subsequent extension; and that is able to support communications using the transmission control protocol/internet protocol (TCP/IP) suite, or its subsequent extension, or other IP-compatible protocols; and that provides, uses, or makes accessible, either publicly or privately, information to users. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 27G-1
- Internet activities: include :
(1) Sending or forwarding electronic messages;
(2) Providing a hyperlink or other direct access to another person's website;
(4) Creating, maintaining, or hosting a website;
(5) Paying a nominal fee for the use of another person's website; and
(6) Any other form of communication distributed over the Internet. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Internet portal: means the centralized electronic information system by which public information is provided via dial-in modem or continuous link to the public through subscriptions. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 27G-1
- Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
- Issuer: means any state department, board, commission, officer, or authority, or private not-for-profit corporation authorized under the laws of the State to issue private activity bonds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39B-1
- Issuer: means any state or county department, board, commission, authority or officer, or not-for-profit corporation authorized to issue bonds under the laws of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39C-1
- Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
- Land: includes all interests therein and natural resources including water, minerals, and all such things connected with land, unless otherwise expressly provided. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Land: means the earth, water, and air, above, below, or on the surface, and includes easements and rights in land, and any improvement on land. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 173A-2
- Land agent: means the land agent of the public lands of the district where the land is situated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Land license: means a privilege granted to enter land for a certain special purpose such as the removal of timber, soil, sand, gravel, stone, hapuu, and plants, but not including water rights, ground or surface, nor removal of minerals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Land patent: means a government grant of real estate in fee simple. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- lease: means a residential lease made by the board of land and natural resources under this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-71
- Lease: means the right to possess and use land for a term of years. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Lease payments: means payments made by the State or any agency under any financing agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
- Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
- Lessee: means a person who acquires the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
- Lessee: means the lessee under a residential lease and the successors in interest of the lessee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-71
- Lessor: means any person in the business of providing rental motor vehicles to the public. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
- Lessor: means a person who transfers the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
- Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
- Limited liability company: means a business entity that is recognized as a limited liability company under the laws of the state in which it is established. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Line of credit: means an account at a financial institution under which the financial institution agrees to lend money to the department or to an agency, with the approval of the director and the agency, from time to time to finance one or more projects that are authorized by this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Loan: means an advance of money, goods, or services, with a promise to repay in full or in part within a specified period of time. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Management area: means the West Hawaii regional fishery management area established in § 188F-2. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 188F-1
- Manager: means the forestry and wildlife manager of a designated branch. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 185-1
- month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
- Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
- Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
- Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
- Motor vehicle: means every vehicle which is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power but which is not operated upon rails, but excludes mopeds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
- Motor vehicle: means any vehicle of a type required to be registered under chapter 286, including a trailer attached to such a vehicle, but not including motorcycles and motor scooters. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
- Motor vehicle insurance policy: means an insurance policy that meets the requirements of § 431:10C-301. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
- National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
- Natural disaster: means any disaster caused by seismic or tidal wave, tsunami, hurricane, volcanic eruption, typhoon, earthquake, or flood. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-85
- net weight: means the actual weight of such vehicle, as determined on a standard scale, including all equipment and accessories ordinarily attached to and used on the vehicle and, in the case of a motor vehicle, the maximum fuel, oil, and water possible of being carried for its operation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
- Newspaper: means a publication of general distribution in the State issued once or more per month, which is written and published in the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
- Noncandidate committee: means an organization, association, party, or individual that has the purpose of making or receiving contributions, making expenditures, or incurring financial obligations to influence the nomination for election, or the election, of any candidate to office, or for or against any question or issue on the ballot; provided that a noncandidate committee does not include:
(1) A candidate committee;
(2) Any individual making a contribution or making an expenditure of the individual's own funds or anything of value that the individual originally acquired for the individual's own use and not for the purpose of evading any provision of this part; or
(3) Any organization that raises or expends funds for the sole purpose of producing and disseminating informational or educational communications that are not made to influence the outcome of an election, question, or issue on a ballot. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Nonprofit organization: means an organization that is exempt from federal taxation under § 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-21
- Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
- Objective: means a statement of the end result, product, or condition desired, for the accomplishment of which a course of action is to be taken. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- 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.
- Occupier: means a person entitled to the possession of land under a certificate of occupation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-97
- Office: means the office of the legislative analyst. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 21F-2
- Office: means the office of wellness and resilience. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 27-61
- Office: means any Hawaii elective public or constitutional office, excluding county neighborhood board and federal elective offices. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- operating: include personal services, current lease payments, other current expenses, equipment, and motor vehicles. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Operating costs: means recurring costs of operating, supporting and maintaining authorized programs, including costs for personnel salaries and wages, employee fringe benefits, lease payments, supplies, materials, equipment, and motor vehicles. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Other receipts: means the candidate's own funds, interest, rebates, refunds, and any other funds received by a candidate committee or noncandidate committee, but does not include contributions received from other persons or loans. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
- Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
- 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.
