392-22 Weekly benefit amount. Benefits shall be computed as weekly amounts in the manner provided in this section:

(1) If the average weekly wage of the employee is less than $26, the weekly benefit amount shall be equal to the average weekly wage but not more than $14;

(2) If the average weekly wage of the employee is $26 or more the weekly benefit amount shall be fifty-eight per cent of the average weekly wage rounded off, if not a multiple of $1, to the next higher multiple of $1;

(3) If the average weekly earnings of the employee exceed an amount equal to one fifty-second of the product obtained by multiplying the amount of the average annual wage in Hawaii, as determined pursuant to section 383-22(b), by the factor of 1.21, such excess shall not be included in the computation of the weekly benefit amount; and

(4) In no case shall the weekly benefit amount exceed the maximum weekly benefit specified in section 386-31. [L 1969, c 148, pt of 1; am L 1971, c 109, 1(a); am L 1992, c 31, 1]

 

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