Certification Exam


COVID-19 Precautionary Measures 


CERTIFICATION EXAMS AND CLASSES TO RESUME JULY 7, 2020
  • Persons requesting to take the certification exam are required to make an appointment no earlier than 2 working days in advance by calling (808) 243-7753.
  • Appointments will be taken from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. daily, excluding holidays.
  • Seating is limited to 7 individuals, and only one appointment will be allowed per person, per week.
  • There shall be no walk-in appointments for the exam.
RULES:
  • Valid State or Government Identification with picture is required at registration.
  • Cost of Exam $10.00
  • Cost of Card  $10.00
  • Payment by Cash or Preprinted Check only
  • Facial masks are required
  • 6 feet social distancing shall be practiced
  • Bring a sharpened pencil with eraser

Overview


On every licensed premises, an on-duty employee approved by the director must be in active charge at all times that such premises is open for business. The employee must:
  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Have successfully completed an examination and education session administered by the Department on liquor laws and rules of the commission
All certificates are valid for four years from the date of issue and must be renewed by re-examination.

Types of Exam

  • General Dispenser (50 questions) - good for classes 2, 4 through 14
  • Retail (30 questions) - good only for class 4
  • Wholesale (50 questions) - good only in classes 1 and 3

CERTIFICATION EXAMS AND CLASSES TO RESUME JULY 7, 2020


  • Persons requesting to take the certification exam are required to make an appointment no earlier than 2 working days in advance by calling (808) 243-7753.
  • Appointments will be taken from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. daily, excluding holidays.
  • Seating is limited to 7 individuals, and only one appointment will be allowed per person, per week.
  • There shall be no walk-in appointments for the exam.

Exam Dates and Registration

Maui Location Days Registration for those
holding appointments
Exam Education Session
Wailuku Office
David Trask Building
2145 Kaohu Street
Room 105
Monday, 
Tuesday, 
Thursday, 
Friday
8:15 am - 8:45 am 9:00 am Session to conclude by 12:00 noon
  Wednesday 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm 1:00 pm Session to conclude by 4:00 pm
Molokai Location
Days Dates
(weather permitting)
Registration
Exam
Education Session
Mitchell Pauole    
Conference Room   
Kaunakakai Town
Center
Wed Dec 18, 2019
Mar 18, 2020
Jun 17, 2020
Sep 16, 2020
Dec 16, 2020
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Canceled due to COVID-19
Canceled due to COVID-19

9:30 am
Will conclude by 12:00 noon

Lanai Location
Days Dates
(weather permitting)
Registration
Exam
Education Session
Four Seasons Resort Lanai
1 Manele Road
Manele, Lanai
Wed Feb 19, 2020
May 27, 2020
Aug 19, 2020
Nov 18, 2020
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Canceled due to COVID-19

10:45 am Will conclude by 1:00 pm
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Items Needed for Registration


The following items are required for registration:
  • Valid State or Government Identification with picture is required at registration.
  • Cost of Exam $10.00
  • Cost of Card  $10.00
  • Payment by Cash or Preprinted Check only
  • Facial masks are required
  • 6 feet social distancing shall be practiced
  • Bring a sharpened pencil with eraser


Study Material


Rules of the Liquor Commission and Hawaii Revised Statute:

Study material can also be obtained at the:


  • Public Library
  • Department of Liquor Control ($10 charge)
  • Liquor-licensed employer