How to Get a Hawaii Medical Marijuana Card

The Hawaii Department of Health accepts qualified patients for its Medical Cannabis Registry Program. Applications must be submitted via the state website.

Who can qualify?

In order to get a 329 Medical Marijuana Card you must be a resident of Hawaii and 18 years of age or older, or have a parent, guardian or legal custodian register as a primary caregiver and give written consent. You must also be diagnosed with one of these conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Lupus
  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • HIV positive or AIDS
  • PTSD
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Severe pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures
  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those caused by MS or Crohn’s disease

How much does it cost?

$35.00 application fee in addition to a $3.50 administrative fee. It must be paid with a card or transferred electronically from a bank account.

How do I apply?

In order to apply for a 329 Medical Marijuana Card do the following:

  1. Visit your physician to talk about enrollment in the program. Make sure your physician is enrolled in the DOH electronic registration system before the appointment.
  2. Create a free secure account on the ehawaii.gov website
  3. Go to the medical marijuana section of the website and login
  4. Fill out the online application and upload the required documents, including a state-issued ID or driver’s license. Patients who are minors and their caregivers will both need to provide valid identification.
  5. Pay the application fee online. Bank withdrawals take a minimum of 10 business days to process.
  6. Your physician will review the application, certify your condition and submit the application to the DOH.
  7. Approved applicants will be mailed a 329 card. Incomplete applications will be returned electronically.

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