Aloha and welcome to the State of Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) website, your online resource for education and information related to the ERS. Our membership is comprised of active and inactive vested public employees working for the State & Counties of Hawaii. The ERS provides retirement, disability, survivor, and other benefits to more than 135,000 members and retirees, as well as their beneficiaries. Mahalo for visiting!

News and Updates

Frequently Asked Questions during COVID-19

ERS receives public pension standards award

Trustee Barfield named board vice-chairman

Williams elected to National Council on Teacher Retirement executive committee

Star-Advertiser: State pension fund rockets to record 26.2% 1-year return

CIO Burton named ‘Advocate of the Year’

Videos: ERS Overview, Noncontributory, Hybrid plans

Example Provided for Service Retirement Application (Form 18)

Holomua Newsletter for Members and Retirees

2021 Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

2022 Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule


Board Meetings & Events

ERS Office-Visit Procedures: Visitors to Employees’ Retirement System offices must provide verification of being fully vaccinated or if not fully vaccinated, provide a negative COVID-19 test result (taken within 72 hours of the ERS office visit) as a condition of entry. Contact the ERS at 808-586-1735 or the office on your island before visiting. Click here to view the full message. Mahalo.