Part I. Department, Generally


28-1 Appears for State

28-2 Prosecutes offenders, enforces bonds

28-2.5 Investigations

28-3 Gives opinions

28-4 Advises public officers

28-5 Aids poor

28-5.1 Repealed

28-5.2 Protection of charitable assets; attorney general's


28-6 No fee; not to act as attorney

28-7 Accounts

28-7.5 Administrative services manager; appointment and


28-8 First deputy attorney general; other deputies

28-8.3 Employment of attorneys

28-8.5 Special assistant to the attorney general;

appointment and duties; secretary

28-9 Additional deputies for acquisition of rights-of-way

28-10 Prohibition on private practice of law by the

attorney general, first deputy, and other deputies

28-10.5 Criminal and juvenile justice resource coordination;

administrator and staff

28-10.6 Crime research, prevention, and education;

administrator and staff

28-10.7 Repealed

28-10.8 Rules

28-11 Investigators; appointment and powers

28-11.5 Repealed

28-12 Seal of department

28-13 Antitrust trust fund

28-14 Repealed

28-15 Tobacco enforcement special fund

28-16 Litigation deposits trust fund


Part II. Sheriff--Repealed

28-21 to 28 Repealed


Part III. Civil Identification--Repealed

28-31 to 49 Repealed


Part IV. Crime Statistics--Repealed

28-51 to 56 Repealed


Part V. Organized Crime Unit

28-71 Organized crime unit


Part VI. Medicaid Fraud Unit

28-91 Medicaid fraud unit

28-91.5 Medicaid investigations recovery fund;


28-94 Dependent elder abuse; suits by the State; civil



Part VII. Witness Security

28-101 Witness security and protection

28-111 Victim-witness assistance program


Part VIII. Missing Child Center-Hawaii

28-121 Missing child center-Hawaii; programs

28-122 to 124 Repealed


Part IX. Drug Nuisance Abatement Unit

28-131 Drug nuisance abatement unit


Part X. Surveillance Review Unit

28-141 Surveillance review unit


Part XI. Law Enforcement Officer Independent Review


28-151 Definitions

28-152 Law enforcement officer independent review board;


28-153 Review of incidents of officer-involved death


Part XII. Electronic Smoking Device Retailer

Registration Unit

28-161 Policy

28-162 Definitions

28-163 Electronic smoking device retailer registration unit

28-164 Registration

28-165 Certificate

28-166 Inspection

28-167 Personnel

28-168 Civil penalty for failure to register




Attorney general; report to 2018-2020 legislature on extent to which L 2017, c 136 has been utilized. L 2017, c 136, 4.

Marijuana evaluation task force; report to 2021 legislature (dissolved on June 30, 2021). L 2019, c 273, 4.


Cross References


Forensic identification, see chapter 844D.


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