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- Voter Registration Guide
- Ballot Packet
- Completing your ballot
- Check status of your ballot
- Returning your ballot
- Hawaii Island Service Centers
- Maui County Service Centers
- Kauai County Service Centers
- Oahu Service Centers
- Quick Reference Guide
VOTER REGISTRATION GUIDE
Registering and receiving your ballot.
HOW TO REGISTER
Online: Visit elections.hawaii.gov and click Register to Vote. You must have a current Hawaii Driver License or State ID to log in to the online voter registration system.
Download: Print a Voter Registration Application from elections.hawaii.gov/voters/applications.
In-person: Pick-up an application from an election office, U.S. post office, or most state agencies.
Mail or drop-off your completed Voter Registration Application to your County Elections Division by October 5.
NOT SURE IF YOU ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE OR IF YOUR ADDRESS IS CURRENT?
You must be properly registered to ensure you receive your mail ballot packet. That means, if you have moved to a new residence, or changed your name or mailing address, you must update your voter registration.
You can check your voter registration at elections.hawaii.gov by logging in with your Hawaii Driver License or State ID. You may also contact the Office of Elections or your County Elections Division. See below guide for telephone numbers.
Update your registration by simply following the same directions listed under HOW TO REGISTER.
YOUR MAIL BALLOT PACKET INCLUDES:
Review the instructions, contests and candidates on both sides. To vote, completely darken in the box to the left of the candidate using a black or blue pen.
• Ballot Secrecy Sleeve
Re-fold your voted ballot and place it in the ballot secrecy sleeve. This ensures your right to secrecy as ballots are prepared for counting. Then, place it in your return envelope.
• Return Envelope
Read the affirmation statement and sign the return envelope before returning it to your County Elections Division. After your County Elections Division validates the signature, your ballot will be counted. You must sign the return envelope for your ballot to be counted.
After your County Elections Division validates the signature, your ballot will be counted.
CHECK THE STATUS OF YOUR BALLOT:
Beginning October 1, you can check the status of your mail ballot packet and your voted return envelope at elections.hawaii.gov.
Mail Ballot Packet Created:
As mail ballot packets are prepared, you can check that your mail ballot packet was created. You should receive it by October 16. If you don’t, check that your registration is current and request a replacement from your County Elections Division.
This confirms that your return envelope has been delivered to your County Elections Division and they are processing it for signature validation.
Once your signature is validated, your ballot will be counted. You can also download your 2020 General Election #HiVoted sticker!
RETURNING YOUR VOTED BALLOT:
• By Mail
Your return envelope is postage-paid via the U.S. Postal Service and addressed to your County Elections Division. Mail your signed ballot no later than October 27 to ensure it is received by the close of voting at 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Ballots received after the deadline cannot be counted even if it is postmarked by Election Day.
Drop off your voted ballot to a voter service center or place of deposit established by your County Elections Division. Find location details at elections.hawaii.gov.
VOTER SERVICE CENTERS:
Accessible in-person voting and same-day voter registration are available at voter service centers in your County. Voter service centers are open October 20 through November 2, Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday, November 3 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
West Hawaii Civic Center Community Room Building G
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
County of Hawaii Aupuni Center Conference Room
101 Pauahi Street, #1 Hilo, HI 96720
Lanai Police Station Conference Room
855 Fraser Avenue Lanai City, HI 96763
Mitchell Pauole Center Conference Room
90 Ainoa Street Kaunakakai, HI 96748
Velma McWayne Santos Community Center
395 Waena Street Wailuku, HI 96793
Piikoi Building Conference Room A / B
4444 Rice Street Lihue, HI 96766
530 South King Street Honolulu, HI 96813
1000 Uluohia Street Kapolei, HI 96707
For voter registration information or to request a replacement ballot, contact your County Elections Division.
County Elections Division
County of Hawaii (808) 961-8277
County of Maui (808) 270-7749
County of Kauai (808) 241-4800
City & County of Honolulu (808) 768-3800
State of Hawaii Office of Elections
Telephone: (808) 453-VOTE (8683) Neighbor Islands Toll Free 1-800-442-VOTE