How To Form LLC In Hawaii: LLC Name Search

State of Hawaii Contact Info:
Phone: 808-586-2727 (7:45 AM – 4:30 PM)
Email Id: breg@dcca.hawaii.gov

LLC Name Search in Hawaii

To form an LLC in Hawaii, make sure your desired LLC name is available for use.

LLC Name Requirements In Hawaii

1. It is mandatory to use the abbreviations “LLC” or “L.L.C.” at the end of your desired LLC name.

2. As an LLC is not a Corporation, your desired LLC name cannot contain the word “Corporation”, “Incorporated” or the abbreviations like “Corp.”, “Inc.”.

3. Your desired LLC name must be unique from all other businesses registered in Arkansas.

Search For Name in the Hawaii Name Database:

1. Browse to the “Search for Business Entity & Documents” page:
https://hbe.ehawaii.gov/documents/search.html

2. Enter your desired LLC name in the search box. Leave the drop down option to default “Begins With” without LLC at the end.

3. Click on the “Search” button to view the list of existing Hawaii businesses.

  • If the search results shows “There are no businesses for this search term”, that means your desired LLC name is available for use.

  • If the search results shows the names that are not too similar to yours, then your desired LLC name is available for use.
  • If your desired LLC name appears in the list, then your desired LLC name is not available for use. You need to search for different LLC Name.
  • If the search results shows a name that is similar to your desired LLC name, then your desired LLC name is not available for use. You need to search for different LLC Name.

 

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