Voter Registration

How do I register to vote?

How do I check if I am registered to vote?

Do I have to register before each election?

I recently moved, do I have to update my registration?

The deadline to register has passed, can I still update my registration?

I am a U.S. Citizen residing overseas, how do I register to vote?

I am in the military, how can I request for a ballot?

How do I obtain a document to prove I’m registered to vote in Hawaii?

How do I cancel my voter registration?

I am 16 years old, can I register to vote?


Q: How do I register to vote?

A: You can register online, or by submitting a Wikiwiki Voter Registration & Permanent Absentee Application by mail or in-person.

Learn more about voter registration.

Q: How do I check if I am registered to vote?

A: You can verify your voter registration online by providing a Hawaii Driver’s License or State ID, and Social Security Number.

You may also contact us at 808-453-VOTE (8683). Neighbor Islands may call toll free at (800) 442-VOTE (8683). Please be prepared to provide name, residence address, and date of birth in order to verify your status.

Q: Do I have to register before each election?

A: No, once you have registered to vote, you do not have to re-register for each election. Re-registration is required only if you have moved or legally changed your name.

Q: I recently moved, do I have to update my registration?

A: Yes, re-registration is required if you have moved or legally changed your name. You can re-register online, or by submitting a Wikiwiki Voter Registration & Permanent Absentee Application by mail or in-person.

Q: The deadline to register has passed, can I still update my registration?

A: Yes, you still have time to update your existing registration. We encourage you to re-register ASAP.

Q: I am a U.S. Citizen residing overseas, how do I register to vote?

A: For information on how to register or obtain a ballot, visit Military and Overseas Voters.

Q: I am in the military, how can I request a ballot?

A: For information on how obtain an absentee ballot, visit Military and Overseas Voters.

Q: How do I obtain a document to prove I’m registered to vote in Hawaii?

A: To obtain a voter registration certificate, contact the Clerk’s Office where you are registered to vote.

Q: How do I cancel my voter registration?

A: To cancel your voter registration, contact the Clerk’s Office where you are registered to vote.

Q: I am 16 years old, can I register to vote?

A: State law allows for pre-registration at 16 years of age, but you must be 18 years of age by election day to vote.


Additional questions? Contact the Office of Elections or your Clerk’s Office.