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The state of Hawaii is home to approximately 2 million citizens and is a popular place for people to buy bitcoin.

Here are the 13 best exchanges in Hawaii to buy bitcoin.

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CEX IO

CEX.IO Homepage

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Website:cex.io
CEO:Oleksandr Lutskevych
Headquarters:London, United Kingdom
Founders:Oleksandr Lutskevych, Dmytro Kalynovskyi, Victoria Polyakova, Peter Ivanov
Founded:2013
Customer service:Knowledge Base
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CEX.IO is a multifunctional cryptocurrency exchange that is trusted by millions of customers worldwide and allows users to buy bitcoin with a credit card or debit card seamlessly.

CEX.IO boasts multiple payment options (SWIFT, SEPA, ACH, Faster Payments), 24/7 customer support, and proven platform stability.

CEX.IO accepts deposits in USD, EUR, GBP, and RUB.

Pros

  • Established and trustworthy
  • Supported worldwide
  • Low fees
  • Simple credit card purchases
  • Clean user interface

Cons

  • Verification procedure requires private information
  • Lengthy verification time

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Kraken

Kraken Homepage

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Website:kraken.com
CEO:Jesse Powell
Headquarters:San Francisco, California
Founders:Jesse Powell
Founded:2011
Customer service:Knowledge Base

Kraken is the world's largest Bitcoin exchange in terms of both total volume and liquidity and accepts almost every type of bank or wire transfer as a funding method.

Kraken Pro provides individual investors with real-time trading and charting tools.

Kraken accepts deposits in USD, EUR, CAD, GBP, JPY, and CHF.

Pros

  • Respectable reputation
  • Global support
  • Reliable customer support
  • Tiered verification
  • Affordable fees

Cons

  • Few payment methods
  • Sophisticated UI

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XCOINS

XCOINS Homepage

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Website:xcoins.io
CEO:Sergey Nikitin
Headquarters:Santa Monica, California
Founders:Sergey Nikitin
Founded:2016
Customer service:Knowledge Base

XCOINS is a peer to peer lending platform on which buyers can buy bitcoins from sellers.

XCOINS accepts loan security deposits and purchases in USD.

Pros

  • Simple to get started
  • A fast way to acquire bitcoins
  • Great for making extra money on the side

Cons

  • High fees are incurred
  • There is a low transaction limit for new users

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Bittrex

Bittrex Homepage

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Website:bittrex.com
CEO:Bill Shihara
Headquarters:Seattle, Washington
Founders:Bill Shihara, Richie Lai, Rami Kawach
Founded:2013
Customer service:Knowledge Base

Bittrex is one of the largest cryptocurrency trading platforms in existence and serves customers all over the world.

Bittrex currently accepts deposits in USD for fiat trading only.

Pros

  • A large number of cryptocurrency pairs
  • Strong security
  • Privacy

Cons

  • Customer support

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Bitit

BitIt Homepage

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Website:bitit.io
CEO:Nicolas Katan
Headquarters:Paris, France
Founders:Nicolas Katan, Ugo Mare, Simon Potier
Founded:2015
Customer service:Knowledge Base

Bitit is developed, hosted, and regulated in Paris, France. BitIt is one of the most convenient platforms for buying and selling crypto-assets.

Bitit accepts deposits in USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, AUD, CAD, CNY, HKD, KRW, SGD, ZAR, DKK, SEK, NOK, and TRY.

Pros

  • Supports many currencies
  • Large selection of cryptocurrencies
  • High purchasing limits
  • Ledger and Trezor wallet support

Cons

  • Lengthy verification

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Paxful

Paxful Homepage

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Website:paxful.com
CEO:Ray Youssef
Headquarters:New York, New York
Founders:Ray Youssef, Artur Schaback
Founded:2015
Customer service:Knowledge Base
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Paxful is a person-to-person marketplace that supports over 300 payment methods.

Paxful gives vendors the ability to create offers in all currencies.

Pros

  • Escrow system
  • Security
  • Diverse payment methods
  • Simple user interface (UI)
  • Wide variety of sellers

Cons

  • Buyers and sellers are at risk of being scammed

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LocalBitcoins

LocalBitcoins Homepage

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Website:localbitcoins.com
CEO:Sebastian Sonntag
Headquarters:Helsinki, Finland
Founders:Nicholas Kangas, Jeremias Kangas
Founded:2012
Customer service:Knowledge Base
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LocalBitcoins is a person-to-person bitcoin trading platform that specializes in connecting buyers and sellers.

LocalBitcoins gives vendors the ability to create offers in all currencies.

Pros

  • Available in every country of the world
  • A diverse selection of buyers and sellers
  • Supports many payment methods
  • Buyers get their bitcoins fast
  • Private

Cons

  • Lack of cryptocurrency diversity
  • Both sellers and buyers have a chance of being scammed.

