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Other Leaves: Hawaii

Other Leaves requirements for other states

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

Author: Anna Elento-Sneed, Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing


  • There are various types of leave that may be available to an employee in Hawaii. See Leaves of Absence.
  • Hawaii has a state family and medical leave law applicable to certain private employers.See Family and Medical Leave.
  • A covered employer must provide eligible employees with leave for organ, bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cell donation. See Organ, Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Donation Leave.
  • An employer must provide an eligible employee with leave if the employee or his or her minor child is a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking and the leave is used to, among other things, seek medical attention for the employee to recover from psychological injuries or disabilities caused by the violence. See Domestic Violence Leave.
  • An employer is prohibited from terminating, threatening or otherwise coercing an employee because the employee receives a summons, responds to a summons, serves as a witness or attends court as a prospective witness. See Witness Leave.
  • If an employee does not have two consecutive hours between the time the polls open and close in which to vote (excluding meal and rest breaks), the employer must provide the employee two hours of time off in which to vote. See Voting Leave.