The Hawaii 28/45 day notice to quit, pursuant to § 521-71, is only used in month-to-month tenancies. Under Hawaii law, landlords must give month-to-month tenants at least forty-five (45) days notice before terminating the lease agreement. Tenants are required to give the landlord a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days notice before moving out (i.e. terminating the lease/rental agreement).
Note: Although landlords do not need any specific reason to end a month-to-month tenancy, they cannot terminate it due to the tenant’s race, sex, etc.
How to Write
Step 2 – Enter the date, ad address of the rental unit at the top of the notice. In the “To:” field, enter the full name of the tenant as it appears on the rental/lease agreement.
Step 3 – If you are the landlord, check the first box off and then enter the date of the lease. If you are the tenant, select the second box and then enter the lease date.
Step 4 – The “Proof of Service” section should be filled out upon delivering the notice to the tenant/landlord. Select the type of delivery method that was used, and then sign/print your name at the bottom of the page.