Licensing Area: Nursing

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (“APRN”) Prescriptive Authority – Renewal Requirements

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

Lee Ann Teshima

(808) 586-2695

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

Att: BON
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801


License Categories

  • LPN
  • RN
  • APRN


Biennial by June 30 every odd numbered year.

Failure to timely renew by license expiration date will result in the forfeiture of the license. After the license expiration date, the forfeited license may be restored within 2 years for LPN and RN; 6 months for APRN and subject to meeting restoration requirements. Failure to restore a forfeited license within the restoration period 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 (RN and LPN) can be submitted online via “MyPVL” at from July 1, 2017 through midnight (HST), March 31, 2019 and are subject to a late renewal fee.

Late renewal/restorations (APRN) must be submitted via hardcopy by December 31, 2017 and are subject to a late renewal fee.  Contact our Licensing Branch at (808) 586-3000 for a restoration application.

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

Board of Nursing

Board Composition
9 Members

Glenda Tali, MS, APRN, Chairperson

Thomas Joslyn, MS, CRNA, Vice-Chairperson

Karen Boyer, RN

Katharyn Daub, RN, MS, EdD/Hawaii

Jomel Duldulao, Public

Olivia Kim, LPN

Judy Kodama, RN/Maui

Tammie Napoleon, APRN/Kauai

Vacant, Public


5 RN’s
2 Public