FD Fireworks License (Import, Storage, Retail, or Wholesale)


A Fireworks License (Import, Storage, Retail, or Wholesale) is required to import, store, and/or sell (retail or wholesale) fireworks.  Each storage, wholesaling, and retailing site shall be required to obtain a separate license.  The facility in which fireworks or articles pyrotechnic are to be stored shall:

  1. Have received approval fifteen days prior to the shipment's arrival from the appropriate county fire department; and
  2. Meet all state and county fire and safety codes.

See Hawaii State Fireworks Law for more information.

How to Apply

Apply online at the MAPPS Customer Self Service portal.

Approving Agency

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

Processing Time

All permits are reviewed according to the chronological order in which they are received by our office.

Duration of Approval

Dependent on plan review and inspection results.


The fee for the license is $3,000 for importers, $2,000 for each wholesale site, $1,000 for each storage site, and $500 for each retail site for each year or fraction of a year in which the licensee plans to conduct business.
Fees can be paid on MAPPS Customer Self Service portal.


  1. Fire Prevention Bureau

    Physical Address
    313 Manea Place
    Wailuku, HI 96793

    Emergency Phone: 911