Hawaii


Driver licensing agency
contact information
Honolulu Division of Motor Vehicles & Licensing
Drivers License Branch
1199 Dillingham Boulevard, Bay A-101
Honolulu, HI 96817
www.co.honolulu.hi.us/csd
808 532-7730
Licensing Requirements
Visual acuity






Visual fields


Color vision requirement
Restricted licenses
Each eye with/without correction
Both eyes with/without correction
If one eye blind—other with/without correction
Absolute visual acuity minimum
Are bioptic telescopes allowed?


Minimum field requirement
Visual field testing device

None
Available
20/40
20/40
20/40
20/40 for better eye
Not allowed to meet visual field requirements; however, permitted for use while driving
70˚ one eye
Eye testing machine or eye specialist certification
Licensing Renewal Procedures
Standard




Age-based renewal procedures
Length of license validation
Renewal options and conditions
Vision testing required at time of renewal?
Written test required?
Road test required?
Drivers aged 15-17 renew every 4 years; drivers aged 18-71 renew every 6 years. After age 72, drivers must renew every 2 years.
6 years
In-person or by mail
Yes
No
Only if necessary
Reporting Procedures
Physician/medical reporting
Immunity
Legal protection
DMV follow-up
Other reporting
Anonymity
Permitted but not required.
None
None
Driver notified in writing of referral.
Will accept information from courts, police, other DMVs, and family members.
N/A
Medical Advisory Board
Role of the MAB

MAB contact information
The MAB advises the DMV on medical issues regarding individual drivers. Actions are based on the recommendation of the majority.
For general information, contact the Department of Transportation at 808 692-7656
For case specific information, contact the county of issue at:
Honolulu: 808 532-7730
Hawaii: 808 961-2222
Kauai: 808 241-6550
Maui: 808 270-7363


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