Terroristic Threatening

Hawaii Penal Code 707-716, 717

Definition: To verbally threaten another person. There are two different degrees of Terroristic Threatening Terroristic Threatening 1st - Threatening someone on more than one occasion for the same or a similar purpose. Threatening a Public Servant (ex. Police Officer, Teacher). Threatening someone with a dangerous instrument. Classification: Class C Felony Terroristic Threatening 2nd - A person threatens another person other than as provided in Terroristic Threatening 1st. Classification: Misdemeanor

Examples:

  1. You are angry and upset with with someone and say that you will end their life, while holding any kind of weapon in your hand.
  2. You threaten a person by saying that you will end their life.
  3. You threaten a police officer or Teacher.