You may register your dog at the Hawai‘i Island Humane Society at the following locations:
- Kona Shelter
Phone: (808) 329-1175
Hours: 9:00 - 5:30 Mon. - Sat.
- Kea‘au Shelter
Phone: (808) 966-5458
Hours: 9:00 - 5:00 Mon. - Fri.; 8:00 - 4:00 Sat.
- Waimea Shelter
Phone: (808) 885-4558
Hours: 7:30 - 3:30 Mon. - Sat.
All shelters are closed on Sunday and County Holidays.
All dogs that are 3 months of age or older must be licensed. Dogs are issued a biennial license.
The owner of a dog must be 18 years of age or older.
To register a dog you will be required to provide the owner’s name, address, microchip number, home and business phone numbers. You also need to provide the dog’s name, breed, age, sex, and a veterinary certificate if the dog is spayed or neutered. Also provide the dog’s microchip number if available.
The license fee for a dog that is spayed or neutered is $2.10. The license fee of a dog that does not have a veterinary certificate certifying that the dog is spayed or neutered is $6.10. The fees are not refundable and are not prorated.The fee to replace lost or illegible current tags is $0.10.
Please contact any Humane Society for the following:
- Replacement of certificates of registration.
- Replacement of lost or stolen dog tags.
- To report a lost or stray dog, contact the closest Humane Society