FD Firecracker Permit


A permit is required to purchase 5,000 firecrackers that may be used only on specific days and times:

  • New Years - December 31st from 9 pm to 1 am on January 1st
  • Chinese New Year - Chinese New Year's Day from 7 am to 7 pm
  • Independence Day - July 4th from 1 to 9 pm

There is no limit to the number of permits a customer can buy. Permit applicants must be 18 years or older and show proof of age.

How to Apply

Permit applications are available at select licensed retail outlet locations not more than five calendar days before the time periods for permissible use:  

Please  see the most recent Press Release for licensed retail outlet locations.

Approving Agency

The Maui Fire Prevention Bureau is authorized to approve these permits.

Processing Time

Permits can be picked up at select licensed retail outlet locations.


The permit fee is $25.00 for each permit.  Fees can be paid at select licensed retail outlet locations.