Passenger Car plates
- Hawaii issued a plate showing Diamond Head and a silhouette
of King Kamehameha for 1976. The county numbering system, an N in the upper
left image in this case, indicates that plate was issued for Honolulu County.
Other Honolulu plates for this time period carry the following letters:
A, B, C, E, F, N, T, W, X.
The H on the plate in the upper right indicates it was
issued for cars on the big island of Hawaii (Hawaii County.) Hawaii County
has the H and Z designated plates
The plate on the lower left is from Maui County, as noted
by the M in the serial number
- Kauai County plates used the K designation, as noted
by the plate in the lower right.
1976 Hawaii passenger car license plate issued in Honolulu
County with sharp A dies. The difference in these dies and those above this
plate can be seen below. The sharp A die variety were made by the Poly Vend
Corporation, while rounded A variety was made by Irwin Hobson.
This plate was designated to Kauai County. When Hawaii ordered
plates for Kauai from two different sources, several Kauai plates came with
the same number. The solution, rather than throwing away plates, was to flatten
part of the K on one set and add a sticker that turned it into an L. Notice
it has the second type of die with the sharp pointed A in Hawaii and Aloha State.
1976 Hawaii sample plates. The one on the lower row left shows
the Polyvend dies with the sharp A.
This 1975 tab placed on a 1968 style plate was still valid
the first 3 months of 1976.
1976 Hawaii truck plate used through 1980. Truck plates carried
the all number designation. Truck plates were made using both types of dies.
1976 Hawaii trailer plate.
1976 Hawaii vanity plates using the Irwin-Hodson and Polyvend
dies. The plate on the left was used through 1979.
1976 Hawaii plate for state owned vehicles, and a 1976
Hawaii State owned trailer plate.
1976 Hawaii state owned motorcycle license plate.
1976 Hawaii Consular Corps plate.
County of Kauai license plate issued in 1976, and County
of Maui plate issued for 1976
1976 City and County of Honolulu license plate. On right,
is a trailer version of the City & County of Honolulu license plate.
1976 City and County of Honolulu owned motorcycle license plates.
Car dealer license plate utilized in Honolulu County
in 1976, and a car dealer license plate utilized in Kauai County in 1976
Car dealer license plate utilized in Maui County in
Motorcycle dealer license plate utilized in Maui County
1976 Hawaii Governor's plate. Several of these were
made and given out like samples.
1976 plate issued to Hawaiian amateur radio operator.
1976 Honolulu Fire Department plate.
1976 Hawaii motorcycle plate.
1976 Hawaii freight plate
This type of permanent Hawaii horseless carriage license
plate for antique vehicles was first issued in 1969 and used through the 70's
Bicycle tab/license placed on the front post of a bicycle
in the County and City of Honolulu in 1976.
1976 Kauai bicycle license plate.
Movie prop 1976 Hawaii license plate
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