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Visit the Hawaii Online Voter Registration System to register to vote, update your registration, or to check your registration status. You must have a current Hawaii Driver License or State ID to use the online system.

You may also register or update your registration by completing a Voter Registration Application. Submit your completed application to your County Elections Division. The Voter Registration Application is also available at the following locations.

  • U.S. Post Offices
  • State Libraries
  • Satellite City Halls
  • Most State Agencies
  • Clerks Offices
  • Office of Elections
  • A U.S. Citizen

Non-U.S. citizens, including U.S. nationals do not qualify.

  • A Resident of the State of Hawaii

The residence stated by the applicant cannot simply be because of their presence in the State, but that the residence was acquired with the intent to make Hawaii the person’s legal residence with all the accompanying obligations therein.

  • At least eighteen (18) years of age

Hawaii law allows qualified individuals to pre-register at sixteen (16) years of age.  Upon reaching eighteen (18) years of age, they will be automatically registered.

Applications must be submitted to your County Elections Division by:

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

Same Day Registration is available at voter service centers:

Primary Election: July 27 through Election Day, August 8, 2020
General Election: October 20 through Election Day, November 3, 2020

A person knowingly providing false information on a voter registration affidavit may be guilty of a Class C felony, punishable by up to five (5) years imprisonment and/or $10,000 fine. HRS §19-3.5

Registered voters will receive a voter notification card (“yellow card”) prior to Election Day. Receipt of this card confirms that you are a registered voter in the State of Hawaii and will automatically be mailed a ballot. Should you wish to verify your voter registration status, utilize the Online Voter Registration System, or contact us at (808) 453-VOTE (8683) or toll free at 1-800-442-VOTE (8683).

You must update your voter registration if you changed your name, residence or mailing address. You can update your registration online or by completing a Voter Registration Application and submitting it to your County Elections Division.

If you miss the application deadline, you may register and vote at a voter service center in your county.

Voter service centers for the 2020 Elections are open between the following dates, excluding Sundays. For information on locations and hours, visit the Voter Service Centers and Places of Deposit page.

Primary Election: July 27 through Election Day, August 8, 2020
General Election: October 20 through Election Day, November 3, 2020

Should you wish to cancel your voter registration, please contact your County Elections Division.

Additional Questions? Visit Frequently Asked Questions for answers to the most common questions about voter registration.


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]