File your LLC’s Articles of Organization in Hawaii using SunDoc Filings. We make daily trips to the Secretary of State office. Unlike other filing services, we handle all filings on an expedited basis. We never mail in your documents and we always have a live voice to help.
Your filing is now on its way! If we receive your Hawaii LLC's Articles of Organization by noon M-F, your filing will be submitted the same day it was received. The date submitted will become the file date of your new entity. The Secretary of State office will take at a few weeks to process routine orders. Keep in mind that if you mail the document to the state yourself, like many filings services do, you will have to wait SEVERAL MONTHS. When the state is approves your document, they will issue a state entity number and a certified copy We will immediately fax or email the filed document to you. We will return the certified copy via regular mail. FedEx is available for an additional fee.
Your Post-Filing Responsibilities
File a Statement of Information: After the Articles of Organization are filed, the Secretary of State requires that you file a Statement of Information. The Statement of Information, includes the business and mailing address of the entity, the names and addresses of the members, the agent for service of process, and a brief description of the business. If you would like us to file the initial Statement of Information, please add it to your order.
Employer Identification Number: If you would like, we can obtain your EIN for your new Hawaii LLC. Simply add it to your order or fill out our online EIN order form and we will obtain the EIN within 24-48 hours.
Hawaii LLC Kit: Our LLC Kits include a custom binder, 20 customized membership certificates, printed minutes, operating agreement, LLC seal embosser, and FedEx 2nd Day shipping. You can order the Hawaii LLC kit at the time of filing or if you prefer, you can place the order individually at our Corporate/LLC Kit order page.
The SunDoc Filings Advantage
- We have filed thousands of documents since 1999
- All filings received by 2 p.m. PST are submitted same day
- Most filing companies mail in your filings
Hawaii LLC Formation Guidelines
The Limited Liability Company must contain the words must end with the words “limited liability company” or the abbreviation “L.L.C.” or “LLC”. “Limited” may be abbreviated as “Ltd.”, and “company” may be abbreviated as “Co.”,” respectively. An available name may be reserved for a 120-day period.
The limited liability company can be formed by any one (1) or more persons.
The limited liability company can be formed with one (1) or more members.
The period of duration of a limited liability company is at will or for a specific term.
Registered Agent and Registered Office
The limited liability company must maintain a registered agent and office to receive service of process in Hawaii.
The members of a limited liability company may adopt and maintain a separate operating agreement. The agreement may contain any provisions regarding the affairs and conduct of the business of the company to the extent such provisions are not inconsistent with the laws of Hawaii or the Articles of Organization.
Submit to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs one (1) original executed and one (1) true copy of the Articles of Organization. Please note the Articles MUST be signed in black ink.
Benefits for Registering Your Business in Hawaii
In today's business world, commerce is increasingly conducted across state and national borders. Where you register your business is now, as much a matter of convenience and business benefits as it is physical location. You have a choice on where you legally domicile your business. It's an important choice and we appreciate your consideration of Hawaii as your legal domicile.
Hawaii has a business registration process that matches up well in features with other states such as Delaware and Florida. Whether you are registering a corporation, partnership, limited liability company or a limited liability partnership, Hawaii provides a business registration process that fulfills its ministerial obligations yet is minimally intrusive and convenient for business filers.
For those considering Hawaii as their legal business domicile, we offer the following benefits:
Single Agency Jurisdiction
All business registrations are filed with the State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Business Registration Division. No county filings are necessary.
Hawaii has streamlined its business registration forms. They are simple to fill out and only require enough information to fulfill Hawaii's statutory filing requirements.
Hawaii's filing and review process matches up well with any of the leading business registration states like Delaware and Florida. Normal filings can be accomplished in only 3 to 5 working days. Expedited filings can be done in just 1 day.
Straightforward Filing Fees
Hawaii has a very straightforward filing fee schedule for business registrations. Except for financial institutions, Hawaii assesses no business franchise taxes or charter taxes.
Hawaii LLC Frequently Asked Questions