Calendar

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Information is available in alternate formats. If you require special assistance call the Office of Elections at 808-453-VOTE (8683). Neighbor Islands may call toll free 1-800-442-VOTE (8683) or e-mail us at [email protected]

Oct
1
Mon
Engaging in Hawaii’s Elections @ Pearl City Library
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Office of Elections invites voters to learn about the process behind voting, from voter registration to the release of results on Election Night. Also, learn about the critical role our volunteers have in making Hawaii’s elections happen.

Click here to RSVP to the event

Nov
26
Mon
Deadline to file election objections
Nov 26 all-day

File complaint on contests for cause in the General Election with the Hawaii State Supreme Court (HRS §11-174.5)

Mar
6
Wed
Determine party disqualifications
Mar 6 all-day
Determine party disqualifications
Mar 6 all-day
Feb
3
Mon
Candidate Filing
Feb 3 @ 7:45 am – Jun 2 @ 4:30 pm

Pick up nomination paper from the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §12-2.5)

Feb
20
Thu
Deadline to form a new political party
Feb 20 @ 4:30 pm

File petition to form political party, party rules, and officers with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-62)

Mar
11
Wed
Deadline to file party rules
Mar 11 @ 4:30 pm

File party rules with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-63)

Mar
19
Thu
Deadline to file party objections
Mar 19 all-day

File political party objections with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-62)

The deadline is not later than the twentieth business day after the petition is filed. As such, the deadline may be earlier depending on when the group filed its petition.

Apr
3
Fri
Deadline to submit precinct officials
Apr 3 @ 4:30 pm

Submit names of precinct officials to the Office of Elections (HRS §11-72)

May
9
Sat
Deadline to file party officers
May 9 @ 4:30 pm

File party officers with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-64)

Jun
2
Tue
Candidate filing deadline
Jun 2 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to file nomination paper for the Primary Election with the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §12-6)

Jun
3
Wed
Deadline to withdraw candidacy
Jun 3 @ 4:30 pm

Submit request to withdraw from the Primary Election for any reason to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-117)

Jun
9
Tue
Deadline to file objections to a nomination paper
Jun 9 @ 4:30 pm

File written objections to nomination paper for the Primary Election with the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §12-8)

Jun
19
Fri
Deadline to withdraw candidacy for ill health
Jun 19 @ 4:30 pm

Submit request to withdraw from the Primary Election for reasons of ill health to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-117)

Jun
24
Wed
Deadline to mail ballots to overseas voters
Jun 24 all-day

Mail Primary Election ballots to overseas voters (52 USC§20302 & HRS §15D-9)

Jul
9
Thu
Voter registration deadline
Jul 9 all-day

Last day to register to vote for the Primary Election with the Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-24). Voters are eligible for late registration for the Primary Election at either an early walk-in voting location or an election day polling place (HRS §§11-15.2 & 15-7)

Applications must be postmarked to your Clerk’s Office by July 12, 2018.

Jul
27
Mon
Early walk-in locations open
Jul 27 all-day

Open early walk-in voting locations and late registration for the Primary Election (HRS §15-7)

Jul
29
Wed
Deadline to submit poll watchers
Jul 29 @ 4:30 pm

Submit names of poll watchers for the Primary Election to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office ( HRS §11-77)

Aug
1
Sat
Deadline to request a mail ballot
Aug 1 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to request a mail ballot for the Primary Election from the Clerk’s Office (HRS §15-4)

Aug
5
Wed
Deadline to file presidential petitions
Aug 5 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to file presidential petitions with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-113(c)(2))

Aug
6
Thu
Early walk-in voting ends
Aug 6 all-day

Close early walk-in voting locations and late registration for the Primary Election (HRS §15-7)

Aug
8
Sat
Primary Election
Aug 8 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

HRS §12-2

Aug
14
Fri
Deadline to file election objections
Aug 14 all-day

File complaint on contests for cause in the Primary Election with the Hawaii State Supreme Court (HRS §11-173.5)

Aug
20
Thu
Deadline to submit ballot questions
Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm

Submit Constitutional Amendment questions, County Charter Amendment questions, and County Initiative questions to the Office of Elections (HRS §11-119)

Sep
4
Fri
Deadline to certify presidential candidates
Sep 4 @ 4:30 pm

Last day for qualified political parties to certify nominees for president and vice president to the Office of Elections (HRS §11-113(c)(1))

Deadline to submit presidential electors
Sep 4 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to submit names and addresses of nominees for presidential elector and alternates to the Office of Elections (HRS §14-21)

Sep
14
Mon
Deadline to withdraw candidacy for ill health
Sep 14 @ 4:30 pm

Submit request to withdraw from the General Election for reasons of ill health to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-117)

Sep
18
Fri
Deadline to mail ballots to overseas voters
Sep 18 all-day

Mail General Election ballots to overseas voters (52 USC§20302 & HRS §15D-9)

Oct
5
Mon
Voter registration deadline
Oct 5 all-day

Last day to register to vote for the General Election with the Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-24). Voters are eligible for late registration for the General Election at either an early walk-in voting location or an election day polling place (HRS §§11-15.2 & 15-7)

Oct
20
Tue
Early walk-in locations open
Oct 20 all-day

Open early walk-in voting locations and late registration for the General Election (HRS §15-7)

Oct
24
Sat
Deadline to submit poll watchers
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm

Submit names of poll watchers for the General Election to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-77)

Oct
27
Tue
Deadline to request a mail ballot
Oct 27 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to request a mail ballot for the General Election from the Clerk’s Office (HRS §15-4)

Oct
31
Sat
Early walk-in voting ends
Oct 31 all-day

Close early walk-in voting locations and late registration for the General Election (HRS §15-7)

Nov
3
Tue
General Election
Nov 3 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Hawaii State Constitution, Article II, Section 8

Nov
23
Mon
Deadline to file election objections
Nov 23 all-day

File complaint on contests for cause in the General Election with the Hawaii State Supreme Court (HRS §11-174.5)

Dec
14
Mon
Electoral College
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm

HRS §14-26

Mar
3
Wed
Determine party disqualifications
Mar 3 all-day