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Jury Duty: Hawaii

Jury Duty requirements for other states

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

Author: Susan A. P. Woodhouse, Littler

Summary

  • Employers in Hawaii must excuse employees from work to serve on a jury or serve as a witness. See Employers Obligated to Provide Leave.
  • All employees in Hawaii are eligible to take time off from work to serve on a jury or serve as a witness. See Employees Qualified for Leave.
  • Employers are not required to compensate employees for time spent on jury duty or serving as a witness. See Compensation During Leave.
  • Hawaii law protects an employee's job when the employee serves on a jury or as a witness. Employers cannot terminate, demote, lay off, penalize, threaten or coerce an employee because of jury or witness duty leave. See Prohibited Actions.