From Revised Ordinances of Honolulu. Chapter 40: PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES IN THE CITY; also see CHAPTER 136.
Article 15. Laser Pointers and Harassment with Laser Beams
40-15.2 Possession and providing of laser pointers prohibited.
40-15.3 Harassment by laser beams prohibited.
40-15.4 Violation--Penalties--Liability of parent.
Sec. 40-15.1 Definitions.
"Laser pointer" means any handheld laser which is not designed as a sighting device for a weapon, and which is not designed for use in a medical procedure. This term includes the product commonly referred to as a "laser pen." (Added by Ord. 99-09)
Sec. 40-15.2 Possession and providing of laser pointers prohibited.
(a) No person shall sell, give, loan or otherwise provide or cause to be provided a laser pointer to any person under 18 years of age.
(b) No person under 18 years of age shall possess a laser pointer.
(c) The prohibitions in subsections (a) and (b) shall not apply to any handheld laser devices used in a recreational activity commonly referred to as "laser tag," and which activity is offered for a fee or charge by an outdoor amusement facility, an indoor amusement and recreation facility or by an outdoor recreation facility, as these recreation and amusement facilities are defined in Section 21-10.1; provided that the devices shall be collected by the owner or operator of the facility following their use in the recreational activity.
(Added by Ord. 99-09)
Sec. 40-15.3 Harassment by laser beams prohibited.
No person shall intentionally focus, point or shine any laser beam directly or indirectly into the eye or eyes of another person, or on another person or animal, in such a manner as would reasonably be expected to annoy, harass or alarm the person or animal. (Added by Ord. 99-09)
Sec. 40-15.4 Violation--Penalties--Liability of parent.
(a) Any person convicted of violating any provision of this article shall be punished for each violation by a fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $500.00, by imprisonment for not more than 30 days, or both.
(b) Any father or mother of an unmarried minor who violates Section 40-15.3 shall be jointly and severally liable with the minor for any injury or damage suffered as a result of such violation.
(Added by Ord. 99-09)