How to Register to Vote in the Hawai‘i General Election

Photo: Diane Lee


Important Voting Dates

Oct. 6
Voter registration due

Oct. 21–Nov. 1
Early walk-in voting

Oct. 28
Absentee application due

Nov. 4
General election


Voters must be citizens of the U.S., residents of the State of Hawai‘i, and at least 18 years of age by Election Day.

Voters must re-register in the cases of legal name change, change of residence or change of mailing address since the last election.

To register, pick up an affidavit on application (the Wikiwiki Voter Registration & Permanent Absentee form) from the following:

  • City/County Clerk’s Offices

  • Hawai‘i State Libraries

  • Office of Elections website:

  • Satellite City Halls

  • State agencies

  • U.S. Post Offices

  • Phone directories

In order to vote in the general election Nov. 4, voters must turn in their completed registration forms by Oct. 6 to their City/County Clerk.

Source: Hawai‘i state Office of Elections.


Quick Links

Polling Place Locator:
Campaign Spending Commission:
National Institute on Money in State Politics:
Center for Responsive Politics:

Have questions or want to know more? Visit the Office of Elections website at, email or call 453-VOTE (8683) or toll-free for Neighbor Islands at (800) 442-VOTE (8683).