Notaries Public

IMPORTANT: The Department is proposing to adopt amendments to Chapter 5-11, Hawaii Administrative Rules, relating to Notaries Public.  The proposed rule amendments are currently available for review online at

Please be informed that Act 54, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020 has become effective as of January 1, 2021.  Notaries public should read and educate themselves as to the most recent updates to the Notaries Public statute. Revisions to the  administrative rules will be forthcoming.

Pursuant to Governor Ige’s mandate to practice social distancing, all “in person” Notary Office services have been suspended until further notice.  Due to the reduction of on-site resources, the Notary Office will respond to your inquiries as soon as possible.  Please email at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

The Notary Office will continue to process applications, renewals and other matters submitted through the Online Notary Public website at: or by email at:  [email protected]

Upcoming Notary Office Events

06/21/2021: Notice of Public Hearings on Proposed Hawaii Administrative Rules relating to Notaries Public (July 29, 2021)

Current Events


January 26, 2022

3901 Mokulele Loop, Lihue Airport

3rd Floor Mezzanine Conference Room

Lihue, HI, 96766

IMPORTANT: Proposed Notaries Public Rule Amendments – 07/01/2021

Notary Public Commission Application Information and Instructions

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Notaries Public is now online at  The new notaries online system allows you to:

Contact Information:

  • Phone
    (808) 586-1216
  • Address
    Department of the Attorney General
    Notary Public Office
    425 Queen St
    Honolulu, HI 96813

Exam Schedule:

The notary examination is given on Oahu at least once a month, and on the neighbor islands periodically.  Once you have created an online account, you can schedule your exam online.


We do not provide or validate parking. Metered street parking is available on Punchbowl Street. Parking is also available at the Makai Garage, at the corner of Punchbowl Street and Halekauwila Street.  The entrance is on Halekauwila street.

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