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[ยง 711-1106.5.] Harassment by stalking.

HRS § 711-1106.5 (2007)
[§ 711-1106.5.] Harassment by stalking.


(1) A person commits the offense of harassment by stalking if, with intent to harass, annoy, or alarm another person, or in reckless disregard of the risk thereof, that person engages in a course of conduct involving pursuit, surveillance, or non-consensual contact upon the other person on more than one occasion without legitimate purpose.

(2) A person convicted under this section may be required to undergo a counseling program as ordered by the court.

(3) For purposes of this section, "non-consensual contact" means any contact that occurs without that individual's consent or in disregard of that person's express desire that the contact be avoided or discontinued. Non-consensual contact includes direct personal visual or oral contact and contact via telephone, facsimile, or electronic mail transmission.

(4) Harassment by stalking is a misdemeanor.