Policy & Advocacy
State Employment First Efforts: Directive/Executive Order
- HI Governor’s Proclamation: October 2017 Governor’s Proclamation, endorsing Hawaii’s designation as an Employment First State. Does not specify a specific Employment First policy.
- HI Developmental Disabilities Division Statement on Employment First
- HI Employment First Legislation (proposed): Hawaii’s cross-disability Employment First bill (H.B. 747 HD1) was introduced in January 2019 but was not passed into law.
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