The state of Hawaii augments federal financial assistance programs with benefits that help families afford to have children with less worry about money. It offers several state-based regulations mandating infertility coverage, income replacement, and job protections. The progressive laws expand the social safety net for parents with growing families.
When a family member needs to utilize healthcare services, one or both parents may need to stop working. Caring for a sick family member, and an employee’s own disability are the leading reasons why employees must stop working temporarily.
Hawaii family leave regulations provide partial income replacement and job-protected leave rights, to help families make ends meet.