Haw. Code R. § 15-300-2 - Definitions

Current through February, 2022

Whenever used in this chapter, unless otherwise specifically defined:

"Board" means the board of directors of the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation as defined by section 201H-2, HRS.

"Bylaws" means, pursuant to chapter 91, HRS, the legal instrument under which the corporation conducts its organization, internal management, and effectuates its purposes, powers, and programs.

"Chairperson" means the duly selected chair of the board of the corporation or a designated representative.

"Corporation" means the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation its board, and any branch, division, or section of the corporation.

"Declaratory relief" means the corporation's declaration as to the applicability or non-applicability with respect to a factual situation of any rule or order of the corporation or of a statute which the corporation is required to administer or enforce.

"Directors" means the members of the board of directors as defined in section 201H-3, HRS, and the bylaws of the corporation.

"Executive director" means the executive director of the corporation or the executive director's designated representative.

"Government record" means information maintained by an agency in written, auditory, visual, electronic, or other physical form as defined in section 92F-3, HRS.

"Hearings officer" means any person, duly appointed and authorized by the board to hold a hearing for the purpose of taking evidence or oral argument and making a recommended decision in any matter before the board.

"Meetings" means the convening of the board following due notice as prescribed under chapter 92, HRS, and the bylaws of the corporation.

"Officers of the corporation" means the same as contained in the corporation's bylaws.

"Party" means the corporation, if named, permitted, or entitled as of right to participate in a proceeding, each person named in a proceeding, or any person permitted or entitled as of right to participate in a proceeding before the corporation in the capacity of a petitioner, claimant, respondent, intervener, or in a capacity other than that of a witness.

"Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, association through a representative, or public or private organization of any character other than the corporation.

"Petition" means an application to the corporation by a party which seeks relief under these rules.

"Petitioner" means a party who initiates a proceeding.

"Practice and procedures" means these rules of practice and procedures before the corporation.

"Proceeding" refers to any matter brought before the corporation or the board for action following due consideration of the objectives, goals, policies, and all related matters of the corporation.

"Respondent" means the party against whom a petition is filed, the party against whom relief is sought or, any party who contests or controverts a proceeding.

"Rule relief" means the adoption, modification, or repeal of any rule by the corporation.

"Rules", pursuant to chapter 91, HRS, refers to adopted rules of each program administered by the corporation.


Haw. Code R. § 15-300-2
[Eff June 15 2007] (Auth: HRS § 201H-4) (Imp: HRS §§ 91-1, 201H-3, 201H-4)

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