There’s nothing better than driving around a Hawaiian seascape. But first, you’re going to need to pass your Hawaii permit test. Taking a practice exam is a great way to ensure you’ll pass on your first try.
Our official Hawaii drivers permit test will assess you on everything you’ll encounter on the real exam, including all the Hawaii road signs you need to know in order to pass.
Practice makes perfect! Get started by answering the questions below.
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Hawaii Permit Practice Tests
Use one of our free Hawaii DMV practice tests linked below. You will find answer explanations at the end of each exam. Make sure to use those explanations to help you learn important concepts.
Hawaii Road Signs
If you are more concerned about road signs, you can take our Hawaii road signs practice test. The exam includes signs you may see on your actual exam.
About the Hawaii Permit Test
The Hawaii permit driving test is made up of 30 total questions. Of those 30 questions, individuals will need to answer 24 of those questions correctly to pass the exam. This comes out to a minimum passing score of 80%.
Individuals must be at least 15.5 years of age to take the Hawaii permit test. You can expect to follow these steps before and after taking the Hawaii permit test:
- Apply for your permit in person
- Complete application form
- Bring required documentation
- Provide parental or guardian consent
- Pass vision test
- Pass written test
- Get your picture and fingerprints taken
- Receive your permit
When applying for your permit at the Hawaii DMV, you will need to provide proof of your name, age, and address. Typical documents you can use include:
- Birth Certificate
- Social Security Card
- 1099 Form, W2 Statement or Paystub
- Certificate of Naturalization or Certificate of Citizenship
Please be sure to check the Official Hawaii DMV Site for complete details.
In addition, you will typically need to have a parent or guardian present if you are under the age of 18.
After you receive your learners permit, you will need to complete some general requirements to get your full driver’s license. In the state of Hawaii, you will need to complete 30 hours of drivers ed classroom hours and at least 50 hours of supervised driving hours.
Hawaii Driving Test FAQs
How Many Questions are on the Hawaii Permit Test?
There are a total of 30 questions on the Hawaii permit test.
What is the Passing Grade for the Hawaii Permit Test?
For the HI written test, you must answer at least 80% of the questions correctly, which comes out to a total of 24 questions.
How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Permit in Hawaii?
You may apply for a permit in Hawaii when you are at least 15 years 6 months old.
How Long Do I Have to Wait Before I Can Get a License in Hawaii?
You can get your license in Hawaii when you have waited at least 6 months after you received your permit.
What is the Minimum Supervised Driving Time Before I Can Get a License in Hawaii?
You can get your license in Hawaii when you have had the following supervised driving time: 50 hours, 10 of which must be at night .
How Old Do I Have to Be to Get a Driver's License in Hawaii?
The minimum age for a driver’s license in Hawaii is: 16
What Restrictions Will Be on My Driver's License in Hawaii?
In Hawaii you will have the following restrictions on your driver’s license –
Nighttime Restrictions: 11 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Passenger Restrictions: no more than 1 passenger younger than 18 (household members excepted).
The Nighttime restrictions will be in place until you reach: 6 months of license and age 17 (min. age: 17).
The Passenger Restrictions will be in place until you reach: 6 months of license and age 17 (min. age: 17).
Is there anything else I need to know about getting my license in Hawaii?
In Hawaii, license applicants younger than 18 must have completed driver education.