Renters' Resources

Reach your neighbors with some


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.

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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 to look over and verify the legitimacy of that notice:

Eviction Checklist

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 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 and has phone numbers available from 8AM-4PM.

Oʻahu: (808) 528-7046

Island of Hawai'i: (808) 313-8210

Kauaʻi: (808) 698-8210

Maui: (808) 727-8210


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 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.