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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Hawaii, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Hawaii Election Website or call (800) 442-VOTE (x 8683) to learn more about your states voting details.

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Important Dates - General Election

General Election Date

Voting Information for Hawaii

Your state has automatic vote by mail– if you're a registered voter, you'll receive a ballot in the mail whenever there's an election.

Don’t miss your next election!

Hawaii will hold its gubernatorial, state and congressional election in 2022.

Your voter registration application must be postmarked or submitted online by 30 days before Election Day. Hawaii is a vote-by-mail state. As long as your registration lists your current address, you will receive a ballot.

Forgot to register? No worries! You may go to voter service centers or your local elections office to register to vote in person through Election Day.

Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Presidential Primaries

Visit the Hawaii Republican Party and Democratic Party for more information.

Statewide Primaries

Hawaii holds open primaries. Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Find Your Representatives Explore Candidate Guides

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: TBD

You can vote in-person at your local voter service centers and elections office before the election from TBD for 2022. No excuse required. Early voting times may vary by county.  You may also register to vote in person. 

If you need a ballot by-mail delivered to an address that is different than what is on your registration, you must submit your request by one week before Election Day to receive a by-mail ballot. No excuse required.

Voters may return ballots by-mail, in-person, or at a voter service center so that they are received by 7 p.m. on Election Day.


Request Your BallotMore Mail-in & Early Voting Info

Voter ID + Access for Hawaii

Do Voters Need ID?

  • No, voters do not need an ID

More Chances to Register

  • You can register to vote during Early Voting.
  • You can register to vote on Election Day.

  • Pre-registration

    • The pre-registration age is 16
    Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

    17 year olds may be able to participate in the presidential selection process. See your state party websites for details.

    Have you been convicted of a felony?
    See what the registration laws are in your state below.

    Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws



    Voting and attending college?
    Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

    College Student Voting Info