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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?
What groups are listed under Hawaii state law?
There are no specific groups listed in Hawaii anti-bullying laws.
Schools that receive federal funding are required by federal law to address discrimination on a number of different personal characteristics. Find out when bullying may be a civil rights violation.
Is there a state model policy I can use to create anti-bullying policies at my school or district?
Hawaii does not have a model policy.
Which of the key components can be found in Hawaii anti-bullying laws and policies?
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NOTE: Click on the Key Components links to get more information about that component.
What are the Hawaii state laws that cover bullying?
HRS_0302A-1002 Bullying, cyberbullying, and harassment; compliance reports to board.Hawaii passed new legislation in 2011 with the enactment of Hawaii H.B. No. 688. The provisions do not currently appear in the Hawaii Revised Statutes. Additionally, see Hawaii State Board of Education Administrative Rule §8-19
For More Information
See “Removing Barriers in Learning ” 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).