Hawaii Secretary of State – HI SOS Business Search

hawaii-secretary-of-state-logoHawaii Secretary of State Business Division
Address: King Kalakaua Building, 335 Merchant Street, Rm. 201, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Telephone: 1(808) 586-2545
Fax: 1(808) 586-2544
Website: www.hawaii.gov/dcca/breg
E-Mail: breg@dcca.hawaii.gov

Lookup a Business Entity


Step 1 – Start

When looking up a business entity (Corporation, LLC, or Limited Partnership) in Hawaii, you will need to go to the Secretary of State’s Website.

You may preform your search by Name, and be sure to use as many keywords describing the entity as possible in order to narrow the results as the system. The database will return all matching keywords.

After entering your selection, you will be brought to the results page as seen below.

Step 2 – Choose Your Entity

hawaii-search-results-pageOn the Results Page (above), you are able to preview all the potential entities’ NameTypeFile Number, and Status with the Secretary of State. Click on the blue text link on the left side of the page (Entity Name) and you will be brought to the Details Page (As Seen Below).

Step 3 – Retrieve Information


This is a sample card (above) that details all the public information on file with the Secretary of State about the specific company. As a user, you may be able to lookup the corporation’s; Trade NameReference Name (Fictitious), File NumberCertificate NumberStatusPurposeCategoryExpiration DateIncorporation DatePrincipal Mailing Address, and the Registered Agent.

If you would like to view previously filed documents, you can click on the Other Filings tab on the top of the page and if there is a filing you would like click the Buy Available Docs tab. You will be charged $3 per filing selected and can pay and download instantly in Adobe PDF (.pdf).