Hawaii Insurance Continuing Education Courses and Requirements

HAWAII CE COURSES

The following courses are currently available for Hawaii:

Course NameCredit HoursLine of Authority
Ethical Practices: Avoiding E&O Claims3.00Ethics
Ethics & Insurance: How to Sell Ethically & Comply with the Law3.00Ethics
Anti-Money Laundering2.00LAH Ethics
Principles of Life and Health Insurance12.00Life and Health
Indexed Product Training4.00Life/Accident & Health or Sickness
Distribution Planning4.00Life/Health
Group Benefits & Worksite Insurance4.00Life/Health
Health Insurance Policies: Protecting Clients from Health-Related Loss5.00Life/Health
Life Insurance Policy Types & Suitability6.00Life/Health
Long Term Care Certification Training8.00Life/Health
LTC Certification Refresher4.00Life/Health
Medicare Supplement Insurance: Closing the Gap4.00Life/Health
Retirement Planning4.00Life/Health
Variable Life & Annuities: Understanding Investment Potential and Risks5.00Life/Health
Annuity Suitability Certification Training4.00Life/Health/Annuity
NFIP Flood Insurance3.00PC
Businessowners Policy (BOP)4.00Property/Casualty
Commercial Lines: Property/Auto/Liability4.00Property/Casualty
Personal Lines: Protecting Your Client's Home, Auto, & Critical Risks7.00Property/Casualty
Principles of Property and Casualty Insurance10.00Property/Casualty

 

REQUIRED HOURS

• Hawaii Producers are required to take 24 hours of CE, including 3 hours of ethics or law, every 2-year license term.

• Multi-line producers are required to complete 10 hours in L&H and 11 hours in P&C with 3 hours of law or ethics every 2-year license term.

Licensees must renew on the 16th day of their birth month. Licensees who are born in an even year will renew on even years, those born in an odd year will renew on odd years. Producers cannot take a course more than once within a 2-year license term. Hawaii does not allow excess credit hours to be carried forward into the next license term.


CATEGORY RESTRICTIONS

Students must take approved courses in the line of authority in which they are licensed in. Multi-line producers are required to complete 10 hours in L&H and 11 hours in P&C with 3 hours of law or ethics.

 

SPECIAL TRAINING

• ANNUITY TRAINING – Hawaii producers must take a course approved for at least 4 hours before selling or soliciting any annuity products.

• FLOOD INSURANCE TRAINING – Hawaii producers licensed in the property line of authority who will be soliciting National Flood Insurance Policies are required to take a one-time 3-hour course on Flood Insurance.

 

COURSE PRESENTATION

• PROGRESSIVE – Students must progress through the curriculum by topic.

• CERTIFICATION EXAM – Students are required to pass the certification exam with a 70% or better. Exams must be monitored by a disinterested third party who certifies that the licensee completed the exam without outside assistance. Coworkers are not suitable proctors.

• STUDY BY TOPIC QUIZZES – ExamFX requires that all Study by Topic quizzes be passed with at least a score of 1%.

• STUDENT AND PROCTOR ATTESTATION – The student and proctor attestation must be completed following the certificate exam.

CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION AND REPORTING

Your certificate of completion will be emailed to you within two (2) business days. Completions are reported to state entities within two (2) business days of the certificate having been issued. The state charges $1.00 per credit hour in order to report completions. This fee is charged to the student before the certification exam may be accessed.

 

NONRESIDENT PRODUCERS

A non-resident producer’s satisfaction of their home state’s CE requirements shall constitute satisfaction of this state’s continuing education requirements.

 

CE EXEMPTIONS

The following are exempt from Hawaii CE requirements:

• Upon receiving a written request and a showing of good cause, the commissioner has the authority to grant a waiver of any requirement of an insurance law or insurance rule that applies to an applicant or a producer.
• Nonresidents who are in good standing with their home state


LICENSE RENEWAL

Producers can renew their license here.


STATE CONTACT INFORMATION

Hawaii Department of Insurance

 

Phone: (808) 586-2788


Fax: (808) 586-2806


Email: insurance@dcca.hawaii.gov

Mailing Address:
Hawaii Department of Insurance
P.O. Box 3614 Honolulu, HI 96811

The information displayed above is for informational purposes only. ExamFX is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on this page. All steps have been taken to make sure that the information relayed on this page is accurate; however, information is subject to change without notice. It is the responsibility of the producer to be compliant per their states requirements.