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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on June 9, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Hawaii, we recommend that you visit Resilient Hawaii or KITV's Coronavirus Tracker.

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Description of Program and Relief

Family Leave Law

Description of Program and Relief

Hawaii’s existing Family Leave Law program provides 4 workweeks of leave to take care of a family member because of a serious health condition, which the DLIR has stated may include illness or quarantine associated with COVID-19.

Government or Lead Agency

Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

Dates Available

Effective immediately

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Leave under this law may be taken by an eligible employee affected by COVID-19 in order to care for the spouse, reciprocal beneficiary, child or parent of the employee, if such spouse, son, daughter or parent has a serious health condition.

The employee must have been employed by the employer for 6 consecutive months and the employer must have at least 100 employees.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


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