Medical Cannabis Patient Registry PUBLIC HEARING

The Department of Health (DOH) will conduct a public hearing to receive public oral or written testimony on petitions that propose the following medical conditions to be added to the list of debilitating medical conditions that qualify for the medical use of cannabis:

  1. Anxiety
  2. Depression
  3. Insomnia


The public hearing will be held as follows:

October 29, 2020
Starts promptly at 9:00am
This will be a virtual event using Zoom.

A link to join will be posted on this page 1 hour prior to the start of the hearing. You may also register below and receive the ZOOM link via email. Registration is free, optional, and encouraged.

2020 Public Hearing Registration

  • Please provide a valid email address. We will send you an email confirmation with details and zoom link for the public hearing.
  • This is optional. If you change your mind later, it is okay!

Thank you!

View the petitions and public hearing notice here.


Medical Cannabis Patient Registry Program

There are two different types of applications

  • Instate Patient Application (ISP)
  • Out of State Patient Application (OSP) – for short term visitors
  • Certified by a licensed physician/advance practice registered nurse (APRN) in Hawaii
  • Valid Medical Cannabis Registration card issued by the patients home state/territory
  • Valid state ID, drivers license, or passport book
  • Valid state ID or drivers license from the patients home state/territory

Processing times for 9/22/20 – current 

In State applications received:           9/22/20 – current

Out of State applications:                    Current

Change Form packets received:         9/22/20

Your patience and cooperation is greatly appreciated.


To check the status of your 329 application, please review this guide:  how to check the status of your 329 Application


Information Hotline:

For General Information about the Medical Cannabis Patient Registry, please call (808) 733-2177 

Please call on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday to speak to staff between 8:00AM-12:00PM (HST):

Hawaii Island: (808) 974-4000, ext. 32177

Maui: (808) 984-2400, ext. 32177

Kauai: (808) 274-3141, ext. 32177 

OR email us at [email protected]. We will respond as soon as humanly possible!

NOTE: Caller’s must wait for the dial tone before dialing ext. 32177. If you do not, you may be transferred to a random department within the state based on the timing of how you press the numbers 32177. The individuals in those departments will not be able to assist you.

Remember, all support staff are doing their best to assist you. Your professional and respectful interaction with them is greatly appreciated!

Medical Cannabis impacts more than just patients in the state of Hawaii. Everyone has a part to play and the Department of Health encourages registered patients to be mindful of how their use of cannabis may impact others around them.

Be A Good Neighbor!

It’s NOT okay to drive a motor vehicle when under the influence of medical cannabis.