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Chapter 200 Ocean Recreation and Coastal Areas Programs 200-1 – 200-74
Chapter 200D Kaneohe Bay Regional Council 200D-1 – 200D-5

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Title 12 > Subtitle 8

  • Administrator: means the administrator of the Hawaii emergency management agency established by section 127A-3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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 Hawaii emergency management agency established by section 127A-3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Aquaculture: means the propagation, cultivation, or farming of aquatic plants and animals in controlled or selected environments for research purposes, commercial purposes, or stocking purposes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Beaches encumbered with easements in favor of the public: means any lands which lie along the shores of the State which are now, or may hereafter be, encumbered by easements granted in favor of the public for bathing, swimming, or other similar or related purposes and for foot passage. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • 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
  • 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 171-1
  • Board: means the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • Board: means any department or board of a county authorized to issue revenue bonds under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-28
  • Boat dealer: means a person engaged wholly or partly, for gain or compensation, in the business of selling vessels or offering vessels for sale, buying or taking in vessels for the purpose of resale, or exchanging vessels. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Boat manufacturer: means a person engaged in:

         (1)  The manufacture, construction, or assembly of boats or associated equipment;

         (2)  The manufacture or construction of components for boats and associated equipment to be sold for subsequent assembly; or

         (3)  The importation into the United States for sale of boats, associated equipment, or components thereof. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23

  • Boating accident: means any occurrence involving a vessel or its equipment that results in:

         (1)  The death of a person;

         (2)  The loss of consciousness by any person, the receipt of medical treatment by any person, or the incapacity of any person for more than twenty-four hours;

         (3)  Damage to the vessel and other property totaling more than $200; or

         (4)  The disappearance of a person from the vessel under circumstances that indicate possible death or injury. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23

