How to Start an LLC in Hawaii

To start an LLC in Hawaii you must file Articles of Organization with the Business Registration Division, pay a $50 filing fee, and get an EIN from the IRS. The complete steps to forming a Hawaii LLC are as follows:

  1. File Hawaii LLC Articles of Organization
  2. Pay the Business Registration Division the $50 filing fee
  3. Wait 10 days (3 expedited) for an approved copy of your Articles
  4. Get a Federal EIN tax ID for the LLC
  5. Register with the Department of Taxation and get a Hawaii tax ID
  6. Create a Hawaii LLC Operating Agreement
  7. Take these documents to the bank and get a Hawaii LLC bank account