Hawaii Minimum Wage
What are Minimum Wages in Hawaii?
What's the minimum wage in Hawaii? For entrepreneurs and small business owners with employees, it's important to know whether your state has a minimum wage law. Information on minimum wages can be tough to find so we've done the research for you. Here's the minimum wage for Hawaii.
As of January 1, 2021, minimum wage in Hawaii is $10.10.
Hawaii is one of 45 states that have enacted minimum wage laws. Its minimum wage, as of January 1, 2021, is $10.10, which is $2.85 more than the current Federal minimum wage of $7.24.
The minimum wage in Hawaii was low for many years. It was equal to the current Federal minimum wage rate of $7.25 for many years, dating back to 2007.
However, in May 2014, Hawaii decided to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 by 2018. There was a 50 cent boost in 2015, and then a 75 cent jump in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Please realize that the Hawaii minimum wages cited above may have changed since we posted this minimum wage information. State minimum wages can change because new laws are enacted or because old laws contained scheduled increases. You should also be aware that state law often exempts particular company types, occupations and industries. To get the latest minimum wages for Hawaii, visit www.dol.gov .
Last Updated: January 4, 2021.
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