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Hawaii Boat Decal

The registration number and registration stickers must be displayed as follows.

  • Number must be painted, applied as a decal, or otherwise affixed to both sides of the forward half of the vessel, placed well above the waterline where it may be read easily.
  • Number must read from left to right on both sides of the vessel.
  • Number must be in at least three-inch-high BLOCK letters.
  • Number’s color must be uniform and must contrast with its background.
  • Letters must be separated from the numbers by spaces or hyphens: HA 3717 ZW or HA-3717-ZW.
  • No other numbers may be displayed on either side of the forward half of the vessel.
  • Sticker must be placed three inches behind the number (toward the stern) and in line with the number on both sides of the vessel.
Hawaii PWC Decal
Personal watercraft also are required to display the registration number and registration sticker.
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