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Hawaii generally does not prohibit the carrying of guns in schools, except by students.

Any student who possesses a firearm at an elementary or secondary school shall be “excluded” for not less than one year.1 The Superintendent, on a case-by-case basis, may modify this exclusion. If a child is excluded from attending school, the Superintendent shall ensure that substitute educational activities or other appropriate assistance shall be provided.2


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  1. Haw. Rev. Stat. § 302A-1134(b).[]
  2. Id.[]