• Yes, Hawaii Does Have A Tip Credit, and It Needs Protecting

    January 2024 ·   · 

    In 2022, lawmakers in Hawaii approved a bill to put Hawaii’s minimum wage higher than any other state in the country: to reach $18 per hour by 2028. The state also has a minimal tip credit allowance for restaurant employers to count $1.25 in tips toward the higher minimum wage requirement. Yet as the hourly minimum wage has bumped up $2 per year for the last two…