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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 Voter Registration Application by mail or in-person. Applications must be submitted to your County Elections Division by:

Primary: July 9, 2020
General: October 5, 2020

Same day voter registration is available at voter service centers during the following dates:

     Primary: July 27 – August 8
General: October 20 – November 3

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 License or Hawaii State ID, and the last four digits of your 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 Voter Registration Application by mail or in-person.

Q: The deadline to register has passed, can I still register to vote?

A: Yes, you may register at a voter service center within your county during the following dates:

Primary Election: July 27 – August 8
General Election: October 20 – November 3

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 County Elections Division where you are registered to vote.

Q: How do I cancel my voter registration?

A: To cancel your voter registration, contact the County Elections Division  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 County Elections Division.