How to Form an LLC in Hawaii

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Starting a Hawaii LLC

How to start an LLCA Hawaii Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a legal structure used to protect your personal assets (home, car, bank account) in the event your business is sued.

An LLC can be used to operate a business, or an LLC can be used to hold assets (such as real estate, vehicles, boats, or aircraft).

Forming an LLC in Hawaii is simple:

Check out LLC Cost in Hawaii to learn more about fees.

The Hawaii Business Registration Department will approve your LLC in 7-10 business days (plus mail time) if you file by mail. If you file online, LLC approval time will be 7-10 business days (and you don’t have to wait for transit time via mail).

Note: Filing times may take longer due to the current global situation and government delays. Please see how long does it take to get an LLC in Hawaii.

After your Hawaii LLC is approved:

And every year for the life of your LLC:

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Matt Horwitz
Matt Horwitz
Founder & Educator, LLC University®
Matt Horwitz has been the leading expert on LLC education for the past decade. He founded LLC University in 2010 after realizing people needed simple and actionable instructions to start an LLC that other companies weren't offering. He's cited by Entrepreneur Magazine, Yahoo Finance, and the US Chamber of Commerce, and was featured by CNBC and InventRight.
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  1. I already have Federal EIN with my own name. Do I need to apply a new one for my single member LLC with IRS or using the same number?

  2. Hello,
    I am non-US resident, I want to open LLC for Ecommerce purpose, could you please guide me if I am hiring Northwest registered agent for my company then how can I access to my debit card which will be couriered by the bank to Northwest(my LLC address)


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