New Developments with Unemployment Insurance. The State of Hawaii’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program to include self-employed, 1099, project/gig employee claims!

The State of Hawaii’s Unemployment Insurance system has been revamped to include the acceptance and processing of bonafide self-employed, 1099 and project/gig economy claims for employees who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. These claims are covered by the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, covered under the CARES Act.
–To go directly to the PUA program application process: https://pua.hawaii.gov/_/