Hawaii Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

What term is used in the Hawaii anti-bullying laws?

Bullying, cyberbullying, and harassment. Each of these terms is defined separately.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.  

What groups are listed under Hawaii state law?

There are no specific groups listed under Hawaii anti-bullying laws.

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Is there a state model policy I can use to create anti-bullying policies at my school or district?

Hawaii does not have a state model policy.

Which of the key components can be found in Hawaii anti-bullying laws and policies?

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Hawaii State Laws
PurposeYES
ScopeYES
Prohibited BehaviorYES
Enumerated GroupsNO
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Hawaii State Laws
District PolicyN/A
District Policy ReviewN/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Hawaii State Laws
DefinitionsN/A
ReportingYES
InvestigationsYES
Written RecordsYES
ConsequencesYES
Mental HealthNO
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Hawaii State Laws
CommunicationsNO
Training/PreventionNO
Transparency/MonitoringYES
Legal RemediesNO

NOTE: Click on the Key Components links to get more information about that component.

What are the Hawaii state laws that cover bullying? 

Additionally, see Hawaii State Board of Education Administrative Rule §8-19. Site exit disclaimer

For More Information 

Visit ”Anti-Bullying WorkSite exit disclaimer by the Hawaii Department of Education.

Information for this page was developed from “Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011” (U.S. Department of Education) (PDF - 4.6 MB).


Content last updated on March 31, 2014