Are written agreements required?
In Hawaii, it is legal to have a written or oral lease agreement.
Must a landlord provide a condition report to tenant?
Before starting a tenancy, a landlord must write a detailed report of the condition of the property. This report should be completely accurate explaining the state of the property, including a precise list of items or furnishings and the condition they are in.
Is the landlord required to disclose his/her address?
The landlord or agent must provide the tenant, in writing, their name and address to receive rent, notices and demands. The tenant must be notified of any change of the landlord or agent’s information.
Please Note: Failing to provide disclosure as specified above may result in a $100 fine to the Landlord.
How much notice must a landlord give before entering the rental?
A 48 hour minimum notice is required for entry, except in cases of an emergency.