Kauai Elections Office

To register to vote in Hawaii, you must be a US Citizen, a legal resident of the State of Hawaii, and be at least eighteen (18) years of age. A Voter Registration application may be used for first-time registration, name change, address change, and to update your signature.

Voter Registration Application

Paper Application Deadline: October 31 at 4:30 p.m.
Electronic Application Deadline: November 8 at 7:00 p.m.


Step 1:

Go to olvr.hawaii.gov to apply online, or print a paper application.

Step 2:

Complete the application and sign the affirmation statement.

Step 3:

Registered online? You’ll receive your ballot by mail if you registered by October 31 at 4:30 p.m. Otherwise, head to a Voter Service Center by November 8 at 7:00 p.m. to cast your vote.

Submitting a paper application? Drop it off or mail it to the County Elections Division. Return your application by October 31 at 4:30 p.m. to receive your ballot by mail. Otherwise, head to a Voter Service Center by November 8 at 7:00 p.m. to cast your vote.

Automatic Voter Registration through DMV
Applicants can register to vote at a Department of Motor Vehicle location when they complete a driver license or State ID application.

Temporary Alternate Mailing Address
Deadline: November 1 at 4:30 p.m.

Applications to request that a ballot be mailed to a temporary alternate mailing address must be physically received (not USPS postmarked) by Tuesday, November 1 at 4:30 p.m. to be accepted.

Special Assistance

If you need an auxiliary aid/service, other accommodation due to a disability, or an interpreter for non-English speaking persons, please contact the Office of the County Clerk Elections Division at (808) 241-4800, elections@kauai.gov, or (808) 241-5116 for TTY, as soon as possible. Requests made as early as possible will allow for adequate time to fulfill your request. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.

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