Hawaii
Motorcycle Test

To get you ready for the knowledge portion of the exam you gotta practice with our tests. These tests are designed in much the same way as the one you’ll take in the DMV. They consist of multiple choice questions that will ask you about basic traffic regulations along with the safe motorcycle techniques. Make sure to read through the Hawaii Motorcycle Operator Manual which can be picked up at a DMV or downloaded online. If you fail our practice test don’t worry because you can take it as many times as necessary. Click the “Start Test” button below to begin your practice test.

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How To Get A Hawaii Motorcycle License

A driving a motorcycle can be freeing and fun but without the proper credentials can also be a felony. In Hawaii, a class 2 license is needed to operate a motorcycle and moped. Getting this endorsement is a matter of passing both a written and skills portion of the test. Anyone applying for this must have a current driver’s license, a clean driving record, and successfully pass an eye screening. Once the motorcycle written test is completed you will be rewarded an instructional permit that allows you to practice driving on a motorcycle with some restrictions.
Those under the age of 18 must hold a class 1 or 2 permits for a minimum of 90 days along with a Behind the Wheel Motorcycle and Driver Education Certificate before applying for the skills portion of the exam. Applicants must provide a motorcycle, a safety inspection form, and insurance card before the skills test.

If you are unsure that you can pass the skills portion of the exam you can go through one of the many motorcycle safety courses. These courses offer hands-on experience with a certified instructor. These classes will start from the basics like how a motorcycle operates, what the controls do, and shifting. More advanced skills like swerving, quick turns, quick breaking, and so forth will be shown in consecutive classes. In order to register for one of these classes, you’ll need to pass the knowledge portion of the exam and hold a category 2 driver’s permit. 

If you just moved in from another state and already have a motorcycle endorsement you may be eligible for a waiver of the testing. Check with your local DMV for more information.

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Hawaii Motorcycle License Test Tips

The first part of getting your type 2 license in Hawaii is making sure you are familiar with everything related to motorcycles. Based on the operator’s manual, expect to get a series of questions related to basic vehicle control, what gear to wear, along with safe traffic skills. Other parts tangentially related to driving a motorcycle are included as well like alcohol and drug use and dangerous weather conditions. 21 of the 25 questions on this test must be answered correctly before you will be awarded a motorcycle learner’s permit. If you use the associated user’s manual with this website you can set yourself up for an easy passing grade.

Once you have proven that you have basic knowledge on how to operate a motorcycle safely you then have to show it. In the on-cycle skills test, you will be marked on basic motorcycle operations to prove you can drive one on the road. Taking only 20 minutes, the examiner will ask you a series of skills you have to do which includes accelerating, braking, swerving, and u-turns. Be expected to bring the motorcycle, safe riding gear like long sleeves, pants, and a helmet, along with any paperwork necessary. These tests are administered by the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) with sites all over the state.

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Information on the Hawaii Division of Motor Vehicles

The DMV is responsible for testing student drivers and licensing all drivers. To schedule your licensing examination or get more information contact them via:

Website:  http://www.honolulu.gov/csd/dllicense.html
Phone:  808.768.9100

To find the office hours and / or location nearest you, please visit:
http://www.honolulu.gov/cms-csd-menu/site-csd-sitearticles/26204-services-and-locations-listings.html

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