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Poloniex

Poloniex Homepage

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Website:poloniex.com
CEO:Tristan D’Agosta
Headquarters:Wilmington, Delaware
Founders:Tristan D’Agosta, Dominick Petrovski
Founded:2014
Customer service:Knowledge Base

Poloniex is ideal for those seeking a cryptocurrency trading platform with a large array of technical analysis tools.

Poloniex currently accepts deposits in USDC.

Pros

  • Hundreds of trading pairs
  • Multifunctional user interface
  • Wealth of trading and analysis tools

Cons

  • Can be complicated for beginners

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Abra

Abra Homepage

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Website:abra.com
CEO:Bill Barhydt
Headquarters:Mountain View, California
Founders:Bill Barhydt, Gwyneth Paltrow
Founded:2014
Customer service:Knowledge Base

Abra is an all-in-one cryptocurrency wallet and exchange app available on both iOS and Android platforms.

International Abra users can see all 54 fiat currencies. Citizens in the United States can only see TUSD.

Pros

  • Many payment methods
  • Diverse cryptocurrencies supported

Cons

  • Slow customer support
  • Mobile only

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Bitsquare

Bisq Homepage

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Website:bisq.network
CEO:Manfred Karrer
Headquarters:Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Founders:Manfred Karrer
Founded:2014
Customer service:Knowledge Base

Bitsquare is a peer to peer exchange that allows users to buy and sell bitcoins and exchange them for other altcoins and fiat currencies.

If you value your security as a trader, then Bitsquare is the perfect bitcoin trading platform especially if you love remaining anonymous.

Bitsquare users can buy and sell bitcoin with all national fiat currencies.

Pros

  • Respectable reputation
  • Supported globally
  • No registration required
  • Privacy
  • Perfect for advanced traders

Cons

  • Few payment methods
  • Not suitable for beginners

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BitQuick

BitQuick Homepage

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Website:bitquick.co
CEO:Jad Mubaslat
Headquarters:Cincinnati, Ohio
Founders:Jad Mubaslat
Founded:2013
Customer service:Knowledge Base

BitQuick is an instant bitcoin marketplace that allows buyers to connect directly to sellers and make purchases via cash deposit or SEPA transfer. Buyers are guaranteed to receive their bitcoins within 3 hours of placing an order.

BitQuick accepts deposits in all fiat currencies.

Pros

  • Get paid within 3 hours
  • 256 bit SSL encryption
  • Simple user interface

Cons

  • Lack of payment options

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Wall Of Coins

Wall Of Coins Homepage

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Website:wallofcoins.com
CEO:Genitrust, Inc.
Headquarters:Sarasota, Florida
Founders:Genitrust, Inc.
Founded:2010
Customer service:Knowledge Base

Wall Of Coins simplifies the buying and selling process of bitcoin by directly connecting merchants that are nearby one another.

Wall Of Coins accepts deposits in all fiat currencies.

Pros

  • Transparency
  • Rapid cold storage
  • Low minimum purchase requirement

Cons

  • ID Verification not necessary

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Bitcoin ATM

Coin ATM Radar Homepage

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Website:coinatmradar.com
CEO:Matthew Hayes
Headquarters:Bulgaria
Founders:Matthew Hayes
Founded:2014
Customer service:Knowledge Base

Finding a Bitcoin ATM is a great way to buy bitcoin instantly if you have cash on hand. There is a Bitcoin ATM in every region of the world.

Check out the Bitcoin ATM map on Coin ATM Radar to see if there is one near you.

Pros

  • Easily accessible
  • Convenient
  • Fun to use
  • Physical kiosk with receipt and customer service

Cons

  • Distance to travel
  • Higher fees than most exchanges

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Looking for more ways to buy bitcoin?

Here are the most popular payment methods you can use to buy bitcoin.

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Bitcoin IRA Companies In The United States

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Bitcoin IRA

Sherman Oaks, CA(818) 381-0254$3,000
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BitIRA

Burbank, CA(877) 465-2908$20,000
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Regal Assets

Beverly Hills, CA(833) 863-2020$10,000

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Bitcoin ATMs In Hawaii

As of May 24th, 2020, there are a total of 7 Bitcoin ATMs in Hawaii to buy bitcoin in person.

See the full map here.

Where Can I Buy Bitcoin In Hawaii?

Customers based in any of the major cities in Hawaii are able to buy bitcoin from any of the exchanges on this page.

  • Honolulu
  • Hilo
  • Pearl City
  • Waipahu
  • Kailua
  • Kaneohe
  • Kahului

Best Place To Buy Bitcoin In Hawaii

With over three million users, CEX.IO is the simplest and most popular exchange for citizens in Hawaii to buy cryptocurrencies. The verification process on CEX.IO is quite extensive which makes it one of the most secure exchanges on the planet. VISA and Mastercard deposits incur a 2.99% fee, while SWIFT bank deposits are free and withdrawals incur a 0.3% + $25 fee.