Hawaii

Code Section
350-1, et seq.

What Constitutes Abuse
Acts or omissions that have resulted in harm to child’s physical or psychological health or welfare (or substantial risk of being harmed); specific injuries listed in 350-1

Mandatory Reporting Required By
Any licensed, registered professional of the healing arts or any other health-related occupation; school employees; law enforcement employees; child care providers; medical examiners/coroners; employees of public or private social, medical or mental health services agency, recreational/sports employees

Basis of Report of Abuse/Neglect
Reason to believe that child abuse or neglect has occurred or may occur in reasonably foreseeable future

To Whom Reported
Department of Human Services or police department

Penalty for Failure to Report or False Reporting
Petty misdemeanor


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