FD Fireworks-Aerial Display Permit

Overview

A Fireworks-Aerial Display is required to set off, ignite, or discharge aerial devices, display fireworks, or articles pyrotechnic for a display.

How to Apply

Apply online at the MAPPS Customer Self Service portal.  Obtain and submit completed Fireworks-Aerial Display Permit from the county not less than twenty (20) days before the date of the display.  No Permit shall be issued unless the applicant presents:

  • Insurance Certificate.
  • Display firing site map showing dimensions to the public, safety zone, etc.  State of Hawaii Certificate of Fitness of record to sign this site plan.
  • Display overview and specifics along with detailed inventory, security and safety plan.
  • Pyrotechnics' License (Certificate of Fitness in the State of Hawaii).
  • Authorization Letter from land owner.
  • Intent to Transport.
  • Public Notice - Maui News (if applicable).
  • Proper licenses to Import, Wholesale, Store, etc. explosives in the State of Hawaii if applicable.
  • Authorization letter from FAA, if applicable.
  • Authorization from DLNR and US Coast Guard, if applicable.

Approving Agency

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

Processing Time

Obtain and submit completed Fireworks-Aerial Display Permit from the county not less than twenty (20) days before the date of the display.  All permits are reviewed according to the chronological order in which they are received by our office.

Post-Display Requirement

Once Aerial Fireworks display has been set off, ignited, or discharged, a Post-Display Report must be completed and signed by the operator, then mailed or faxed to Fire Prevention Bureau with five (5) calendar days after completion of display.

Fees

The permit fee is $110.00 per application along with $200.00 inspection fee per show.   Fees can be paid on MAPPS Customer Self Service portal or at the Prevention Bureau by cash, check, or money order to the County of Maui.  Additional inspection fees may be due for remote locations or extended inspections.

Resources

  1. Fire Prevention Bureau


    Physical Address
    313 Manea Place
    Wailuku, HI 96793

    Emergency Phone: 911

    Hours

    Monday through Friday 
    8 am to 4 pm