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Hawaii Civil Rights Laws

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section 378-1, et seq. (Employment); 515-1, et seq. (Housing); 489-1, et seq. (Public Accommodations)
Agency Employment, Housing, Public Accommodations: Civil Rights Commission
Administrative Preemption Yes
Private Action Permitted? Employment: No; Housing: Yes, with exceptions; Public Accommodations: Yes
Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff? Employment: Yes; Housing: Yes; Public Accommodations: Yes
Statute of Limitations Employment: 90 days; Housing: 1 yr.; Public Accommodations: Not specified

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