Hawaii Laws

The following list contains some of Hawaii’s laws relating to substance abuse.  This list is not exhaustive as each situation may have facts that would allow application of one or more laws.  If you have questions about a specific situation, please call your local police department and/or local prosecuting attorney’s office.

§329-14              Schedule I 

§329-16              Schedule II 

§329-18              Schedule III  

§329-20              Schedule IV 

§329-22              Schedule V 

§329-43.5           Prohibited acts related to drug paraphernalia 

§706-622.5         Sentencing for first-time drug offenders; expungement 

§706-622.8         First-time drug offender prior to 2004; probation; expungement 

§709-903.5          Endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree 

§709-904             Endangering the welfare of a minor in the second degree 

§712-1240           Definitions of terms in this part

§712-1240.5        Manufacturing a controlled substance with a child present  

§712-1241           Promoting a dangerous drug in the first degree

§712-1242           Promoting a dangerous drug in the second degree  

§712-1243           Promoting a dangerous drug in the third degree

§712-1244           Promoting a harmful drug in the first degree

§712-1245           Promoting a harmful drug in the second degree

§712-1246           Promoting a harmful drug in the third degree  

§712-1246.5        Promoting a harmful drug in the fourth degree  

§712-1247           Promoting a detrimental drug in the first degree 

§712-1248           Promoting a detrimental drug in the second degree  

§712-1249           Promoting a detrimental drug in the third degree

§712-1249.6        Promoting a controlled substance in, on, or near schools, school vehicles, or public parks 

§712-1249.7        Promoting a controlled substance through a minor  

§712-1250           Promoting intoxicating compounds  

§712-1251           Possession in a motor vehicle; prima facie evidence  

Alcohol

§281-101.5         Prohibitions involving minors; penalty

§291E-3             Evidence of intoxication  

§291E-61            Operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant 

§291E-61.5          Habitually operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant 

§291E-62             Operating a vehicle after license and privilege have been suspended or revoked for operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant; penalties  

§291E-64             Operating a vehicle after consuming a measurable amount of alcohol; persons under the age of twenty-one  

§291E-66             Circumvention of, or tampering with, an ignition interlock device by a person who has been restricted to operating a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device; penalties  

§291E-67             Assisting or abetting the circumvention of, or tampering with, an ignition interlock device; penalties  

§712-1250.5         Promoting intoxicating liquor to a person under the age of twenty-one

Cannabis

§329-128                Fraudulent misrepresentation; penalty   

§712-1249.4           Commercial promotion of marijuana in the first degree

§712-1249.5           Commercial promotion of marijuana in the second degree

Methamphetamine

§712-1240.7           Methamphetamine trafficking in the first degree  

§712-1240.8           Methamphetamine trafficking in the second degree 

§712-1240.7           Methamphetamine trafficking in the first degree 

§712-1240.8           Methamphetamine trafficking in the second degree 

§712-1240.9           Methamphetamine trafficking; restitution and reimbursement 

Inhalants

§330-8                  Use of certain chemical substances as inhalants unlawful 

Prescription Drugs: Non-Medical Use

§328-123              Salvaging and reprocessing  

§328C-3               Sale of donated pharmaceuticals or health care supplies, prohibited; fines 

§328C-5                Reserving the State’s authority to regulate, inspect, or ban the use of donated pharmaceuticals or health care supplies 

Tobacco Prevention

§302A-102            Smoking prohibited; exception 

§328J‑2                Prohibition in facilities owned by the State or the counties 

§328J‑3                Prohibition in enclosed or partially enclosed places open to the public 

§328J‑4                Prohibition in enclosed or partially enclosed places of employment 

§328J‑5                Prohibition in sports arenas, outdoor arenas, stadiums, and amphitheaters 

§328J‑6                Presumptively reasonable distance 

§709-908             Tobacco; minors