Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 5. Crimes and Criminal Proceedings § 706-660




(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person who has been convicted of a class B or class C felony may be sentenced to an indeterminate term of imprisonment except as provided for in section 706-660 . 1 relating to the use of firearms in certain felony offenses and section 706-606.5 relating to repeat offenders.  When ordering such a sentence, the court shall impose the maximum length of imprisonment which shall be as follows:

(a) For a class B felony-ten years;  and

(b) For a class C felony-five years.

The minimum length of imprisonment shall be determined by the Hawaii paroling authority in accordance with section 706-669 .

(2) A person who has been convicted of a class B or class C felony for any offense under part IV of chapter 712 may be sentenced to an indeterminate term of imprisonment;  provided that this subsection shall not apply to sentences imposed under sections 706-606.5 , 706-660.1 , 712-1240.5 , 712-1240.8 as that section was in effect prior to July 1, 2016, 712-1242, 712-1245, 712-1249.5, 712-1249.6, 712-1249.7, and 712-1257.

When ordering a sentence under this subsection, the court shall impose a term of imprisonment, which shall be as follows:

(a) For a class B felony--ten years or less, but not less than five years;  and

(b) For a class C felony--five years or less, but not less than one year.

The minimum length of imprisonment shall be determined by the Hawaii paroling authority in accordance with section 706-669 .





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