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Independent Contractors: Hawaii

Independent Contractors requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Michael Cardman, XpertHR Legal Editor


  • Hawaii courts apply a "control test" to determine whether or not an employment relationship exists under the state's Workers' Compensation Law. See Workers' Compensation.
  • Hawaii uses an "ABC test" to determine independent contractor status under the Hawaii Employment Security Law. See Unemployment Insurance.