Overview of Medical Cannabis in Hawaii
Senate bill 862 for possession and use passed in 2000, House Bill 321 for authority to license and regulate businesses passed in 2015, and House bill 1488 for creating a more efficient implementation was passed in 2017, all were legislative bills. Patients need to be certified by a doctor. Home cultivation is allowed.
4 oz marijuana an 10 plants.
Overview of Hemp in Hawaii
House bill 2659 passed in 2016 as a legislative bill legalized the farming of hemp. Senate bill 773 passed in 2016 as a legislative bill outlining the rules and regulations of the newly formed industry in Hawaii.
Hemp was then federally legalized in the 2018 Farm Bill, signed December 20, 2018.