State of Hawaii Building Code Council under the Department of Accounting and General Services
1151 Punchbowl St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
The State of Hawaii amends the IBC and the amendments are found in the following link Microsoft Word – 2018 IBC Proposed Amendments w Addenda 081721 clean.docx (hawaii.gov) The State does have its own IBC Appendix Chapter W entitled Hawaii Wind Design Provisions for New Construction. The IRC is amended as well and the amendments are found in the following link Microsoft Word – 2018 IRC SEAOH Proposed Amendments _For Publication Clean.docx (hawaii.gov)
Amendments do impact Wood Construction.
The State adopted the 2018 ICC codes in 2021 so we are not yet sure when the next adoption cycle will begin.
The State has much more detailed wind speed maps as found in the following link Department of Accounting and General Services | Wind Maps (hawaii.gov)
Page last updated February 2022