State Film Permits
Determining your permits needs will depend on what location(s) you are planning on filming. Our office permits for State lands and we have two types of permits:
Open and Accessible ePermit
You can easily apply online:
O/A ePermit is $10 and covers a list of locations for a two-week period.
If you are filming on State lands, and the location does not fall under the O/A ePermit list, then it will require a Standard film permit.
Standard Film Permit
This permit requires comprehensive insurance and a more detailed application process through the Hawaii Film Office or possibly other agencies:
The fee for these permits can vary ($100+). View more on fees here.
A completed application must be submitted no later than 5 working business days PRIOR to the first shoot date.