Hawaii State Minimum Wage – Increase to $8.50 per hour (Effective January 1, 2016)

TO:      All Principal Investigators and Fiscal Administrators

Effective January 1, 2016, the Hawaii State Minimum Wage will increase from $7.75 per hour to $8.50 per hour. There will also be subsequent increases to the minimum wage through Year 2018 as outlined below.
The minimum wage will increase as follows:

Effective January 1, 2017 $9.25 per hour
Effective January 1, 2018 $10.10 per hour

For PI’s whose employees are making less than $8.50 per hour: RCUH will reach out to you directly to inform you of your affected employees and will prepare the necessary paperwork to ensure that your employee’s compensation rate is adjusted accordingly.

IMPORTANT REMINDER: As required by the Hawaii Wage and Hour law and RCUH Policy 3.920 RCUH Federal and State Posting Requirements, you are responsible for posting the a href=”http://labor.hawaii.gov/wsd/files/2014/06/Minimum-Wage-Poster-June-2014.pdf”>“Notice to Employees – Hawaii State Minimum Wage poster.”

If you have any questions, please email Renee Doi, Assistant Director of Human Resources at [email protected].