2013 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 15. TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITIES
262. Airport Zoning Act
262-1 Definitions.


HI Rev Stat § 262-1 (2013) What's This?

§262-1 Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

"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. [L 1965, c 140, pt of §1; Supp, §17A-1; HRS §262-1; gen ch 1985, 1993]

Revision Note

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