Officers of Hawai’i.
Q: What types of elections does Hawai’i
A: In every even-numbered year, Hawai’i holds a primary election in
September and a general election in November. Hawai’i also holds a special
election to select members to the board of trustees of the Office of Hawaiian
Q: Are there special services for voters?
voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of physical, visual or hearing
disabilit, or an inability to read or write, may be given assistance by a
person of the voter’s choice other than the voter’s employer, agent of the
employer or agent of the voter’s union. Every polling place has a voter
assistance official who can provide:
* Language assistance to voters who
have difficulty with the English language.
* Assistance to voters with
* Curbside voting services to voters who are unable
to leave their vehicles to vote.
Additional information is available from
the voter hotline at 1-800-442-VOTE (8683). Persons with hearing or speech
disabilities can call the Office of Elections’ TTY phone at
Q: Who may register to vote?
A: Anyone who is a
citizen of the United States, a legal resident of Hawai’i and at least 16 years
old. (Note: Pre-registration is allowed at 16, but the legal voting age is 18).
Convicted and confined felons, and anyone declared mentally incompetent is not
Q: When should you reregister to vote?
A: When you’ve
changed your name, residence or mailing address, or haven’t voted in two