Haw. Code R. § 16-84-19 - Suspension and revocation of licenses

Current through February, 2022

Any establishment or an out-call massage service license, a principal massage therapist registration, a massage therapist license, or an apprentice permit may be suspended or revoked upon any one of the following grounds:

(1) Falsification or misrepresentation in the application for a license, registration, or permit;
(2) Practicing massage under a false name or name other than that on the license or apprentice permit;
(3) Use of untrue, fraudulent, misleading, or deceptive advertising, or of any form or manner of advertising which may directly or indirectly suggest sexual or immoral acts;
(4) Abandoning an establishment or an out-call massage service without prior notice to the board;
(5) Violation of any law or rule concerning or affecting the practice of massage, including any provision of chapter 452, HRS, or this chapter;
(6) Prescribing, administering, or making recommendations as to medication or injection therapy;
(7) Stating or implying through any newspaper, magazine, directory, pamphlet, poster, card, circular, or other writing or publication or by any advertisement, that the registrant, has cured, can cure, or guarantees to cure, or has successfully treated any disease, defect, or deformity;
(8) Participating in or using the establishment for any lascivious conduct, lewdness, or any sexual act;
(9) Teaching the practical application of body massage without the proper qualification as outlined in this chapter; and
(10) Causing bodily injury by carelessness or negligence as a result of practicing massage.


Haw. Code R. § 16-84-19
[Eff 3/28/66; am 4/4/70; am and ren § 16-84-19, 6/22/81; am and comp 4/9/82; am and comp 7/19/87; comp 3/26/90] (Auth: HRS § 452-6) (Imp: HRS §§ 452-6)

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