2011 Hawaii Code
219. Aquaculture Loan Program
§219-2 Definitions.

HI Rev Stat § 219-2 (2011 through Reg Sess) What's This?

§219-2 Definitions. As used in this chapter:

"Aquaculture" means the propagation, cultivation, or farming of aquatic plants and animals in controlled or selected environments for commercial purposes or authorized stock enhancement purposes.

"Aquaculture sustainable projects" means projects that improve the operation's viability but are not directly tied to aquaculture production. Projects may include but are not limited to photovoltaic energy, hydroelectric power, wind power generation, methane generation, food safety, product traceability, biodiesel production, and ethanol production.

"Board" means the board of agriculture of the department of agriculture.

"Chairperson" means the chairperson of the board of agriculture.

"Cooperative" means a nonprofit association of aquaculturalists organized under chapter 421.

"Department" means the department of agriculture.

"Qualified aquaculturist" means a person, or association of persons, actively engaged in aquaculture farming, aquacultural produce processing, or aquacultural product development activities. [L 1971, c 181, pt of §1; am L 1977, c 212, pt of §2; am L 1997, c 159, §1; am L 2001, c 55, §8(1) and c 177, §3; am L 2008, c 209, §2]

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