- Party: means any political party that satisfies the requirements of § 11-61. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Permanent position: means a position, the existence of which has no time limitation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Person: means , when appropriate to the context, not only individuals, but corporations, firms, associations, and societies. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:10C-103
- Person: means a natural person, entity or organization, including without limitation an individual, corporation, joint venture, partnership, sole proprietorship, association, cooperative, estate, trust, or governmental unit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- Person: includes individual and entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Person: means an individual, a partnership, a candidate committee or noncandidate committee, a party, an association, a corporation, a business entity, an organization, or a labor union and its auxiliary committees. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Person: means one or more individuals and does not include any partnership, firm, or corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-71
- Person: includes individual, partnership, corporation, and association, except as otherwise defined in this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Personal property: means tangible personal property, software, and fixtures. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- place of business: means the entire premises occupied by a retailer of electronic smoking devices and shall include but is not limited to any store, stand, outlet, vehicle, cart, location, vending machine, or structure from which electronic smoking devices are sold or distributed to a consumer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 28-162
- Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
- Plan: means the West Hawaii regional fishery management area plan established in § 188F-4. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 188F-1
- Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
- Political committees established and maintained by a national political party: means :
(1) The National Committee;
(2) The House Campaign Committee; and
(3) The Senate Campaign Committee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Portal manager: means the entity or person engaged to manage and operate the internet portal on behalf of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 27G-1
- Position: means a specific job, whether occupied or vacant, consisting of all duties and responsibilities assigned or delegated by competent authority, requiring the full- or part-time employment of one person. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- 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.
- Precinct: means the smallest political subdivision established by law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-1
- 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.
- Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
- Probate: Proving a will
- Proceeding: includes civil suit and criminal, administrative, and investigatory action. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Program: means a combination of resources and activities designed to achieve an objective or objectives. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Program structure: means a display of programs which are grouped in accordance with the objectives to be achieved, or the functions to be performed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Project: means the real and personal property to be acquired or improved by the department or an agency with the proceeds of a financing agreement of the department or the agency, respectively, or provided to the agency by the department. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- property abandoned: means any and all property, including personal property, items, materials, equipment, fixtures, motor vehicles, or vessels, that has been left unattended on land owned or controlled by the State without authority for a continuous period of more than twenty-four hours. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Property rights: means , with respect to personal property, the rights of a secured party under chapter 490, and, with respect to real property, the rights of a trustee or lender under a lease authorized by § 37D-3(4). See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
- Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
- Public purpose: as used in this chapter , unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, includes but shall not be limited to all public uses, the straightening of boundaries of public lands, acquisition of access to landlocked public lands, the consolidation of the holdings of public lands, development of houselots, farmlots, and industrial parks. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-1
- Qualifying contribution: means an aggregate monetary contribution of $100 or less by an individual Hawaii resident during a matching payment period that is received after a candidate files a statement of intent to seek public funds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Rates: includes rates, fares, and charges of whatever kind and nature unless the context indicates otherwise. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
- Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
- Reimbursable general obligation bonds: means general obligation bonds issued for a public undertaking, improvement, or system from which revenues, or user taxes, or a combination of both, may be derived for the payment of the principal and interest as reimbursement to the general fund and for which reimbursement is required by law, and, in the case of general obligation bonds issued by the State for a political subdivision, general obligation bonds for which the payment of the principal and interest as reimbursement to the general fund is required by law to be made from the revenue of the political subdivision. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Related company: means a company or persons that directly, or indirectly through one or more subsidiaries, affiliates, or a holding company, controls or is controlled by, or is under common control with, a Hawaii air carrier. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
- Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
- Research and development costs: means costs primarily associated with the development of a new program, system or capability to the point where capital and/or operating costs are required to introduce the program, system or capability into operational use. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Resource categories: means types of resources and includes tax revenues, departmental earnings, and federal receipts. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Revenue bonds: means all bonds payable from the revenues, or user taxes, or any combination of both, of a public undertaking, improvement, system, or loan program and any loan made thereunder and secured as may be provided by law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Revolving fund: means a fund from which is paid the cost of goods and services rendered or furnished to or by a state agency and which is replenished through charges made for the goods or services or through transfers from other accounts or funds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Risk manager: means the risk manager described in § 41D-7. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 41D-1
- Runoff election: means any single election required by county charters preceded by an election that failed to elect a candidate. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-1
- Senate: means the state senate. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 21F-2
- Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
- 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.
