Landlord – Tenant Information
Welcome to our Landlord-Tenant Information site. There are many resources for Landlord-Tenant information. You can call our Residential Landlord-Tenant Information Center, read our on-line brochures, or call “Consumer Dial.”
Governor David Ige’s recent emergency proclamations concerning the coronavirus have invoked special legal requirements applicable to Landlords and Tenants in Hawaii.
New information about the end of the Eviction Moratorium on August 6, 2021.
- Landlord Tenant FAQs
- Tenant Rights and Responsibilities
- Landlord Rights and Responsibilities
- Eviction Notice Requirements
Recently passed bills relating to landlords and tenants:
Residential Landlord-Tenant Information Center 586-2634 (from Oahu)
8:00 a.m. – 12 noon Monday through Friday, except State holidays
|From the neighbor islands (toll free):
974-4000, ext. 62634 (from the Big Island)
274-3141, ext. 62634 (from Kauai)
984-2400, ext. 62634 (from Maui)
1-800-468-4644, ext. 62634 (from Molokai & Lanai)
Residential Landlord-Tenant Handbook (PDF)
Residential Landlord-Tenant Code Messages
If a landlord and tenant are unable to resolve their disagreement(s), they may need legal assistance. However, many times, parties are able to settle their disputes without the use of attorneys, and the added expense of time and resources. Mediation may be an option. Below, you will find a link to the Hawai’i State Judiciary – Self-Help – Landlord-Tenant Claims website that contains information on getting legal help, and mediation. You can also click on the links below to learn more about mediation, also known as, “alternative dispute resolution,” or to find a mediation center on your island.
- Hawai’i State Judiciary – Self-Help – Landlord-Tenant Claims
- Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Mediation Centers