Hawaii Eviction Notice Forms

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A Hawaii eviction notice form to pay rent is a written document that states a tenant has a certain number of days to pay the rent 5 in Hawaii or to vacate the premises. Additionally, there are other notice forms for other possible grounds for evictions in Hawaii.

Read further to learn about what information is required on an eviction notice for it to be valid, legally acceptable ways of delivering notices and types of notices for all possible grounds for evictions.

Information Required for all Hawaii Notices

A landlord is expected to provide some basic information on all Hawaii eviction notices. This information includes:

  • The full name of the tenant(s)
  • The full address of the rental property
  • The reason the eviction notice is being issued
  • The date of the notice

Acceptable Ways of Delivering Notices

Although the state of Hawaii requires that a landlord provide his/her tenant with a written notice before proceeding with the eviction process, there are no statutes as to how the notice must be delivered. Therefore it is acceptable for a landlord to provide his/her tenant with an eviction notice by:

  • Personal delivery
  • Left with another person at the rental property
  • Posting at the rental property

Types of Eviction Notices

Each possible grounds for eviction has its own process and notice requirements.

Eviction Notice for Failure to Pay Rent – 5 Day Notice to Quit for Nonpayment of Rent

A Hawaii landlord is required to provide tenants with a written 5 Day Notice to Quit – Nonpayment of Rent when the rent isn’t paid on time. This notice must provide the tenant with 5 days to pay the rent before the landlord may proceed with the eviction process.

Along with the information required on all Hawaii notices, the 5 Day Notice to Quit – Nonpayment of Rent must include:

  • The date that tenancy began
  • The date that rent became delinquent
  • The amount of rent due
  • A statement informing the tenant that failure to pay the delinquent rent or vacate the property may result in an eviction order

Get the downloadable 5 Day notice to quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Eviction Notice for Lease Violation – 10 Day Notice to Quit

A Hawaii landlord must provide a tenant with a written 10 Day Notice to Quit. This notice must provide the tenant with 10 days to correct the issue if the violation can be corrected.

Along with the information required on all Hawaii notices, the 10 Day Notice to Quit must include:

  • A statement identifying the way in which the lease was violated
  • A statement identifying how the violation to the lease may be remedied
  • A statement informing the tenant that the violation must be remedied or the property vacated within 10 days

Get the downloadable 10 Day Notice to Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Eviction Notice for Illegal Behavior – 5 Day Notice to Quit – Nuisance

In the State of Hawaii, a landlord must provide a tenant with a 5 Day Notice to Quit – Nuisance when the tenant has caused a nuisance through illegal activity, threatened others, or caused significant damage to the rental property. This notice does not provide the tenant with the option of remaining on the property.

Along with the information required on all Hawaii notices, the 5 Day Notice to Quit – Nuisance must include:

  • A statement regarding the incident leading to the notice
  • A statement indicating that if the situation is not remedied within 24 hours the tenant must vacate the property within 5 days of the notice
  • A statement indicating that vacating the premises does not relinquish the tenant’s legal responsibilities

Get the downloadable 5 day Notice to Quit template form below (.pdf direct link)

Lease Termination Notice for Tenants at Will – 45 day Notice to Terminate at Will

A Hawaii landlord may end “at-will” tenancy by providing the tenant with a written Notice to Terminate. The landlord must provide a 45 Day Notice to Terminate at Will when the tenant is renting on a month-to-month basis.

Along with the information required on all Hawaii notices, the 45 Day Notice to Terminate at Will must include:

  • The date upon which the tenant is expected to vacate the property

Get the downloadable 45 Day Notice to Terminate template form below (.pdf direct link)