HAW. REV. STAT. §708-890 Definitions. As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:
"Access" means to gain entry to, instruct, communicate with, store data in, retrieve data from, or otherwise make use of any resources of a computer, computer system, or computer network.
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"Without authorization" means without the permission of or in excess of the permission of an owner, lessor, or rightful user or someone licensed or privileged by an owner, lessor, or rightful user to grant the permission.
[§708-891] Computer fraud in the first degree. (1) A person commits the offense of computer fraud in the first degree if the person knowingly, and with intent to defraud, accesses a computer without authorization and, by means of such conduct, obtains or exerts control over the property of another.
(2) In a prosecution for computer fraud in the first degree, it is a defense that the object of the fraud and the property obtained consists only of the use of the computer and the value of such use is not more than $300 in any one-year period.
(3) Computer fraud in the first degree is a class B felony. [L 2001, c 33, pt of §1]
[§708-891.5] Computer fraud in the second degree. (1) A person commits the offense of computer fraud in the second degree if the person knowingly, and with the intent to defraud, transfers, or otherwise disposes of, to another, or obtains control of, with the intent to transfer or dispose of, any password or similar information through which a computer, computer system, or computer network may be accessed.
(2) Computer fraud in the second degree is a class C felony.
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