  • bonds: means bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness of the State issued pursuant to this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-39
  • Certificate: means certificate of number for an undocumented vessel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Chairperson: means the chairperson of the board of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • Coast Guard: means the Coast Guard of the United States, or its successor agency. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Commercial high speed boating: means the use of an open power boat to provide high speed rides to passengers who pay compensation for the rides. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • 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 campaign spending commission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-43
  • Commission: means the [commission for national and community service]. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-42
  • Commission: means the Hawaii state emergency response commission. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-72
  • Committee: means the local emergency planning committee within each county responsible for preparing hazardous material plans and performing other functions under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 and [this chapter]. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-72
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Council: means the Kaneohe Bay regional council. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:4-204
  • Council: means the Hawaii advisory council on emergency management as established by section 127A-4. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • counties: means the city and county of Honolulu and the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-54
  • County: means the city and county of Honolulu and the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui, the board of water supply of the city and county of Honolulu and the boards of water supply of the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-28
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • County: means the city and county of Honolulu, and the counties of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui; provided that the county of Maui shall include the county of Kalawao for the purposes of this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • County: means the city and county of Honolulu, the county of Hawaii, the county of Kauai, and the county of Maui. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-12
  • County: means any of the political subdivisions of the State, including the counties of Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai and the city and county of Honolulu, but does not include the county of Kalawao. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-55
  • County emergency management agency: means a county-level entity responsible for emergency management within the respective counties as established in section 127A-5. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Critical infrastructure: means those systems, facilities, and assets, whether physical or virtual, so vital to a county, the State, or the nation that the incapacity or destruction of such systems, facilities, or assets would have a debilitating impact on national, state, or county security; economic security; public health or safety; or any combination of those matters. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • 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. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-39
  • Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • Department: means the department of land and natural resources. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • Department: means the department of business, economic development, and tourism. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-6
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-72
  • Director: means the director of the Hawaii emergency management agency established by section 127A-3, and who is the same as the adjutant general as provided in section 26-21. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • director: means the adjutant general. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-55
  • Director of finance: means the director of finance of the various counties. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-28
  • Director of finance: means the director of finance of a county. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-12
  • Disaster: means any emergency, or imminent threat thereof, which results or may likely result in loss of life or property and requires, or may require, assistance from other counties or states or from the federal government. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Disaster relief: means any physical or financial assistance provided to individuals or areas in the aftermath of an emergency or disaster. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Economic development bond: means any general or revenue bond issued by any political subdivision of the State for the purpose of financing the purchase or lease of land; the purchase or construction, including reconstruction, improvement, expansion, extension, and enlargement, of buildings and appurtenances; and the purchase and installation of machinery, equipment, or fixtures, when the purchases or leases are made primarily for sale or continuing lease to a private individual, partnership, or corporation for use in connection with the development of an agricultural, industrial, commercial, or hotel enterprise. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-6
  • emergency: means any state of affairs or circumstances which imperils the availability to the public of commodities necessary to public health, safety, or welfare or which results in any substantial interruption of commerce to or within the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-15
  • Emergency: means any occurrence, or imminent threat thereof, which results or may likely result in substantial injury or harm to the population or substantial damage to or loss of property. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Emergency management: means a comprehensive integrated system at all levels of government, and also in the private sector, which develops and maintains an effective capability to prevent, prepare for, respond to, mitigate, and recover from emergencies or disasters. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Emergency period: means the dates covered by a proclamation issued by the governor declaring a state of emergency or by a mayor declaring a local state of emergency. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Enforcement officer: means a police officer and any other state or county officer charged with the enforcement of state laws. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-61
  • Environment: means any waters, including surface water, ground water, or drinking water; any land surface or any subsurface strata; or any ambient air, within the State or under the jurisdiction of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-72
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evacuation: means the immediate and rapid movement of individuals and animals away from the threat or actual occurrence of any hazard, emergency, or disaster, and includes vertical evacuation, which is moving to a higher floor or higher ground in order to gain safety above the height of expected inundation by water as recommended by the county emergency management agency. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • 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.
  • Facilities: except as otherwise provided in this chapter, includes any infrastructure, buildings and other structures, shelters, land, roads, highways, thoroughfares, walks, roadways, bridges, public rights of way, and any appurtenant facilities, structures, and materials. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Facility: means any building, structure, installation, equipment, pipe or pipeline (including any pipe into a sewer or publicly-owned treatment works), well, pit, pond, lagoon, impoundment, ditch, landfill, storage container, motor carrier, rolling stock, aircraft, site, or area where a hazardous substance or pollutant or contaminant has been deposited, stored, disposed of, or placed, or otherwise comes to be located. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-72
  • 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 laws and requirements: means all statutes, rules, and other laws of the United States, which may apply to any and all subject matter of this part, and of the rules adopted pursuant to this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Feral deer: means a deer that has escaped or been released from domestication and is living in a wild and unconfined state. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Game: means birds and mammals designated by law or by rule for hunting. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • Game birds: means birds designated by law or by rule for hunting. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • Game mammals: means mammals designated by law or by rule for hunting. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Goods: means all things that are movable at the time of identification to the lease contract, or are fixtures (section 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 council of each county, or any other body exercising the legislative powers of the county. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-28
  • Governing body: means the body, council, or board charged with exercising the legislative authority of a political subdivision of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-6
  • Governing body: means the body, council, or board charged with exercising the legislative authority of a county. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-12
  • Hazard: means an event or condition of the physical environment that results or may likely result in damage to property or injuries or death to individuals and which may result in an emergency or disaster. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Homeland security: means a concerted effort to:

         (1)  Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States;

         (2)  Reduce the State's vulnerability to attacks and terrorist activities; and

         (3)  Minimize the damage and recover from attacks that occur. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-55

  • hull: means the shell, frame, or body of a vessel, exclusive of masts, yards, sails, riggings, machinery, and equipment. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-71
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Installment lease contract: means a lease contract that authorizes or requires the delivery of goods in separate lots to be separately accepted, even though the lease contract contains a clause "each delivery is a separate lease" or its equivalent. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • 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
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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
  • Laws: includes ordinances, rules, regulations, and orders prescribed under federal, state, or county laws or ordinances and having the force and effect of law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • lease: means a residential lease made by the board of land and natural resources under this part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-71
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lease: means a transfer of the right to possession and use of goods for a term in return for consideration, but a sale, including a sale on approval or a sale or return, or retention or creation of a security interest is not a lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Lease contract: means the total legal obligation that results from the lease agreement as affected by this article and any other applicable rules of law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Legislative body of the county: means the county council. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-54
  • Length: means the measurement of a vessel from end to end over the deck. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Lessee: means the lessee under a residential lease and the successors in interest of the lessee. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-71
  • Lessee: means a person who acquires the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Loan program: means the activities and policies undertaken by any county to provide:

