Hawaii ATV Registration & OHV Permits

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If you plan to enjoy Hawaii’s off-road riding areas and trails, you’ll want to know the OHV permit requirements and ATV/UTV laws you’ll need to follow. 

This page will provide you with the details on OHV stickers and ATV registration for Hawaii residents and out-of-state visitors. 

For more information and other details regarding ATVs, UTVs, and other off-road vehicles and recreation areas, please visit: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/recreation/nah/off-highway-vehicles-ohv/ 

Hawaii ATV Registration Requirements & ORV Stickers

Hawaii does not require registration for ATVs, but you will be required to purchase a permit and stay in the designated riding areas. 

Permits are required for all riders in the following Hawaii ATV riding areas:

  • Hawaii:
    • Upper Waiakea ATV & Dirt Bike Park.
    • Mauna Kea ATV Riding Area.
  • Oahu:
    • Kahuku Motocross Park.
  • Maui:
    • Maui Motocross Track. 

An OHV permit for Hawaii riding areas can be purchased here: https://stateofhawaii.na1.echosign.com/public/esignWidget?wid=CBFCIBAA3AAABLblqZhBKOPpbowsq3uB5YBiYEI4t72pi7dXROJO21Cr9xavFXaPlcy0iCm1tNSNLuEjXxyo* 

Riding at the Oahu and Maui parks requires membership. 

Riders are required to sign in at the check-in stations at the beginning of the riding trails. 

ATV & Off-Road Vehicle Laws in Hawaii

Be sure to check the rules, regulations and fees for the Hawaii off-road trails you plan on riding. Local laws and regulations may vary. 

Age restrictions for ATV and off-road vehicles are as follows:

  • 6 years old: 50cc. 
  • 6 – 12 years old: 70cc.
  • 12 to 16 years old: 90cc.

Regardless of whether a particular state or trail requires it, ATV/UTV and dirt bike riders and passengers should always wear the proper safety equipment and helmets while riding. 

Never operate an off-road vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol. 

Failing to obey the off-road vehicle laws of Hawaii and the local jurisdiction may result in tickets, fines, and penalties. 

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