You must be a resident of Hawaii, with proof of residency
You have have a valid ID
You must obtain medical records that indicate you have been diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition
You must meet with a licensed physician and receive a written recommendation for marijuana
Follow the below steps to apply for a card
Patient schedules an appointment with a certifying physician or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN).
An online account is created
Applicant submits application to physician/ARPN
Physician certifies patient’s medical condition
DOH reviews and approves application, and emails a link to an e-card
Patient schedules appointment with certifying physician/APRN
Physician/APRN submits application for the patient
DOH reivews applications and mails card to patient.
In-State Patient Applications Video
Out-of-State Patient Applications Video
Patients must resubmit their applications and fees annually, including an updated physician’s statement, in order for their registration certificates to remain valid. Patients are encouraged to renew their card 60 days prior to the expiration date of their current card.