Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

  • How To: Vote

    Find out how, where, and when to vote. How to vote

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How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need a Hawaii Driver’s license (or State ID) and Social Security number to register online.

Register Online


Check if you’re registered to vote

Call (808) 453-VOTE (8683)

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be a resident of Hawaii
  • Be at least 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Not be in prison or jail for a felony
  • Not judged mentally incompetent by a court

How to Vote

Vote early
Oct 25–Nov 5

Bring a copy of an accepted ID, if required.


Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

Polls are open 7 AM–6 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 6 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring a copy of an accepted ID, if required.


Who can vote early

Any registered voter may vote by absentee ballot either by mail or in person.

 

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote early
Oct 25–Nov 5

Bring a copy of an accepted ID, if required.

Vote on Election Day
November 6

Polls are open 7 AM–6 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 6 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring a copy of an accepted ID, if required.

Voting requirements
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be registered to vote in Hawaii. Call (808) 453-VOTE (8683) to see if you’re registered.
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Live at a Hawaii address
  • Not be in jail or prison for being convicted of a felony
  • Not be judged mentally incompetent by a court

ID requirements

If you’re not voting for the first time in Hawaii, you don’t need to provide ID to vote by mail or in person

ID is only required in Hawaii if you’re a first time voter who registered by mail and you didn’t provide ID when you registered. If this applies to you, attach to your mail ballot or bring one of the following to vote:

  • Current driver’s license or state ID card
  • A current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address

Frequently Asked Questions