Hawaii Insurance Continuing Education (CE)

Course Catalog

Required CE Hours

Life/Accident and Health or Sickness Producers OR Property and Casualty Producers

24 CE hours*, including 3 hours of law or ethics, are required every 2-year license term.

*See Special Training/Education Requirements below.

Multi-Line Producer: Life/Accident and Health or Sickness AND Property and Casualty Producers

24 CE hours*, including 3 hours of law or ethics, are required every 2 year license term (see license term below). Producers must complete

  • 10 hours in life/health and accident or sickness
  • 11 hours in property/casualty
  • 3 hours in law or ethics

*See Special Training/Education Requirements below.

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity Training Requirement

Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Hawaii, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours

NFIP Flood Training

Agents licensed in the property line of authority that will be selling through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) must complete a one time 3-hour continuing education course related to NFIP. 

Non-Resident CE Requirements

Special Training/Education Requirements

Annuity Training Requirement

Before selling, soliciting, or negotiating annuity products in Hawaii, producers must complete a one-time annuity training course approved for at least 4 hours.

Note: Nonresidents who satisfy the training requirements of another state that are similar to the Hawaii law will be deemed compliant for the Hawaii requirement.

License Term

Producers' licenses renew on the 16th day of their birth month.  Those born in even months will renew in even years, and those born in odd months will renew in odd years.

Note: A licensee may request an extension of time if the licensee has good cause, or the licensee is on extended active military duty.  Such a request must be submitted via written request to the Insurance Commissioner explaining the reason for the request at least 90 days prior to the licensee’s renewal date.

Course Repetition Rules

Courses may not be taken for credit more than once in a 2-year license term.

CE Carryover Allowance

No carryover of CE credits is allowed.

CE Exemptions

Hawaii Revised Statutes §431:9A-116 (Reciprocity):

The commissioner shall waive any requirements for a nonresident license applicant with a valid license from the applicant’s home state, except the requirements imposed by section 431:9A-108, so long as the applicant’s home state awards nonresident licenses to residents of this State on the same basis.

A nonresident producer’s satisfaction of the producer’s home state’s continuing education requirements for licensed insurance producers shall constitute satisfaction of this State’s continuing education requirements so long as the nonresident producer’s home state recognizes the satisfaction of its continuing education requirements imposed upon producers from this State on the same basis.

Hawaii Revised Statutes §431:9A-130 (Commissioner’s authority to grant waiver):

Upon the receiving of a written request and a showing of good cause, the commissioner shall have the authority to grant a waiver of any requirement of an insurance law or insurance rule as applied to an applicant or a producer. 

Final Exam Requirements

Exam proctor requirements

Exams must be monitored by disinterested third parties. Proctors must not serve for examinations of family members, relatives, or dependents; employers or supervisors; employees or subordinates; partners, joint ventures, co-owners, or business associates; or for anyone in whom the proctor or instructor has an economic or other interest in assuring the successful outcome of the examination.

Exam rules

Exams are closed book. A score of 70 percent or higher is required to pass and student will have unlimited retakes. 

Roster Fees

None. 

Last Updated
Wednesday, November 30th, -0001
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State Contact Information
Hawaii Department of Insurance
Phone: (808) 586-2788
Fax: (808) 586-2806
Email: insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov
 
Mailing Address:
Hawaii Department of Insurance
P.O. Box 3614
Honolulu, HI 96811