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

2021 Year-end Tax Information

Star-Advertiser: State’s pension fund on a roll with 2.1% gain

Catherine Chan re-elected to Board of Trustees

Notice of Public Hearing – Proposed ERS Administrative Rules

Videos: ERS Overview, Noncontributory, Hybrid plans

Example Provided for Service Retirement Application (Form 18)

Holomua Newsletter for Members and Retirees

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.