571-31 Taking children into custody; release; notice
571-31.1 Standard for detention
571-31.2 Juvenile intake and diagnostic services
571-31.3 Voluntary assistance
571-31.4 Informal adjustment, law violators
571-31.5 Informal adjustment, status offenders
571-31.6 Informal adjustment, minor who may be both law violator and status offender
571-32 Detention; shelter; release; notice
571-32.1 Contract and fee-for-service accommodations
571-33 Detention and shelter facilities
571-34 Criminal history record checks

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 571 > Part IV

  • Adult: means a person eighteen years of age or older. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2
  • Board: means the board of family court judges. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2
  • Court: means one of the family courts as herein established. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2
  • Detention: means the temporary care of children who require custody in physically secure facilities:

         (1)  For their immediate welfare;

         (2)  For the protection of the community;

         (3)  While awaiting transfer to another jurisdiction; or

         (4)  Because of violation of a family court order of probation or protective supervision. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2

  • immediate welfare: means :

         (1)  The minor is in physical, emotional, or psychological danger, or may be prior to the court's disposition;

         (2)  No parent or other responsible adult known to the decision-maker is willing and able to provide the type and degree of supervision necessary to protect the minor from that danger;

         (3)  No other secure facility is appropriate and available. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-31.1

  • Informal adjustment: means the effort by intake officers, the courts, or others to provide a child referred to them or brought before them, and where appropriate that child's family, opportunity and aid before and in lieu of formally processing the child under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2
  • Judge: means judge of the family court. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2
  • minor: means a person less than eighteen years of age. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2
  • Probation: means a legal status created by court order following adjudication in a case involving a violation of law whereby a minor is permitted to remain in the minor's home or in a community residential or nonresidential program subject to supervision by the court or an agency designated by the court and subject to return to the court for violation of probation at any time during the period of probation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2
  • protection of the community: means there is a threat to, and a necessity to protect, the person or property of others from:

         (1)  A minor who is alleged to have committed an offense which caused physical harm, or a threat of physical harm, to another person; or

         (2)  A minor who is alleged to have committed an offense which caused damage to, or theft of, property; and

              (A)  The minor's record reveals a pattern of behavior which has caused damage to, or loss of, property; and

              (B)  Previous control measures have failed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-31.1

  • Protective supervision: means a legal status created by court order in proceedings not involving violations of law but where the legal custody of the minor is subject to change, whereby the minor is permitted to remain in the minor's home or in a community residential or nonresidential program under the supervision of the court or an agency designated by the court and subject to return to the court during the period of protective supervision. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2
  • Shelter: means the temporary care of children in physically unrestricting facilities pending court disposition. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2
  • Status offender: means any child coming within the family court's jurisdiction under section 571-11(2)(B), (C), or (D). See Hawaii Revised Statutes 571-2