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Hawaii Marijuana Penalties

Hawaii Marijuana Law, Regulation, Penalties, Attorneys & Congressman

Offense Penalty Incarceration   Max. Fine  

Possession

Personal Use

Less than 1 oz Misdemeanor 30 days $ 1,000
1 oz – 1 lb Misdemeanor 1 year $ 2,000
1 lb or more Felony 5 years $ 10,000

Commercial Promotion

1 – 2 lbs Felony 5 years $ 10,000
2 – less than 25 lbs Felony 10 years $ 25,000
25 lbs or more Felony 20 years $ 50,000
Within 750 feet of school grounds or a park, or on or within 10 feet of a parked school vehicle Felony 5 years $ 10,000

Sale or Delivery

Less than 1 oz Misdemeanor 1 year $ 2,000
1 oz – 1 lb Felony 5 years $ 10,000
1 – less than 5 lbs Felony 10 years $ 25,000
5 lbs or more Felony 20 years $ 50,000
Within 750 feet of school grounds or a park, or on or within 10 feet of a parked school vehicle Felony 5 years $ 10,000

Cultivation

25 – 50 plants Felony 5 years $ 10,000
50 – less than 100 plants Felony 10 years $ 25,000
100 plants or more Felony 20 years $ 50,000
Less than 25 plants on another’s property Felony 10 years $ 25,000
25 plants or more on another’s property Felony 20 years $ 50,000
In a structure where a minor under 16 years is present carries additional penalty

Paraphernalia

Use, possession or sale of paraphernalia Felony 5 years $ 10,000
Delivery to a minor at least 3 years junior Felony 10 years $ 25,000

Forfeiture

Vehicles and other property may be seized.

Hash & Concentrates

Possession

Less than 1/8 oz Misdemeanor 1 year $ 2,000
1/8 – less than 1 oz Felony 10 years $ 25,000
1 oz or more Felony 20 years $ 50,000

Distribution

Less than 1/8 oz Felony 10 years $ 25,000
1/8 oz or more Felony 20 years $ 50,000

Miscellaneous

Promoting through a minor Felony 10 years $ 25,000
Within school grounds, school vehicles, or a public park Felony 20 years $ 50,000
Discovery of marijuana in a vehicle may result in each occupant being charged with possession.