Effective July 1 2013, to become an unarmed security guard in Hawaii an applicant must meet certain criteria. However, a license is not necessarily required unless the hiring company requires you to have one. An unarmed security guard can work under the principal in the company (who is licensed) without needing to be licensed.
To become licensed an applicant must meet the following criteria:
Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:
For more information, see The Board of Private Detective and Guards FAQ or call (808) 586-2705.
Note: There are fees associated with the licensing process that refers to the entity. For fees to become a licensed unarmed security guard, contact the Professional and Vocational Licensing (808) 586-3000.