Private employees. State law does not require employers to pay employees for absences caused by jury duty or court appearances. Although not required to do so, many employers do pay all employees called to jury duty or court appearances, regardless of exempt or nonexempt status. (See Federal Law Considerations for Exempt Employees in this section for additional information.)
Courts in Hawaii do pay jurors a per diem fee plus mileage. There is no state law that requires employers to reimburse employees for the difference between jury fees and their regular pay.
State employees. State workers are allowed reasonable time off with pay for jury or witness duty.
The prevailing attitude among employers is that an employee summoned to serve on a ...