Background Checks

Important background check guidelines and information regarding national criminal background checks, criminal record checks, criminal history checks, court and MVR fees in the state of Hawaii.

State Laws in Hawaii

Need To Run Background Screenings in Hawaii?

Hire Image provides comprehensive Hawaii background checks including the following:

  • Employment background checks
  • Criminal background checks
  • Drug screening tests
  • Educational verifications
  • Driving record searches

Currently, Hawaii employers are prohibited from inquiring about an applicant’s Criminal History prior to a conditional offer of employment.

Currently, Hawaii employers are prohibited from making employment-related decisions based on an individual’s Credit History or credit report. An employer can inquire about a prospective employee’s credit history only after a conditional job offer has been made. Employers can only use credit history when it is “directly related to a bona fide occupational qualification.”

Currently, Hawaii allows the use and possession of marijuana by individuals for medical purposes by qualifying patients who have a recommendation from a doctor to use Medical Marijuana. The law specifically prohibits the use of marijuana at the workplace.

Currently, Hawaii employers are prohibited from asking applicants about their prior Compensation History. The law covers a broad range of employers, including employment agencies and agents. As long as they have at least one employee in the state, they are subject to the law.

Hawaii County Criminal Search Access Fees

Hawaii, All Counties, $7.25

Hawaii Statewide Criminal Search Access Fees

Hawaii Statewide Access Fee $11.00

Hawaii MVR Access Fees

Hawaii MVR Access Fee $23.85

See the Hire Image Resource Library for more information and to access helpful, up-to-date resource guides for your background and drug screening needs.

Easily request our online Hawaii background checks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Fast turnaround times. Simple and affordable.

Free Background Screening Compliance Review

Are You In Compliance? These 6 steps will help you stay in background screening compliance.

  • Candidate notification (stand-alone disclosure)
  • Obtain candidate’s signed authorization AND provide
  • Mandatory FCRA summary of rights and state disclosures
  • Pre-adverse notification (if applicable)
  • Leave time for candidate to dispute
  • You decide: Hire, or Not (send adverse action letter)

Let Hire Image experts review your background screening forms and process to assess compliance with federal and local laws and regulations.

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