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The GED® Test & HiSET® Exam in Hawaii

The Aloha State of Hawaii offers a choice between two high school equivalency tests: GED or HiSET. No matter which test you chose to take there are a lot of classes out there to help you pass. But why sit in a classroom when you can study anywhere and at your convenience!


Why Online Study Programs Work

Studying online makes preparing for the GED or HiSET test in Hawaii faster in three ways:

  1. Speed. You learn faster and retain more because online study programs customize your study to exactly what you need to know.  
  2. Control. You can study at your own pace instead of what the classroom dictates.
  3. Flexibility. Online studying can fit into your schedule and lifestyle.

Your $15 enrollment in The College of Essential Education not only gets you our GED Academy and HiSET Academy but also gets you four additional courses that help with improving your computer skills, finding and keeping your dream job, and managing your finances. Let’s get started today

The GED Test and HiSET Exam Eligibility Requirements in Hawaii

  • You do not have to be a resident of Hawaii.
  • You cannot be enrolled in an accredited high school or be a high school graduate.
  • You must be 18 years of age. However, if you are 16 or 17 you must use the Exceptions to Compulsory Education, Form 4140.
  • Cost: The GED Test is $37.50 (per subject), $150 (all subjects) and the HiSET Exam is $24 (per sub-test), $120 (total) 
  • Passing Score: The GED Test requires a 145 (minimum) to each subject to pass. The HiSET Exam requires an 8 in each sub-test with a combined score of 45; minimum of 2 on the Language Arts, Writing essay.
  • Accommodations for the GED test can be requested on the GED Testing Service page. Find out about disability accommodations and fill out your HiSET Accommodations Request Form on HiSET website.

After passing either the GED test or HiSET exam, the State of Hawaii will award you a high school equivalency certificate that will show you have achieved the same level of knowledge as a high school graduate. Check with rules and regulations for the Hawaii GED test and Hawaii HiSET exam for more information.

Get Ready to Pass the Test

  • Take our free practice test before you go in to take the official high school equivalency test. You will discover which areas you need to focus on in order to pass. 
  • Next, check out our online study program, The College of Essential Education, which is designed to help you prepare quickly because you study only those areas that you need to master. 
  • Finally, and only when you’re ready, be sure to find an official testing center for either the GED Test or HiSET Exam so so you know exactly where to go.


That’s how many have successfully passed their high school equivalency test.