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Kokua Line: Why doesn’t TSA machine at airports recognize Hawaii REAL ID?

Question: Why doesn’t the TSA machine at airports recognize the Hawaii REAL ID (gold-star license)? I have been to many airports and the ID doesn’t scan in the system. If I’m at an airport with frequent Hawaii travelers, they know it doesn’t work in the system, but others ask for other IDs or a passport. One TSA agent in Honolulu said it is a well-known problem with Hawaii IDs. Why don’t they work and are we fixing it? Read more

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