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

Frequently Asked Questions updated

Dr. Genevieve Gines Ley named Chair, Bennett Yap Vice-Chair of Board of Trustees

Updated, New Federal Tax Withholding Forms

ERS Appoints Kristin Varela as New Chief Investment Officer

Videos: ERS Overview, Noncontributory, Hybrid plans

Holomua Newsletter for Members and Retirees

2023 Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

Board Meetings & Events