Contacting the State Recruiting Office

Recruitment Counter Service Hours:

Monday to Friday
7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hawai‘i Standard Time (HST)
Closed on State Observed Holidays.

Phone Numbers:

(808) 587-1111

Telephone assistance available during business hours 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday (HST). Not available on State Observed Holidays.

TTY: 1-877-447-5990


Department of Human Resources Development
State Recruiting Office
Leiopapa a Kamehameha Building
235 South Beretania Street, 11th Floor
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813-2437

Click Here for a map of our Office. Our office is located in the Leiopapa a Kamehameha Building, Eleventh Floor, 235 South Beretania Street. If you are heading in the Ewa direction on South Beretania Street, we are located on the next block after the State Capitol between the cross streets of Richards and Alakea, directly across of the St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Parking is available at the Ali‘i Place Building’s parking structure located at 1099 Alakea Street, just makai (oceanside) of the intersection of Alakea and South Hotel Streets.

After Hours Online Technical Difficulties:

If you are experiencing online difficulties after our normal business hours, call (808) 587-0955 and leave a voice mail message that includes ALL of the following information:

1. Your full legal name.

2. Your daytime phone number.

3. The job title of the position you are applying for.

4. A BRIEF description of the online difficulties you are encountering.

5. The date and time you experienced the difficulty.

We will return your call on the next business day to assist you. Please be assured that an exception may be granted once we verify with our systems administrator that there were technical problems with our system.

IMPORTANT REMINDER: The above five items must be included in your voicemail message in order to be given consideration for an exception.