Quick Answer

What employment benefits are offered by the City?

Exact benefits depend on the position, type of appointment, and length of appointment. In general, benefits may include:

  • Time Off
  • Health
  • Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training and Development
  • Child Care Center
  • Parking
  • Pre-tax Benefit on Transportation Expenses
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Mortgage Loans

Time Off

Vacation Sick Leave Holidays
Up to 21 days per year Up to 21 days per year 13 holidays per year, 14 in an election year
2012 Holiday Schedule


Plans offered may include medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, and life insurance. The amount the City pays is specified in the bargaining unit agreements.

Retirement Plan

All new employees have contributions deducted from their paychecks for their retirement plan.

Deferred Compensation

You can defer part of your pay to defer federal/state taxes until retirement. A Roth option is also available.

Employee Assistance Program

Free confidential counseling and referral services are available upon request.

Training and Development

Numerous opportunities are available through City sponsored training programs.

Child Care Center

The Early Education Center, Phone: (808) 533-0004, is located above the Frank Fasi Municipal Building.


Some job locations have free parking on-site. Others may have convenient parking at low monthly rates. ### Pre-tax benefit on Transportation Expenses

You may designate as a pre-tax item, your monthly City parking fee, bus pass, or mass transit fee paid via payroll deduction. Mass transit alternatives include TheBus, VanPool Hawai`i, and Handi-Van.

Credit Union Membership

Employees are eligible to join the following Credit Unions:

Mortgage Loans

Low-interest mortgage loans are available through the Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawai`i. Benefits are subject to change.