Hawaii does not have any specific restrictions concerning the shipping of tobacco products to consumers. However, Hawaii has specific restrictions concerning the shipping of cigarettes. In addition, federal PACT Act requirements concerning cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco, and smokeless tobacco products apply. The federal PACT Act requires any person who sells, transfers, or ships cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco, and smokeless tobacco into a state to register with the tobacco tax administrator of the state. The federal PACT Act requires delivery sellers to comply with shipping requirements.
Additional information about licensing in Hawaii is available in the Operating Your Business section.
Hawaii does not have any specific age verification requirements for the shipping of tobacco products to consumers. Sellers must comply with general age verification requirements.
Hawaii imposes a tax on every tobacco products wholesaler or dealer for the privilege of conducting business and other activities in the state. The tax is imposed on any tobacco products sold, used, or possessed by the wholesaler or dealer. There are no additional tax requirements on the shipment of tobacco products. All Wholesalers and Dealers must pay all applicable taxes.