Aloha and welcome to the State of Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) website, your online resource for education and information related to the ERS. The ERS is a qualified defined benefit public pension plan covered under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. It provides retirement, disability, survivor and other benefits to all eligible full-time and part-time State and county employees in the State of Hawaii as well as their beneficiaries. Funding for benefit payments comes from employer and member contributions, and investments. More information about the ERS can be found at Mahalo for visiting!

News and Updates

From the Employees’ Retirement System regarding Maui wildfires

Our hearts are with the families who have lost their loved ones and residents of Maui facing displacement in the wake of this tragic disaster. Mahalo to the firefighters, the search and rescue teams and the many other responders and volunteers working tirelessly in the recovery effort. The ERS stands ready to help our active and retired members and beneficiaries who need information regarding benefits. Please contact us if you have any questions:

Two ERS Investment Officers honored

Dr. Genevieve Gines Ley re-elected to ERS Board of Trustees

Frequently Asked Questions updated

Updated, New Federal Tax Withholding Forms

Videos: ERS Overview and Plans

Holomua Newsletter for Members and Retirees

2023 Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

Board Meetings & Events

August 2023 Wildfires: Information and Latest Updates