The Graduated Licensing Program

The new Hawaii law establishes a three-stage graduated licensing program for drivers under the age of 18. The program allows beginning drivers to develop their driving skills over time as they gain experience and maturity

The Instructional Permit Phase

The person must:

Phase complete after 180 days, when student has completed a Driver's education course through DOE or Private Lessons and then take a Road Exam.

The Provisional License Phase

The Provisional Licensee can drive by him/herself but with restrictions:

This phase is completed after 180 days before acquiring a Full Driver's License.

Full Driver's License

A provisional licensee may be issued a full driver's license if the provisional licensee: