Hawaii

Hawaii does not have a felony murder statute — No felony murder at all

Hawaii — There is no felony murder statute in Hawaii

Hawaii Murder Statute

§707-701  Murder in the first degree.  (1)  A person commits the offense of murder in the first degree if the person intentionally or knowingly causes the death of:

(a)   More than one person in the same or separate incident;

(b)   A law enforcement officer, judge, or prosecutor arising out of the performance of official duties;

(c)   A person known by the defendant to be a witness in a criminal prosecution and the killing is related to the person’s status as a witness;

(d)   A person by a hired killer, in which event both the person hired and the person responsible for hiring the killer shall be punished under this section; or

(e)   A person while the defendant was imprisoned.

(2)  Murder in the first degree is a felony for which the defendant shall be sentenced to imprisonment as provided in section 706-656. [L 1972, c 9, pt of §1; am L 1986, c 314, §49; am L 2001, c 91, §4; am L 2006, c 230, §27]

Link to the Hawaii Statute — HERE

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