Instructions for Form DNP-1 "Articles of Incorporation" - Hawaii

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FORM DNP-1-INSTR
B
R
WWW.
USINESS
EGISTRATIONS.COM
7/2010
STATE OF HAWAII
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Business Registration Division
335 Merchant Street
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 40, Honolulu, Hawaii 96810
Phone No. (808) 586-2727
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
(Section 414D-32, Hawaii Revised Statutes)
Instructions: Articles must be typewritten or printed in black ink, and must be legible. If additional space is required, use an
attachment. Attachment must be typewritten or printed in black ink on 8-1/2 x 11 white, bond paper, printed only on one side.
The articles must be signed by at least one individual (incorporator). All signatures must be in black ink. Submit articles
together with the appropriate fee. The date of incorporation will be the date that the Articles of Incorporation is filed in
compliance with the Hawaii Nonprofit Corporation Act (Chapter 414D).
This pre-printed Articles of Incorporation conforms to the Hawaii Nonprofit Corporation Act, and does not automatically qualify
for any specific tax exemption. In order to qualify for a tax exemption, you must prepare your own articles to include specific
information required by the Internal Revenue Service. Please contact the Internal Revenue Service for more information.
(Optional) If a certified copy is required, the fee for one certified copy is $10.00.
Article I.
State the exact corporate name.
Article II.
State the mailing address (including city, state, and zip code) of the corporation’s initial principal office.
Article III.
State the name of the corporation’s registered agent and the complete street address (including number,
street, city, state, and zip code) in the State of Hawaii. The agent may be either an individual who resides in
this State, a domestic entity, or a foreign entity authorized to transact business in the State of Hawaii, whose
place of business is an address in this State to which service of process and other notice and documents
being served on or sent to the entity represented by it may be delivered. If the agent is an entity, list the state
or country in which it was incorporated, formed or organized. A domestic corporation cannot be its own agent.
Article IV.
State the name and complete address (including city, state, and zip code) of each incorporator of the
corporation.
Article V.
Check whether the corporation has members or not. DO NOT CHECK BOTH.
Filing Fees: Filing fee ($25.00) is not refundable. Make checks payable to DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND
CONSUMER AFFAIRS. Dishonored Check Fee $25.00.
For any questions call (808) 586-2727. Neighbor islands may call the following numbers followed by 6-2727 and the # sign:
Kauai 274-3141; Maui 984-2400; Hawaii 974-4000, Lanai & Molokai 1-800-468-4644 (toll free).
Fax: (808) 586-2733
Email Address:
breg@dcca.hawaii.gov
NOTICE: THIS MATERIAL CAN BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. PLEASE CALL THE
DIVISION SECRETARY, BUSINESS REGISTRATION DIVISION, DCCA, AT 586-2744, TO SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST.
ALL BUSINESS REGISTRATION FILINGS ARE OPEN TO PUBLIC INSPECTION. (SECTION 92F-11, HRS)
FORM DNP-1-INSTR
B
R
WWW.
USINESS
EGISTRATIONS.COM
7/2010
STATE OF HAWAII
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Business Registration Division
335 Merchant Street
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 40, Honolulu, Hawaii 96810
Phone No. (808) 586-2727
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
(Section 414D-32, Hawaii Revised Statutes)
Instructions: Articles must be typewritten or printed in black ink, and must be legible. If additional space is required, use an
attachment. Attachment must be typewritten or printed in black ink on 8-1/2 x 11 white, bond paper, printed only on one side.
The articles must be signed by at least one individual (incorporator). All signatures must be in black ink. Submit articles
together with the appropriate fee. The date of incorporation will be the date that the Articles of Incorporation is filed in
compliance with the Hawaii Nonprofit Corporation Act (Chapter 414D).
This pre-printed Articles of Incorporation conforms to the Hawaii Nonprofit Corporation Act, and does not automatically qualify
for any specific tax exemption. In order to qualify for a tax exemption, you must prepare your own articles to include specific
information required by the Internal Revenue Service. Please contact the Internal Revenue Service for more information.
(Optional) If a certified copy is required, the fee for one certified copy is $10.00.
Article I.
State the exact corporate name.
Article II.
State the mailing address (including city, state, and zip code) of the corporation’s initial principal office.
Article III.
State the name of the corporation’s registered agent and the complete street address (including number,
street, city, state, and zip code) in the State of Hawaii. The agent may be either an individual who resides in
this State, a domestic entity, or a foreign entity authorized to transact business in the State of Hawaii, whose
place of business is an address in this State to which service of process and other notice and documents
being served on or sent to the entity represented by it may be delivered. If the agent is an entity, list the state
or country in which it was incorporated, formed or organized. A domestic corporation cannot be its own agent.
Article IV.
State the name and complete address (including city, state, and zip code) of each incorporator of the
corporation.
Article V.
Check whether the corporation has members or not. DO NOT CHECK BOTH.
Filing Fees: Filing fee ($25.00) is not refundable. Make checks payable to DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND
CONSUMER AFFAIRS. Dishonored Check Fee $25.00.
For any questions call (808) 586-2727. Neighbor islands may call the following numbers followed by 6-2727 and the # sign:
Kauai 274-3141; Maui 984-2400; Hawaii 974-4000, Lanai & Molokai 1-800-468-4644 (toll free).
Fax: (808) 586-2733
Email Address:
breg@dcca.hawaii.gov
NOTICE: THIS MATERIAL CAN BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. PLEASE CALL THE
DIVISION SECRETARY, BUSINESS REGISTRATION DIVISION, DCCA, AT 586-2744, TO SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST.
ALL BUSINESS REGISTRATION FILINGS ARE OPEN TO PUBLIC INSPECTION. (SECTION 92F-11, HRS)