Hawaii State Electric Bike Laws

Hawaii State Electric Bike Laws

How does Hawaii define what an electric bike is?

The state of Hawaii (HI) does not legally define electric bikes.

Do you need a license, insurance or registration in Hawaii?

The state of Hawaii does not have any licensing or registration requirements for electric bikes.

What are the restrictions on Motor power or throttle in Hawaii?

The state of Hawaii does not have any restrictions on motor power or throttle for electric bikes.

Are there any age restrictions to riding an electric bike in Hawaii?

No person less than fifteen years of age shall drive a moped on a highway, street, roadway, or any other public property in the State.

What are the laws around helmets in Hawaii?

Any person under the age of 18 must wear a helmet.

What are the rules for riding on the road in Hawaii?

Electric bikes are not defined in Hawaii state law, however, bicycles are allowed on all roadways and state paths.


Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable. EVELO strongly encourages checking with City, County, State and other local agencies for the most recent laws governing the proper, legal use of electric bicycles in your area.


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