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Hawaii voter registration guide

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Hawaii voter registration deadlines

  • Register to vote (online): Received by October 5, 2020
  • Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked by October 5, 2020
  • Register to vote (in person): Received by November 3, 2020

Check your Hawaii voter registration status

  • If you can't remember if you're registered to vote, or you want to make sure your information is correct, you can check your Hawaii registration using the Hawaii voter registration lookup tool.
  • If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.

Hawaii voter registration rules

To register in Hawaii you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • be a resident of the State of Hawaii
  • be 18 years old by Election Day (you may pre-register if you are 16)
  • not be incarcerated for a felony conviction
  • not be adjudicated by a court as non compos mentis

Register to vote online in Hawaii

  • You must include your Hawaii driver's license number or Hawaii state ID number and the last 4 digits of your social security number with your online voter registration application.
  • Visit the Hawaii online voter registration tool.
  • Fill out all the required fields.
  • You will be registered to vote as soon as you finish the workflow.
  • You should receive your voter registration card in the mail within 2-3 weeks. If not, you might want to follow up with your Local Election Office.
  • The deadline to register to vote online is received by October 5, 2020.

Register to vote by mail in Hawaii

  1. Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Box 6 - ID Number: Provide your Hawaii driver’s license or State identification number. If you do not have either number, provide the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you do not have any of these numbers, please write NONE on the form.
  3. Box 7 - Choice of Party: You do not need to register with a pollitical party.
  4. Box 8 - Race or Ethnic Group: Leave blank.
  5. Print, date, and sign the form. If you do not have a printer, you can print the form out at any local library. If you do not have a stamp, you can buy one from any grocery store: just ask the cashier to sell you one.
  6. Mail your voter registration form to the mailing address below. For faster delivery, send the form directly to your Local Election Office.
  7. Your voter registration form must be postmarked by October 5, 2020

Register to vote in person in Hawaii

  1. Contact your Local Election Office to find where to register to vote in person.
  2. Hawaii voters must provide their Hawaii driver's license number, state ID number, or the last four digits of their social security number with their voter registration application. Hawaii voters must also show an ID with their name and address. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: * a non-expired driver license from any state * a student ID card * a military ID card * a US passport * any other ID issued by any state or the federal government * a recent utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows the voter's name and address

Local Election Office

Contact your Local Election Office if you have questions about Hawaii voter registration.

Statewide election office

This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Hawaii elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.

Office of Elections  
State of Hawaii  
802 Lehua Avenue  
Pearl City, HI 96782