Licensing Area: Elevator Mechanic

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information for Frequently Called Numbers

Professional and Vocational Licensing
(808) 586-3000

  • Request an application
  • Inquire about licensing requirements
  • Applicants can check on the status of an application
  • Inquire about licensee maintenance requirements

RICO Consumer Resource Center
(808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272

Executive Officer

Constance Cabral

Telephone
(808) 586-2694

Residents on the neighbor islands may call by dialing the following toll free numbers followed by the last 5 digits of the phone numbers above and the # sign:

Kauai 274-3141
Maui 984-2400
Hawaii 974-4000
Lanai & Molokai 1-800-468-4644

Address:
DCCA-PVL
Att: EM
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801

Email:

elevator_mechs@dcca.hawaii.gov

License Categories

  • Elevator Mechanic
  • Apprentice
  • Temporary Permit

Renewal

On-time renewals for the licensing period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018 begins on Monday, May 9, 2016 and ends midnight (HST) Thursday, June 30, 2016.

Renewal postcard reminders for Elevator Mechanics (EVM) will be mailed out May 6, 2016

All online renewals will need to be submitted through “MyPVL” at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl

“MyPVL” and Renewal FAQs

To be guaranteed a pocket card by June 30, 2016
Renewals should be submitted by May 31, 2016

Biennial June 30 every even numbered year.

Failure to timely renew by the renewal date will result in the forfeiture of the license. After the renewal date, the forfeited license may be restored within 1 year and subject to meeting restoration requirements. Failure to restore a forfeited license within 1 year after the renewal date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

Late renewals/restorations for EVM license type with a license expiration date of June 30, 2016 can be submitted online via “MyPVL” at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl from July 1, 2016 through midnight (HST), June 30, 2017 and are subject to a late renewal fee.

Pursuant to Section 436B-14.5, HRS , any license held by a member of the armed forces, National Guard, or a reserve component that expires, is forfeited, or deemed delinquent while the member is on active duty and deployed during a state or national crisis shall be restored if certain restoration requirements are met. Military Renewal and Restoration Information Sheet.

Regulating Body

Elevator Mechanics Licensing Board

Board Composition
7 Members

Lawrence T. Morinaga, Industry, Chairperson

James Wilburn, Jr., Industry, Vice-Chairperson

Jammie Garcia-Paahana, Industry

Steve Tsunemoto, Industry

Ronald H. Nakamine, Ex-officio, DLIR

Vacant, Public

Vacant, Public

Qualifications

4 Elevator Mechanics
2 Public
1 Dept. of Labor Ex-Officio