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Hawaii
(EM) Maintenance Electrician

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Hawaii Board of Electricians and Plumbers
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant St, Room 301
Honolulu, HI  96813
Phone: (808) 586-3000
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Prometric of Hawaii
354 Uluniu Street, Suite 308
Kailua, HI  96734
Phone: (808) 261-8182
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Questions
General Electricial Knowledge10
Raceways and Enclosures12
Services, Feeders and Branch Circuits12
Conductors and Cables10
Grounding and Bonding10
Equipment for General Use24
Special Equipment6
Special Occupancies6
Special Conditions6
Safety4
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (hours):
2.0

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2008, NFPA
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity, 4th Edition, 2008, Steven L. Herman, Delmar Learning
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2.
National Electrical Safety Code (ANSI C2‑2007), 2007, IEEE
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QUESTION: “Why is Hawaii PVL sill using an old 2008 NEC version?”  They are only using this version for first-time applicants.  After you pass the exam and receive your license, you are expected to take an approved continuing education course and updates to the 2017 version will be covered in that course.  This info is contained in a document titled “Frequently Asked Questions - Electrician and Plumbers” (from the Electrical Board link above).

Study materials will not be offered for this exam

The reference material requirements for this exam either lists out-of-date or out-of-print book versions.

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