801-2  Witnesses; defense.  In the trial of any person on the charge of any offense, he shall have a right to meet the witnesses, who are produced against him, face to face; to produce witnesses and proofs in his own favor; and by himself or his counsel, to examine the witnesses produced by himself, and cross- examine those produced against him; and to be heard in his defense.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 801-2

  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.