The Hawaii Residential Landlord/Tenant Code Handbook is published by the State of Hawaii, Office of Consumer Protection. If you wish to purchase a copy of the handbook, it is available at the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs in the King Kalakaua Building at 335 Merchant Street in the Cashier’s office on the third floor and also at the Office of Consumer Protection, 235 South Beretania Street, Room 801. The handbook costs $2.00 and may also be purchased by mail. Send a written request to: The Cashiers Office; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Post Office Box 541; Honolulu, HI 96809. Checks are to be made payable to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
If you have further questions about obtaining a handbook or questions about the Landlord/Tenant Code itself, call the Office of Consumer Protection’s Residential Landlord/Tenant Hotline at 586-2634 Monday through Friday, 8 am to 12 noon.
For a complete copy of the Hawaii Residential Landlord/Tenant Code, you may go to any public library’s reference section and photocopy Chapter 521 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes. You will also find it on our website www.hawaii.gov/dcca/ocp.