Hawaii Election Information

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Registration Information

The deadline to register vote in Hawaii is: Postmarked 30 days before the election.

You may register to vote if you are:

  • A citizen of the United States of America;
  • A legal resident of Hawaii; and
  • At least 18 years of age.

Pre-registration: Hawaii laws allow U.S. citizens to pre-register at the age of 16, but must be 18 years old by election day to vote.

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To check the status of your voter registration, click here.

When can I vote in Hawaii?

Early Voting Information

In-person early voting available? Yes
By mail early voting available? Yes


Absentee walk-in polling places are located at the offices of the city or county clerk where you reside, and are open beginning the Tuesday, 14 days before the election, and ending the Saturday before the election.  Click here to find out when and where to go. And don't forget to bring your ID!

To vote absentee by mail before Election Day, you must complete an application for an absentee ballot and return it your city or county clerk by 4:30pm on the Tuesday before the election.  This will ensure that you receive your ballot in time to vote and return it before Election Day.

Voting Hours on Election Day

The polls are open from:

7:00am to 6:00pm

Please contact your state election office for additional voting information, or click here to learn more about voting absentee in your state.

Where do I vote?

Find out here.
For more information, contact your state election office.

What do you need to bring?

All voters must present a form of photo identification with a signature - whether you vote early or on Election Day.    

Note: If you registered to vote for the first time in Hawaii and did so by mail, you will be required to provide proof of identification on Election Day. Proof of identification includes a copy of:

  • A current and valid photo identification
  • A current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or government document that shows your name and address

If you do not provide the required proof of identification with this Affidavit on Application for Voter Registration, you will be required to do so at your polling place, or with your voted absentee mail-in ballot.

For more information, contact your state election office.

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