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Hawaii Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

Key Components

What terms are used in Hawaii anti-bullying laws and regulations?

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

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Hawaii anti-bullying laws and regulations?

The following groups are listed under Hawaii anti-bullying laws and regulations:

  • Race
  • Color
  • National Origin
  • Ancestry
  • Sex, including gender identity and expression
  • Religion
  • Disability
  • Sexual orientation

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 for 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, regulations, and model policies?

DEFINITIONS
Key Components Present in Hawaii State Laws and Regulations Present in Hawaii Model Policy
Purpose YES N/A
Scope YES N/A
Prohibited Behavior YES N/A
Enumerated Groups NO N/A
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key Components Present in Hawaii State Laws and Regulations Present in Hawaii Model Policy
District Policy N/A N/A
District Policy Review N/A N/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key Components Present in Hawaii State Laws and Regulations Present in Hawaii Model Policy
Definitions N/A N/A
Reporting YES N/A
Investigations YES N/A
Written Records YES N/A
Consequences YES N/A
Mental Health NO N/A
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key Components Present in Hawaii State Laws and Regulations Present in Hawaii Model Policy
Communications NO N/A
Training/Prevention NO N/A
Transparency/Monitoring YES N/A
Legal Remedies NO N/A

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

What are the Hawaii laws and regulations that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit the Hawaii State Department of Education’s “Anti-Bullying Work” webpage.

The key component framework used in the analysis of state laws is based on the review of legislation presented in the “Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011” (U.S. Department of Education).

 

Content last updated on June 21, 2017

Content last reviewed on September 26, 2017