710-1020 Escape in the first degree
710-1021 Escape in the second degree
710-1022 Promoting prison contraband in the first degree
710-1023 Promoting prison contraband in the second degree
710-1024 Bail jumping in the first degree
710-1025 Bail jumping in the second degree
710-1026 Resisting arrest
710-1026.9 Resisting an order to stop a motor vehicle in the first degree
710-1027 Resisting an order to stop a motor vehicle
710-1028 Hindering prosecution; definition of rendering assistance
710-1029 Hindering prosecution in the first degree
710-1030 Hindering prosecution in the second degree
710-1031 Intimidating a correctional worker

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 710 > Part III

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.