Take a number

Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

Joyce Evans waits her turn with two numbers, Monday afternoon — one she pulled from the new machine, and another being a discard that was on the table — at Driver Licensing in the Lihue Civic Center.

Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

Michelle Rubio of the Finance Department pulls a motor vehicle registration number for a customer, Monday at the Lihue Civic Center. In the background is the number distribution machine for Driver Licensing.

LIHUE — The County’s Drivers License Division is piloting a take-a-number system that started Monday to make acquiring licenses and permits for drivers of motor vehicles and customers seeking Hawaii Identification Cards more efficient and comfortable.