State of Hawaii Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2021

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State of Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle (no image)
Linda Lingle
29 Ratings
Pros
  • "Vacation, sick leave, holidays, retirement(in 13 reviews)

  • "Lots of vacation and sick leave(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay and everyone is paid whether they work well or not(in 3 reviews)

  • "My health insurance costs me over(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Love it

      Mar 4, 2021 - Secretary in Honolulu, HI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      culture, compensation, benefits, environment, and people are great.

      Cons

      not much growth without a degree

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Exceptional People

      Apr 9, 2021 - Systems Analyst in Honolulu, HI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with

      Cons

      Compensation and benefits need to be competitive to retain talent

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good pay for part time work

      Mar 25, 2021 - Paraprofessional Teacher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The schedule is great for me.

      Cons

      Difficult to get changes made. Too much bureaucracy.

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great people, pay needs more work

      Apr 9, 2021 - Information Technology 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people and hours as well as health benefits.

      Cons

      Salary is lacking by a lot compared to private or federal sectors.

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    5. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Rewarding job, low pay

      Apr 19, 2021 - Subsitute Teacher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Rewarding to work with kids

      Cons

      Extremely low pay in one of the most expensive places to live

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      State of Hawaii

      Feb 17, 2021 - Human Resources Specialist III in Honolulu, HI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great long term benefits and great workers.

      Cons

      There are no cons to becoming a civil service employee!

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great people to work with

      Feb 24, 2021 - Pre Trial Officer in Honolulu, HI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Certain people are good at teaching the procedures.

      Cons

      Eh. a bit particular. but policies are not centralized between the long-term workers and the new workers. it seems picky on procedures apply to and it usually does not get implemented on the old workers.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Long Term Substitute Teacher

      Jan 29, 2021 - Long Term Substitute Teacher in Mililani, HI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Schools are very nice to the workers

      Cons

      Missed Pay Periods They make Substitutes feel like their are last in line

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      State of Hawaii Review

      Dec 11, 2020 - Veterans Employment Representative/DVOP in Honolulu, HI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benefits with this organization are great!

      Cons

      The potential for furloughs are stressful.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good benefits

      Jan 31, 2021 - Contracts Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The position had great benefits

      Cons

      The pay was relatively low

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