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Ask HPD: Pepper Sprays

05/07/2014


Q. Are Pepper Sprays allowed in Hawaii?
A. If you are 18 or older, you can buy pepper spray from a licensed retailer.

Q. Is it illegal to use pepper spray as a defense if I am attacked?
A. A person can use pepper spray in self defense, or to protect others, or to protect property. It's also important to remember that you can be held accountable for the level of force used in self defense.

Revised Ordinances of Honolulu Sec. 41-37.3


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