Hawaii Electoral SituationAbsentee ballots require an excuse: no
Early voting: yes
Felons: The State of Hawaii prohibits felons currently in prison from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored.
ID Laws: All voters need: Picture ID with a signature on it for verification of your identity. Voter will be asked to sign a poll book to record that the voter voted at that polling place. A voter registration notice is not an acceptable form of identification.
Mandatory poll worker/election official training: yes
Paper trail: passed by legislature on 5/5/2005 and awaiting signature of governor
Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: no
Registration deadline: Registration ends 30 days before the election.
Uniform voting system: yes