Hawaii Lease Termination Letter Form | Month to Month | 28/45 Day Notice

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Updated January 23, 2023

A Hawaii Lease Termination Letter Form is a required document when either a landlord or tenant wishes to terminate a month-to-month agreement. The State of Hawaii’s Statute § 521-71 requires that a landlord wishing to terminate a month-to-month contract must give their tenant at least forty-five (45) days’ notice their agreement shall terminate. Similarly, a tenant wishing to terminate such a rental agreement with a landlord must give twenty-eight (28) days’ notice of this intent.

Minimum Termination Period – 45 days’ notice for a landlord that decides to cancel and 28 days’ notice for tenants that terminate their lease.

LawsHRS § 521-71

How to Write


Step 1 – Check the first box then enter the date of the lease. The lease date will act as a reference to the lease arrangement. Then enter the day, month, and year of the termination date. Do not check the second box or address the second paragraph in any way.

Step 2 – Sign and print your name at the bottom.


Step 1 – Check the second box (ignore the first one), then enter the date of the lease arrangement. Next enter the termination of the lease in the appropriate spaces.

Step 2 – Odds are the landlord will be holding a security deposit. If this is the case, locate the third paragraph then enter the street address, city, state, and zip code where the landlord may send the security deposit.