In Hawaii, being beyond the control of parents or guardians, violations of curfew and truancy are status offense behaviors. The upper age for delinquency jurisdiction and status offense jurisdiction is 17. The lower age for delinquency jurisdiction is 17, while the lower age for status offense jurisdiction is not specified.
Status offense cases are classified as status offenders. Four Circuit Court judges are designated family court judges and have jurisdiction over status offenders and delinquents. A court may extend jurisdiction until a juvenile reaches the full term of the disposition order.