(1) Except as provided in § 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.

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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 § 706-656.