Replacement Plates or Emblems

Replacing Plates or Emblems

If your license plates or emblem are lost, mutilated or stolen, you must get a replacement.  They are available at our Lihue office or by mailing to the Treasury Division, Motor Vehicle Registration, 4444 Rice St., Ste 466, Lihue, Hawaii 96766-1340.


To obtain a replacement, you must:


·        Complete Form MVR 1, which must be signed by the vehicle’s registered owner.

·        Submit the current Certificate of Registration.

·        Return the remaining plate (if it is available).

·        Submit a current Hawaii Vehicle Inspection Certificate

·        Submit the payment of fees.

·        Report the loss or theft to the Lihue Police Department.


For more information, call the Motor Vehicle Registration office at 241-4256.


(As of 09/22/09)