With several islands, each with its own personality and unparalleled views of nature, it’s hard to go wrong when you call the Aloha State home. However, without a learners permit or drivers license, exploring the islands can be a real challenge. Take the steps towards becoming a licensed driver by preparing for and passing the required state driver’s written test.

Preparing for the Hawaii written drivers test is essential as nearly 70% of applicants fail! That’s right, the majority of people fail the written test simply because they didn’t feel the need to prepare. Take advantage of the official Hawaii Drivers Handbook and you’ll be miles ahead of most applicants. This resource is not only an invaluable resource as you prepare for the test, it’s also a great tool in helping you become a better driver.


Preparing With the HI Drivers Handbook

Every year, the vast majority of Hawaii residents think they’re ready for the written test , only to to leave their local DMV office empty handed. Don’t let this happen to you. Make 100% certain you are fully prepared by testing your knowledge of the handbook through the use of practice tests. Our Hawaii practice permit test is designed to be an essential test prep tool by introducing you to the format of the real test while at the same time covering some the of same material.  So what’s holding you back? Study the handbook and take advantage of the practice tests available on this site and you’ll be driving in no time!

Topics Covered in the Handbook

The Hawaii Driver’s Manual is published by the Director of Transportation of the State of Hawaii and covers the following topics.

  • Licensing of Drivers – exemption, classes, drivers license, examinations, minors
  • Vehicle Equipment – required and illegal equipment, safety inspection,
  • Registration and Ownership Documents – first registration, renewals, new and used vehicles
  • The Driver – emotions, medical conditions, age and accidents
  • Traffic Laws – signs and markings, speed restrictions, parking, tow-away zones
  • Accident Procedures – help injured, warn passing traffic, exchange information
  • Safety Responsibility Law – insurance law
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Safe Driving Techniques – laziness, impatience, inattention, ignorance