§577-18  Parents allowing children in street, prohibited when; penalty.  Any parent or guardian having the care, custody, and control of a child under sixteen years of age, who, except in case of necessity, knowingly, and voluntarily suffers or permits such child to go or remain on any public street, highway or public place after ten o'clock in the evening and before four o'clock in the morning, unaccompanied by an adult person thereto authorized by such parent or guardian, shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned not more than twenty days. [L 1896, c 29, §2; RL 1925, §3050; RL 1935, §4532; am L 1943, c 78, pt of §1; RL 1945, §12284; RL 1955, §330-16; HRS §577-18; am L 1975, c 77, §1(7)]


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  Classification of offense and authorized punishment, see §§701-107, 706-640, 706-663.