2022 Hawaii Revised Statutes
Title 12. Conservation and Resources
184. State Parks and Recreation Areas
- 184-1 Definitions.
- 184-2 State park system.
- 184-3 Powers of department.
- 184-3.2 Fee schedules. (a) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the board of land and natural resources may adopt, amend, or repeal administrative fee schedules, exempt from chapter 91, for all user fees, including but not limited to camping, lodging, parking, group use, and special use activities for which the department charges fees. Fee schedules may be adopted at regular or special meetings of the board of land and natural resources pursuant to section 171-5. (b) The division of state parks shall post notice on the division's and department's websites of any proposed amendments to administrative fee schedules at least forty-five days prior to the meeting of the board of land and natural resources at which the amended fee schedule is to be considered. The notice shall include: (1) The full text of the proposed amended fee schedule in Ramseyer format; and (2) The date, time, and place where the board of land and natural resources meeting is to be held and where interested persons may provide written testimony or be heard on the proposed fee schedule adoption, amendment, or repeal. (c) The board of land and natural resources shall afford all interested persons an opportunity to submit data, views, or arguments, orally or in writing. The board of land and natural resources shall fully consider all written and oral submissions respecting the proposed administrative fee schedule and shall make its decision at the meeting pursuant to section 171-5. (d) Any administrative fee schedule adopted, amended, or repealed pursuant to this section shall become effective ten days after adoption by the board of land and natural resources, unless otherwise specified by the board. If the board of land and natural resources specifies a later effective date, the later date shall be the effective date; provided that no administrative fee schedule shall have an effective date more than thirty days after adoption of the administrative fee schedule by the board. (e) The division of state parks shall maintain a file of administrative fee sc
- 184-3.4 State parks special fund.
- 184-3.5 Park acquisition trust fund; "acquire a park" program. (a) There is established in the state treasury a fund to be known as the park acquisition trust fund, which shall be administered by the department to acquire lands for the state park system through the condemnation of private lands. (b) There shall be deposited into the fund the following: (1) Contributions received by the State that are designated for a particular proposed or existing park or parks; (2) All other gifts, bequests, appropriations, or other contributions of money or other property not otherwise conditioned; and (3) All interest earned or accrued on moneys in the fund. (c) All moneys in the fund shall be expended by the department for the condemnation of private lands to: (1) Create new proposed state parks; and (2) Expand existing state parks. (d) All contributions to the fund pursuant to subsection (b)(1) that are earmarked for a particular proposed or existing park or parks shall be expended for that purpose; provided that if no condemnation action has been initiated within five years after the receipt of that contribution, the contribution may be applied toward the condemnation for any other state park in the county for which the contribution was originally earmarked. (e) The chairperson of the board of land and natural resources shall establish an "acquire a park" program to encourage state residents to assist in the acquisition of lands for the state park system through the condemnation of private lands. As part of this program, the chairperson shall identify and provide a description of proposed parks to be acquired by the State and advertise this information in newspapers of general circulation in the State and in the county in which the proposed park is to be situated, as well as other appropriate broadcast and electronic media, including the Internet. (f) The chairperson of the board of land and natural resources, with the assistance of the director of taxation, shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91 to implement
- 184-4 REPEALED.
- 184-4.5 Smoking or use of tobacco products prohibited.
- 184-5 Rules and enforcement; penalty.
- 184-5.1 Arrest.
- 184-5.2 Summons or citations.
- 184-5.3 Failure to obey summons.
- 184-5.5 General administrative penalties.
- 184-6 Duties of department.
- 184-7 County contributions.
- 184-8 Budget.
Department of transportation's bridge rehabilitation and replacement program; temporary exemption from certain construction requirements of this chapter through June 30, 2022 or until completion. L 2012, c 218; L 2017, c 48.
Environmental courts, jurisdiction over proceedings arising under this chapter, see 604A-2.
Koke`e state park advisory council, see 171-8.5.