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  453-3.1 Repealed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 qualifications

  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  453-5.2 Repealed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  453-6.5 Repealed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  453-8.3 Repealed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  453-8.5 Repealed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    453-9 Repealed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 Certification of emergency ambulance personnel

 453-32.1 Renewal of certification

 453-32.5 Temporary certification

453-32.51 Limited temporary certification

 453-32.6 Delegation to committee of practicing emergency

          physicians or osteopathic physicians and emergency

          ambulance personnel

   453-33 Rules


        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).


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