Licensing Area: Psychology


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

May Ferrer 


(808) 586-2704

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: PSY
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801



License Categories

  • Psychologist


Biennial June 30 every even numbered year

Failure to timely renew by the renewal date will result in the suspension of the license. After the renewal date, the suspended license may be reinstated within 1 year and subject to meeting reinstatement requirements. Failure to reinstate a suspended license within 1 year after the renewal date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

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 Psychology

Board Composition
7 Members

Scott S. Hashimoto, JD, PsyD, Chairperson

Carol L. Nowak, PhD, Vice-Chairperson

Rosemary Adam-Terem, PhD

Lisa Chun Fat, Public

Brian B. Combs, PhD

Marty Oliphant, Public

Margo I. Peter, PsyD

5 Psychologists
2 Public

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