Licensing Area: Pharmacy and Pharmacist


Frequently Asked Questions for Pharmacist Continuing Education (CE) Requirement


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


 Business Registration Division
(808) 586-2727


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

P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801


License Categories

  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy
  • Wholesale Prescription Drug Distributor
  • Miscellaneous Permits


Regulating Body

Board of Pharmacy

Board Composition
7 Members

Kerri Okamura, Pharmacist/Hawaii, Chairperson

Garrett A. Lau, Pharmacist/Kauai, Vice-Chairperson

Marcella Chock, Pharmacist/Oahu

Lydia M.K.B. Kumasaka, MS, APRN, Public

Mary Jo Keefe, Pharmacist/Maui

Carolyn S. J. Ma, Pharmacist/Oahu

Vacant, Public

5 Pharmacists
2 Public

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