Is a cell phone ticket a moving violation in Hawaii?

I’m renting a car to drive around the Hawaiian island of Oahu. However, I’m also going to work an hour or two a day while I’m there. The only thing is that I’d like to make my work calls while I’m getting to my destination. Is a cell phone ticket considered a moving violation when you’re visiting Hawaii?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
A cell phone ticket is a moving violation in Hawaii, which will result in an increased
car insurance
rates and a substantial fine.
Even if you’re a tourist, you’ll receive a ticket in Hawaii for using your cell phone for any reason. The minimum fine for a cell phone ticket is $297. This fine increases to $347 if you’re caught on the phone in either a construction zone or school zone.
Take care not to get a cell phone ticket while you’re in Hawaii, or you’ll risk putting a serious damper on your adventure. In the meantime, why not save a few bucks for your trip by finding cheaper car insurance on the
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