         (1)  Assistance to members of the general public who are residents of the county by making loans or causing loans to be made available to them for purposes as may be authorized by law; or

         (2)  Loans to private nonprofit organizations or public instrumentalities, or to wholly owned affiliates thereof, for the development of low and moderate income housing pursuant to section 46-15. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-28

  • Local state of emergency: means the occurrence in any part of a county that requires efforts by the county government to save lives, and to protect property, public health, welfare, or safety in the event of an emergency or disaster, or to reduce the threat of an emergency or disaster. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Master plan: means the Kaneohe Bay master plan developed pursuant to Act 208, Session Laws of Hawaii 1990, and amended by section 200D-3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:4-204
  • Materials: includes medicines, supplies, products, commodities, articles, equipment, machinery, and component parts. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Members: means the members of the Kaneohe Bay regional council. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 431:4-204
  • Merchant lessee: means a lessee that is a merchant with respect to goods of the kind subject to the lease. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:2A-103
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-15
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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
  • Necessary: means and refers to such means, measures, or other actions or determinations as are required to be taken in the opinion of the governor or governor's authorized representative or a mayor or the mayor's authorized representative. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Necessary: means any methods, measures, or other actions or determinations as are needed in the opinion of the governor, or the governor's authorized representative, or a mayor, or a mayor's authorized representative. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-55
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-16
  • 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.
  • Ocean waters: means all waters seaward of the shoreline within the jurisdiction of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • Operate: means to navigate or otherwise use a vessel on or in the waters of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Operator: means a person who operates, or who has charge of the navigation or use of, a vessel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parasailing: means the activity in which an individual is transported or carried aloft by a parachute, sail, or other material attached to a towline which is towed by a vessel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, consortium, joint venture, commercial entity, state, county, commission, or, to the extent the United States or an interstate body is subject to this chapter, the United States or the interstate body. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-72
  • Person: means one or more individuals and does not include any partnership, firm, or corporation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 171-71
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, cooperative, or other legal entity, governmental body, or agency, board, bureau, or other instrumentality thereof, or any combination of two or more of the foregoing. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-12
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Political subdivision: means a county or other political subdivision created by the legislature pursuant to article VIII, section 1, of the constitution of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-6
  • Pollution control project: means any processing enterprise consisting of property, or improvements or alterations to property, designed, acquired, constructed, installed, or modified, and certified as necessary or desirable by the state department of health, to abate, control, reduce, treat, eliminate, or dispose of solid waste, and specifically includes facilities which incidentally provide for the recovery of energy or material resources, or both. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-12
  • Possess: means to place under direct physical control, restraint, or confinement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • 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.
  • Predators: means animals destructive of wildlife by nature of their predatory habits, including mongooses, cats, dogs, and rats. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • Premises: shall include but not be limited to a lodging or tenement house, group residence, group living arrangement, hotel, boardinghouse, or restaurant as further defined in section 445-90, or any other like facility serving unsupervised or unrelated individuals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:9-204
  • 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.
  • Project: means any combination of land, buildings, and other improvements thereon, including without limitation parking facilities, for use of, or for, or to assist an industrial enterprise, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, machinery, equipment, furnishings, and apparatus which shall be deemed necessary, suitable, or useful to such enterprise. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-39
  • Project agreement: means any agreement entered into under this part by the department with a project party to finance, construct, operate, or maintain a project from the proceeds of special purpose revenue bonds, or to lend the proceeds of special purpose revenue bonds to assist an industrial enterprise, including without limitation any loan agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-39
  • Project agreement: means any lease, sublease, loan agreement, conditional sale agreement, or other similar financing contract or agreement, or combination thereof entered into under this chapter by the county, including the financing of a pollution control project from the proceeds of the special purpose revenue bonds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-12
  • Project party: means a person, firm, or corporation qualified to do business in this State and conducting or proposing to conduct an industrial enterprise in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-39
  • Project party: means the person with whom the county enters into a project agreement. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-12
  • 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.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Release: means to free an animal from effective confinement or restraint. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Revenue: means the moneys collected, including any moneys collected from the county or any department thereof, from the rates, rentals, fees and charges prescribed for the use and services of, and the facilities and commodities furnished by, an undertaking or the use and services and benefits of a loan program. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-28
  • Revenue bonds: means all bonds payable solely from and secured by the revenue, or user taxes, or any combination of both, of an undertaking or loan program or any loan made thereunder for which such bonds are issued and as otherwise provided in this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-28
  • 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.
  • Shoreline: means the upper reaches of the wash of the waves, usually evidenced by the edge of vegetation growth or by the upper limit of debris left by the wash of the waves. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-1
  • Special purpose revenue bonds: means bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness of a county issued pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-12
  • State: means the State of Hawaii. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • State of emergency: means an occurrence in any part of the State that requires efforts by state government to protect property, public health, welfare, or safety in the event of an emergency or disaster, or to reduce the threat of an emergency or disaster, or to supplement the local efforts of the county. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • States: include the several states, the District of Columbia, and the possessions of the United States, and also includes the State of Hawaii, and to the extent authorized by or under federal law, foreign countries and their provinces and states. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statutes at large: A chronological listing of the laws enacted each Congress. They are published in volumes numbered by Congress.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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
  • Take: means to injure, hunt, shoot, wound, kill, trap, net, capture, or possess. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Thrill craft: means any motorized vessel that falls into the category of personal watercraft, and which:

         (1)  Is generally less than thirteen feet in length as manufactured;

         (2)  Is generally capable of exceeding a speed of twenty miles per hour;

         (3)  Can be operated by a single operator, but may have the capacity to carry passengers while in operation; or

         (4)  Is designed to provide similar operating performance as a personal watercraft through a combination of small size, power plant, and hull design. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23

  • Traffic control: includes plans, regulations, devices, and actions for the control of traffic to provide for the rapid and safe movement or evacuation of individuals, vehicles, and materials for emergency management, and for the movement and cessation of movement of any pedestrians and vehicular traffic during, before, and after emergencies and disasters, emergency management exercises and training, or other emergency management actions or activities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Undertaking: means any public works and properties, improvement, or system owned or operated by the county, and from which the county may derive revenue, or with respect to which the county may derive user taxes, including but not limited to one or a combination of two or more of the following:  water, sewerage, gas or electric, heat, light or power works, solid waste processing and disposal, public off-street parking facilities, plants, systems, and low and moderate income housing projects provided pursuant to section 46-15. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-28
  • Undocumented vessel: means any vessel which does not have and is not required to have a valid marine document as a vessel of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • User taxes: means taxes on goods or services or on the consumption thereof, the receipts of which are substantially derived from the consumption, use or sale of goods and services in the utilization of the functions or services furnished by the undertaking. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-28
  • 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.
  • Vessel: means all description of watercraft, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on or in the water, except a seaplane. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-61
  • Water sledding: means the activity in which an individual is transported or carried over the surface of the water on an apparatus that is more than twelve inches wide and is attached to a towline which is towed by a vessel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Waters of the State: means any waters within the jurisdiction of the State, the marginal seas adjacent to the State, and the high seas when navigated as part of a journey or ride to or from the shores of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-23
  • Waters of the State: means any waters within the jurisdiction of the State, the marginal seas adjacent to the State, and the high seas when navigated as part of a journey or ride to or from the shores of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 200-61
  • Wild birds: means birds, other than game birds, living in a wild and undomesticated state, and the young and eggs of those birds. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1
  • Wildlife: means any nondomesticated member of the animal kingdom, including game, whether reared in captivity or not, and includes any part, product, egg, or offspring thereof, except aquatic life as defined in this section. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 183D-1