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Voting in Hawaii

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Am I Eligible To Vote in Hawaii?

To register to vote in the State of Hawaii , an individual must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be A legal Resident of Hawaii,and
  • Be 18 years of age or older on Election Day
  • Incarcerated felons [HRS 831-2] and people adjudicated mentally incompetent are not allowed to vote

Hawaii laws allow U.S. citizens to pre-register at age sixteen (16), but must be eighteen (18) years old by election day to vote.

Voter Registration Options in Hawaii

You have the following 3 options to register to vote in Hawaii:

In Person

Visit the Office of Elections or your Clerk’s Office to submit an application in person.

Click here to get the address and phone number for the board of registrars office in your county

By Mail

Please print & submit a complete application to your clerk office

Click here to download the Mail-In Voter Registration Form


You must have a current Hawaii Driver’s License or State ID to complete an application online.

Click here to Register Online

How Do I Know I'm Registered?

  • Consider yourself registered when- and only when- you receive an acknowledgment from your county clerk.
  • Never assume you are registered to vote until you have received this acknowledgment.
  • Call your county clerk and inquire about the status of your application.
  • Check your voter registration status online by visiting this site

Voting Options in Hawaii

You have the following 3 options to vote in Hawaii:

In Person

Voters may also walk-in to any early walk-in location in their county to cast their vote before election day.

Click here to locate voting locations

Voting By Mail

To request a mail ballot for a specific election or election cycle

Click here to download the Mail-in Ballot

Early Voting

Voters do not have to wait until election day to vote. Any registered voter may request a mail ballot or cast their vote at an early walk-in location within their county.

Click here to locate early voting locations

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