Part I.  Generally


     453-1 Practice of medicine defined

   453-1.3 Practice of telehealth

   453-1.5 Pain management guidelines

     453-2 License required; exceptions

     453-3 Limited and temporary licenses

   453-3.1 Repealed

   453-3.2 Educational teaching license

   453-3.5 Training replacement temporary license

     453-4 Qualifications for examination and licensure

   453-4.5 Foreign medical graduates; alternative


   453-4.6 Licensure by endorsement

     453-5 Hawaii medical board; appointment, removal,


   453-5.1 Powers and duties of board

   453-5.2 Repealed

   453-5.3 Physician assistant; licensure required

   453-5.4 Physician assistant advisory committee

   453-5.5 Physician assistant; authority to sign documents

     453-6 Fees; expenses

   453-6.5 Repealed

     453-7 Form of license

   453-7.5 Review of complaints and information by department

     453-8 Revocation, limitation, suspension, or denial of


   453-8.1 Voluntary limitation of license

   453-8.2 Disciplinary action

   453-8.3 Repealed

   453-8.4 Summary suspension

   453-8.5 Repealed

   453-8.6 Discipline based on action taken by another state

           or federal agency; conditions; prohibition on


   453-8.7 Reporting requirements

   453-8.8 Physician workforce assessment fee; license;

           physician workforce information

     453-9 Repealed

    453-10 Witnesses in such proceeding

    453-11 Recalcitrant witnesses; contempt

    453-12 Perjury

    453-13 Penalty

    453-14 Duty of physician, osteopathic physician, surgeon,

           hospital, clinic, etc., to report wounds

    453-15 Who shall give consent to a postmortem examination

    453-16 Intentional termination of pregnancy; penalties;

           refusal to perform

    453-17 Subpoena of peer review adverse decision report

    453-18 Pelvic examinations on anesthetized or unconscious

           female patients


        Part II.  Emergency Medical Service Personnel

    453-31 Emergency ambulance service personnel

    453-32 License requirements for emergency medical services

  453-32.1 Renewal of licensure

  453-32.5 Provisional licensure

 453-32.51 Limited provisional licensure

  453-32.6 Delegation to committee of practicing emergency

           physicians or osteopathic physicians and emergency

           ambulance personnel

    453-33 Rules

    453-34 Licensure consistent with levels of practice;

           licensure of emergency medical technician 1


        Part III.  Expedited Partner Therapy

    453-51 Definitions

    453-52 Expedited partner therapy

    453-53 Information sheet

    453-54 Limitation of liability


Cross References


  Sunset evaluations modified, see §§26H-4 and 26H-5.

  Breast density mammography results; report and notification, see §321-46.

  Client-patient referrals, health care provider practices regulated, see §431:10C-308.7.

  Filing of electronic mail address, see §451D-5.

  Health care peer review, see chapter 671D.

  Health care professionals, see chapter 451D.

  Health maintenance organization act, see chapter 432D.

  Immunity for prescribing, dispensing, or distributing opioid antagonists, see chapter 329E.

  Physicians, appointment as child custody evaluators, see §571-46.4.

  Primary health care incentive program, see §321-1.5.


Law Journals and Reviews


  Driving into the Sunset:  A Proposal for Mandatory Reporting to the DMV by Physicians Treating Unsafe Elderly Drivers.  25 UH L. Rev. 59 (2002).

  Medical Malpractice in Hawai`i:  Tort Crisis or Crisis of Medical Errors?  30 UH L. Rev. 167 (2007).