§707-701.5  Murder in the second degree.  (1)  Except as provided in section 707-701, a person commits the offense of murder in the second degree if the person intentionally or knowingly causes the death of another person; provided that this section shall not apply to actions taken under chapter 327L.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 707-701.5

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.

     (2)  Murder in the second degree is a felony for which the defendant shall be sentenced to imprisonment as provided in section 706-656.