Sections 9-1 to 9-5 designated as Part I by L 1992, c 181, 2.


9-1 Definitions. The following terms, whenever used and referred to in this chapter, shall have the following respective meanings unless a different meaning clearly appears in context.

"Arts" includes music, dance, painting, drawing, sculpture, architecture, drama, poetry, prose, crafts, industrial design, interior design, fashion design, photography, television, motion picture art, unique or decorative plants, landscaping, and all other creative activity of imagination and beauty.

"Commission" means the state foundation on culture and the arts commission established in section 9-2.

"Culture" includes the arts, customs, traditions, mores, and history of all of the various ethnic groups of Hawaii.

"Executive director" means the executive director of the state foundation on culture and the arts appointed in section 9-2.

"Foundation" means the state foundation on culture and the arts established by section 9-2.

"Grant" means an award of public funds to a recipient, based on merit and need, to stimulate and support activities of the recipient for a specified public purpose.

"Humanities" includes fields of study or learning activities which deal with human thoughts, attitudes, and values, and encourages the understanding of ideas, values, and experiences which have or will have formative effects upon our culture.

"Individual" means a natural person.

"Nepotism" means appointing persons to positions on a basis of their blood or marital relationship to the appointing authority, rather than on merit or ability.

"Organization" means an association formed for a common purpose.

"Perquisite" means a privilege furnished or a service rendered by an organization to an employee, officer, director, or member of that organization to reduce the individual's personal expenses.

"Recipient" means any individual or organization receiving a grant.

"State art museum" means the museum established pursuant to section 9-22. [L 1965, c 269, 1; am L 1977, c 138, 1; am L 1980, c 293, 2; am L 1992, c 181, 3; am L 1999, c 80, 2; am L 2004, c 125, 3]


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