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Hawaii Bullying Laws



Education Rule 8-19-6 (2001) prohibits harassment by any student in the public school system during school hours, on school premises, or during department-supervised activities on or off school property. Violation of this policy constitutes a Class B offense. Education Rule 8-19-13 (2001) extends the same policy to summer school, violation resulting in dismissal from summer school.

Cyber Bullying
No state policy.

State Board of Education Policy 4210 (1997) states that the practice of hazing as a part of athletics or other co-curricular and social activities is prohibited. Staff is required to inform students of this policy.

Source: National Association of State Boards of Education
Last Updated: 8/25/2009

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