Minimum wage to increase to $12 on Oct. 1

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that per Act 114, Session Laws of Hawai‘i (2022), the Hawai‘i minimum wage will increase to $12 per hour beginning on Oct. 1, 2022. This is the first increase in the minimum wage since 2018 when the minimum wage rate was set at $10.10 per hour.