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Our Company Culture

Recognized as a Top 250 business and one of Hawaii's Best Places to Work (Hawaii Business Magazine), Hawaii Dental Service values teamwork and camaraderie. We place great importance on treating others with aloha. The HDS culture is vibrant, fun and unique, offering employees as many opportunities to meet and collaborate with other departments in various ways throughout the year. Join the team!

HDS Employee Benefits


Benefits for employees and their eligible family



Medical plan benefits

Medical plan benefits at excellent rates

Dental coverage

Dental coverage


Flexible spending accounts

Flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care

401k retirement plan

401(k) retirement plan with company matching contributions


Life and accidental dismemberment

Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance


Long-term disability


Employee assistance program

Employee assistance program


Health & Wellness

  • Medical Coverage (includes: Prescription Drugs and Vision)
  • Dental Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Healthcare and Dependent Care
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Worker's Compensation (WC)
  • Access to UHA Exercise Classes (Monday – Thursday)
  • Semi-Monthly Massage

Financial Security

  • Retirement Benefits:
    • 401(k) – with a company match of $0.50 to the $1.00 for the
      first 6% of your deferral
    • Pension
  • Group Life Insurance (GLI) and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
  • Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holidays: Observe 9 Holidays + 2 Floating
  • Paid Jury Duty Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Transportation Benefits
  • PATCH Enhanced Child Care Referral Program

Training & Development

  • Educational Assistance
  • Mentorship Program
* Benefits are subject to change without notice.

HDS Employee Perks

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    Appreciation Days

    We value our employees. HDS employees enjoy annual appreciation days where special "treats" are provided in a fun way for all to enjoy.

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    Gift of Giving

    HDS's "Gift of Giving" policy allows employees to "gift" their paid time off (PTO) days to other employees who have exhausted their own PTO.

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    Referral Bonus

    HDS employees receive a cash reward for the successful hiring of an applicant you refer to HDS.

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    Fun Company-wide Activities

    "Fun" is serious business at HDS! With a dedicated "fun committee", HDS holds a variety of quarterly company activities and more - just for fun!

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    Discounts with Mobile Providers

    HDS employees receive exclusive discounts on their mobile plans with AT&T and Verizon.

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    Discounts with Sonicare

    HDS employees receive exclusive discounts on Sonicare Toothbrushes.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Hawaii Dental Service (HDS) embraces the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and strives to recruit and retain the most talented applicants from a diverse candidate pool. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. Our policies and procedures ensure that we deliver on that commitment with integrity, and that all employment decisions are based on merit and business need.