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 ers.ehawaii.gov/about-the-ers. Mahalo for visiting!