Start a Business
Business Express is the quick and easy way to start a business in the state of Hawai`i. One simple interface covers all the forms with all the state agencies and partners. Easy to read instructions and context sensitive help make creating a business with Business Express safe, fast, and efficient.
In order to use HBE you need to create a free account first. Having an account costs you nothing and will allow you to save you filings before you pay, keep your filing history and leverage more eHawaii.gov services.
Create an Account and get started!
File with Step by Step Instructions
Don’t know how to start and don’t have a Hawai`i Taxpayer ID? You should use the Wizard, which leads you step by step through the process. Using the Wizard will file with the Dept. of Taxation (to get your Taxpayer ID), with the Business Registrations Division of the DCCA, and if you have or will have employees, the Wizard will also file with the Dept. of Labor and Industrial Relations. Learn how the Wizard automates the business registration process.
Try the Multi-Agency Wizard today!
Go Directly to Forms
Already have a Hawai`i Taxpayer ID, or just want to file a specific form with the Business Registrations division of the DCCA? Want to file only the BB-1 Basic Business Application (Hawai`i Taxpayer ID) with the Department of Taxation?
You should use QuickFile. With QuickFile, you choose the form to file with the DCCA.
Try QuickFile now!