Hawaii Building Codes

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State Building Code
Effective November 13, 2018
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State Residential Code
Effective November 13, 2018
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State Energy Conservation Code
Effective March 31, 2017
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Hawaii Building Codes

The building codes of Hawaii adopt the the International Building Code 2012 (IBC 2012), International Residential Code 2012 (IRC 2012), International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC 2015), Hawaii Elevator Code part 11 Chapter 229, NFPA 70 ‒ National Electrical Code 2017, 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code, and the NFPA 1 ‒ Fire Code 2012. These codes include amendments enacted at the state level.

Hawaii building codes, including the fire and residential codes


States and cities enact critical amendments to the base codes. Hawaii has made amendment to the codes. UpCodes provides the only source to view these amendments integrated into the model codes. Learn about amendments