Hawaii Protective Orders Laws
|Code Section||586-1, et seq.|
|Activity Addressed by Order||Enjoin contact; exclude from dwelling and petitioner's work; regarding minor children: grant temporary visitation, counseling|
|Duration of Order||Temporary restraining order: maximum 90 days; protective order: maximum 3 years|
|Penalty for a Violation of Order||Violation of temporary restraining order: Misdemeanor: required counseling and if 1st conviction, mandatory minimum jail 48 hours and fine of no less than $150 nor more than $500; 2nd conviction mandatory minimum 30 days jail and fine of no less than $250 nor more than $1,000, otherwise mandatory minimum 48 hours; court may waive if 2nd was for nondomestic abuse and 1st conviction was for domestic abuse. Violation of protective order: 1st conviction, mandatory minimum jail 48 hours and up to $150 fine if non-domestic and $150-500 if domestic abuse; 2nd conviction domestic, mandatory minimum 30 days and $250-1,000 fine. Subsequent violations: after 2nd conviction for violation of same order, mandatory minimum 30 days jail and $250-1,000 fine|
|Who May Apply for Order||Any family or household member on behalf of self, a minor member or one who is incapacitated or physically unable to file petition, or any state agency on behalf of minor, incapacitated or unable member|
|Can Fees Be Waived?||-|
|Order Transmission to Law Enforcement||Within 24 hours to county police department|
|Civil Liability for Violation of Order||-|
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