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2018 Hawaii Revised Statutes | Title 25: Professions and Occuptations | 453. Medicine and Surgery

HI Rev Stat ยง 453-16 (2018)
Intentional termination of pregnancy; penalties; refusal to perform.

(a)2(b) Abortion shall mean an operation to intentionally terminate the pregnancy of a nonviable fetus. The termination of a pregnancy of a viable fetus is not included in this section.

(a)2(c) The State shall not deny or interfere with a female's right to choose or obtain an abortion of a nonviable fetus or an abortion that is necessary to protect the life or health of the female.

(a)2(e) Nothing in this section shall require any hospital or any person to participate in an abortion nor shall any hospital or any person be liable for a refusal.