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Legal Statutes: Hawaii

UPDATED October 5, 2016

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Part III. Criminal Assaults and Related Offenses

back to top707-712 Assault in the third degree

(1) A person commits the offense of assault in the third degree if the person:

(a) Intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person; or

(b) Negligently causes bodily injury to another person with a dangerous instrument.

(2) Assault in the third degree is a misdemeanor unless committed in a fight or scuffle entered into by mutual consent, in which case it is a petty misdemeanor.
Laws 1972, ch. 9, § 1; Laws 1984, ch. 90, § 1.