Housing is a Human Right Honolulu Tenants Union

Reach your neighbors with some Flyers

Want to start organizing with your neighbors or your landlord's other tenants? We've made a few flyers that you may use to make the first part of reaching out a little easier.

Getting Evicted? Watch Our Video on The Eviction Process

New Eviction Notice Checklist Double Check Everything

If your landlord wants to evict you after August 6th, 2021, and before August 6th, 2022, double check the messaging you receive against this checklist to make sure it is legitimate. Legal Aid has a checklist available here to look over and verify the legitimacy of that notice.

Legal Help Need Legal Advice?

We are not lawyers and cannot give you legal advice. Legal Aid & Volunteer Legal Services are two options for legal help.

Legal Aid is available at https://www.legalaidhawaii.org/ and operates a phone number on weekdays from 9AM-11:30AM, and from 1PM-3:30PM.
The Oʻahu number is (808) 536-4302.
On neighbor islands the number is: (800) 499-4302.

Volunteer Legal Services is online at https://www.vlsh.org/ and has phone numbers available from 8AM-4PM.
On Oʻahu the number is: (808) 528-7046.
On The Big Island: (808) 313-8210.
On Kauaʻi: 808-698-8210.
Maui: 808-727-8210.

State-Provided Tenant Handbook

The state provides a landlord-tenant handbook to help you understand your rights under the current law and a hotline at (808) 586-2634. It's open from 8 AM until 12 Noon, Monday to Friday excepting holidays.

Hawai`i Civil Rights Commission Discrimination Help

The Hawai`i Civil Rights Commission is here for any complaints regarding Housing discrimination. Find out more at their website, click here or call (808) 586-8636.

Research Your Landlord

Even if they use a property management company as a middleman, your apartment's landlord knows a lot about you. Isn't it time you found more out about them? Our guide provides information to research your landlord and find out about the actual owner of the apartment you're renting. Click here to start.