Election officials hold drive-thru registration events

General election Q & A with Scott Nago

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The deadline to register to vote in the general election is October 6, 2014. After a successful turnout for the drive-thru voter registration back in July, election officials will once again hold drive-thru voter registration events on October 6 at various locations. Individuals may drive to designated locations and register on the spot.

“We hope people will take this opportunity to register to vote. It's quick and easy. Just stay in your car and an election official will have you registered in minutes.” Chief Election Officer Scott Nago said.

The State and County registered 1,200 individuals during the primary election drive-thru registration. Currently, Hawaii has over 707,000 registered voters.

Registered voters that have changed their name or moved since the last election should re-register before the voter registration deadline.

You must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Hawaii and at least 18 years old to vote.

2014 Drive-thru Voter Registration locations:


Location: Kona Kmart, Kea'au Sack‘n Save and Old GMC in Hilo

Date: October 4 and 6

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Location: Office of the County Clerk, Elections Division

Date: October 6

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Location: Hawaii State Capitol (front of the Capitol facing Beretania St.)

Date:October 6

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wikiwiki Voter Registration Forms are available at:

  • U.S. Post Offices
  • Public Libraries
  • Yellow Pages
  • Office of Elections website: www.hawaii.gov/elections
  • City/County Clerk's Offices
  • Most State Agencies

The general election is on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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