Hawaii Revised Statutes (H.R.S.)

Division 5. Crimes and Criminal Proceedings

Title 37. Hawaii Penal Code

Chapter 703

§703-301  Justification a defense; civil remedies unaffected.  

(1)  In any prosecution for an offense, justification, as defined in sections 703-302 through 703-309, is a defense.

(2)  The fact that conduct is justifiable under this chapter does not abolish or impair any remedy for such conduct which is available in any civil action.