Hawaii Drug Testing Laws

Covered Employers

All employers are covered should they choose to implement drug testing in the workplace.

Applicant Testing

  • Applicant should be given notice in writing (including substances to be tested for)
  • Applicant should have the opportunity to disclose current prescription and nonprescription medications
  • Testing required of civil service applicants in Honolulu

Employee Testing

  • The employee should be given notice in writing (including substances to be tested for)
  • The employee should have an opportunity to disclose current prescription and nonprescription medications

Conditions & Methods

  • Confirming test in case of a positive result
  • Privacy in specimen collection and reliability of results


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