In Hawaii, elections are overseen by the Hawaii Secretary of State.

Check your Voter Registration Status and Find Your Polling Place:

https://olvr.hawaii.gov (bottom of page)


Registering to Vote in Hawaii:

  • If registering by mail, must register by October 9th to vote in the 2018 General Election.

  • Late registration is available during the early voting period. Register in person at any early voting location. Early voting is generally the two weeks prior to election day.

  • Register online (w/ a Hawaii ID), by mail, or in person.


Primary Rules:

  • Open Primaries, meaning any registered voter can choose to vote in either party primary (though voters may only vote in one primary).


Ways to Vote:

  • In Person on Election Day

  • By Mail (Register as permanent absentee or request a ballot by October 30th, 2018. Request form is available here.)

  • Early walk-in voting (Available weekdays and weekends, generally for about two weeks period to Election Day at these locations. For the 2018 General Election, the dates are Oct 23th-Nov 3rd.)


Know Before You Go:

  • ID is required to vote.

    • Forms of acceptable ID include valid photo ID (Drivers License, State ID, etc), a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or other government issued document that shows your name and address.

    • If you lack the appropriate ID, you may still cast a provisional ballot.

    • For information about or help obtaining an ID, consult Vote Riders' information page or call their hotline: (844) 338 8743.

  • Polling Hours: 7:00am - 6:00pm

  • Office of Elections Hotline: (808) 453-VOTE (8683)