Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane and Parking Fee Exemptions

Repealed: 06/30/2020

Qualified PEVs affixed with special state-issued PEV license plates may use HOV lanes regardless of the number of passengers and are exempt from parking fees charged by any state or county authority. PEVs displaying state PEV license plates are also exempt from parking fees, except when parked at a meter for more than 2.5 hours or the maximum time allowed to park, whichever is longer. Parking fee exemptions do not apply to parking fees assessed in increments longer than 24 hours, including weekly, monthly, and annual parking permits. The exemptions are effective through June 30, 2020. (Reference Hawaii Revised Statutes 291-71)

Jurisdiction: Hawaii

Type: State Incentives

Enacted: Jun 30, 1997

Amended: Jun 30, 2012

Technologies: EVs, NEVs, PHEVs

See all Hawaii Laws and Incentives.