- Shareholder: means the person in whose name shares are registered in the records of a corporation or the beneficial owner of shares to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with a corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Shares: means the units into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Software: includes software, training, and maintenance contracts related to the operation of computer equipment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37D-1
- Special election: means any election other than a primary or general election. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Special funds: means funds which are dedicated or set aside by law for a specified object or purpose, but excluding revolving funds and trust funds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- State ceiling: means any annual or other limit on the principal amount of bonds that may be issued by issuers, with tax exempt interest, tax credits, interest subsidies or other benefits under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, which limit is imposed under or pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Public Law 111-5, or any subsequent federal legislation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 39C-1
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
- Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
- Substantial improvements: means any renovation, rehabilitation, reconstruction, or construction of the existing improvements, including minimum requirements for off-site and on-site improvements, the cost of which equals or exceeds thirty per cent of the market value of the existing improvements that the lessee or the lessee and developer install, construct, and complete by the date of completion of the total development. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-191
- Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
- Supplier: means a person from whom a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased under a finance lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
- Surcharge tax: means the rental motor vehicle and tour vehicle surcharge tax established under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
- surplus: includes retained earnings, whether or not transferred or allocated to surplus. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- Tax revenues: means the amounts collected from compulsory charges, in the form of taxes, levied by the State for the purpose of financing services performed for the common public benefit. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Temporary position: means a position, the existence of which has a time limitation, or a position that is not otherwise a permanent position. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Testify: Answer questions in court.
- Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
- this State: means the State of Hawaii, its political subdivisions, agencies, and departments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 412:1-109
- Tour vehicle: means any vehicle, including vans, minibuses, and buses used for the purpose of transporting persons for pleasure or sightseeing trips, or transporting persons to pleasure or sightseeing cruises or destinations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
- Tour vehicle operator: means a person who owns, manages, or dispatches tour vehicles. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
- Transportation of persons: includes every service in connection with or incidental to the comfort or convenience of persons transported and the receipt, carriage, and delivery of these persons and their baggage. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Transportation of property: includes every service in connection with or incidental to the transportation of property, including in particular its receipt, carriage, preservation, and delivery, and all incidental services affecting these activities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 261E-2
- Trauma-informed care task force: means the trauma-informed care task force established pursuant to Act 209, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 27-61
- Treasurer: means a person appointed under § 11-324 and unless expressly indicated otherwise, includes deputy treasurers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-302
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- Trust fund: means a fund in which designated persons or classes of persons have a vested beneficial interest or equitable ownership, or which was created or established by a gift, grant, contribution, devise or bequest that limits the use of the fund to designated objects or purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Unfunded actuarial accrued liability: means the portion of the actuarial accrued liability, including the present value of benefits presently being paid to retirees, that exceeds the value of current assets. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- United States: includes district, authority, bureau, commission, department, and any other agency of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- urban renewal plan: means a plan, as it exists from time to time, for an urban renewal project, which plan (1) shall conform to the master plan for the county as a whole; or if there is no master plan for the county as a whole, then to the master plan for the urban area as a whole of which the urban renewal project area constitutes a part; and (2) shall be sufficiently complete to indicate such land acquisition, demolition, and removal of structures, redevelopment, improvements, and rehabilitation as may be proposed to be carried out in the area of the urban renewal project, zoning and planning changes, if any, land uses, maximum densities, building requirements, and the plan's relationship to definite local objectives respecting appropriate land uses; improved traffic, public transportation, public utilities, recreational and community facilities, and other public improvements. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 53-52
- User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
- Value added electronic services: means services, including but not limited to:
(1) Providing periodic, continual, and ongoing access to information maintained by a government agency without requiring separate requests for information as it is created;
(2) Compiling data or performing other research services;
(3) Permitting the electronic filing of reports, renewals, or application; or
(4) Enabling the transaction of business over the internet portal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 27G-1
- Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
- Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, but excludes devices moved by human power or devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks and mopeds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 249-1
- vehicle: means every vehicle which is:
(1) Self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power but which is not operated upon rails which is rented or leased or offered for rent or lease in this State, whether for personal or commercial use, for a period of six months or less; and
(2) Designed to carry seventeen passengers or fewer. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 251-1
- Vicing position: means a temporary position created to backfill for an incumbent who is on an extended period of authorized leave of absence. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 37-62
- Voter service center: means a location within the county of the voter's registration address established pursuant to § 11-109 to serve all of the following purposes:
(1) Receive return envelopes for absentee ballots pursuant to chapter 15;
(2) Receive return identification envelopes in an election by mail conducted pursuant to part VIIA;
(3) Provide voting machine services for persons with disabilities pursuant to the Help America Vote Act of 2002, P. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-1
- Voting group: means all shares of one or more classes or series that under the articles of incorporation or this chapter are entitled to vote and be counted together collectively on a matter at a meeting of shareholders. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 414-3
- Voting system: means the use of paper ballots, electronic transmission, voting machines, elections by mail pursuant to part VIIA, absentee voting pursuant to chapter 15, or any system by which votes are cast and counted. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 11-1