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    HAWAII

    Starting number:  Honolulu 1-000 (1922-25), 50-000 (1926-39),
    Hawaii 20-000, Maui 30-000, Kauai 40-000.  No hyphen 1923-26.
    5-digit Honolulu expected 1922.  Truck began 1938.

             HONOLULU     HAWAII       MAUI       KAUAI          TOTAL
    1922       8-688                              40-364         8,054
    1923      11957                               40915         11,874
    1924      11525                               42069         12,596
    1925     [18499]      24133                   42200         23,835
    1926     [70499]                  32782       42383         25,667
    1927      72-294      20-278                                22,574
    1928     [73-999]                 34-129      41-656        29,787
    1929     [77-999]                 35-538      43-112        36,652
    1930     [80-999]     25-078      36-979*     40-066        43,126
    1931     [82-999]     23-879      34-550      42-324        43,756
    1932     [83-999]    [27-500]     30-491      41-002        42,996
    1933     [83-999]    [27-500]     35-233      42-195        48,931
    1934      80-700*                 35-090      43-813        39,606
    1935      80-808      25-328      31-758      43-610        41,508
    1936     [84-999]     25-006      34-845      44-470        49,324
    1937      87-523*     24-363      37-061      43-269        52,220
    1938      84-880      20-610      36-998      44-034        46,526
    1939     [89-999]     26-702      34-619      44-491        55,815*

    1938-39 TRUCK
    Honolulu  87-000 - 99-999 (1938)
               1-000 -  9-999 (1939)
    Hawaii    27-500 - 29-999
    Maui      37-000 - 39-999
    Kauai     47-000 - 49-999


    1940 FORMATS                              A-I used in 1st position.
    Honolulu  A/O 5000 - A/O 9999, B/O 5000 - Z/O 9999
    Hawaii    A/H 2000 - A/H 2999, B/H 2000 - Z/H 2999
    Maui      A/M 3000 - A/M 3999, B/M 3000 - Z/M 3999
    Kauai     A/K 4000 - A/K 4999, B/K 4000 - Z/K 4999


    1941-49 FORMATS         Letters used*:  A,B,C,E,H,K,L,M,T,U,W,X,Y,Z
    Honolulu  A 5000 - A 9999, B 5000 - Z 9999      *J,N,P,R added 1949
    Hawaii    A 2000 - A 2999, B 2000 - Z 2999      *J seen 1948
    Maui      A 3000 - A 3999, B 3000 - Z 3999      *N,P added 1949-50
    Kauai     A 4000 - A 4999, B 4000 - Z 4999

    1950 FORMATS                                     Only A,B,C,E used.
    Honolulu  1A5000 - 1A9999, 2A5000 - 5A9999, 1B5000 - 5E9999
    Other counties use same format and letters as 1941-49.
     
     
     

    YEAR   HONOLULU                       HAWAII      MAUI       KAUAI
    1940   I/O 7066                      H/H 2357   E/M 3470   C/K 4221
    1941     U 9504                        E 2229     K 3952     H 4618
    1942     W 8790                        L 2831     K 3995     E 4059
    1946     U 7543                        M 2501     C 3729     E 4077
    1947    [X 9999]                       M 2693     H 3676     B 4323
    1948     Z 8748                        U 2499,    L 3504     H 4351
                                           J 2471
    1949     W 9434, J 7632, N 9536,       M 2803     N 3206     H 4825
                     P 9139, R 6393
    1950     2E6737                        Y 2399     P 3812     M 4500

    TOTALS OF OBSERVED PLATES BY YEAR/BASE AND COUNTY

                      HONOLULU   HAWAII     MAUI      KAUAI       TOTAL
    1940               42,067     7,358     4,471     2,222      56,118
    1941               49,505     3,230     5,953     4,619      63,307
    1942/45            53,791     6,832     5,996     3,060      69,679
    1946               47,544     7,502     2,730     3,078      60,854
    1947              [60,000]    7,694     4,677     1,324      73,695
    1948               68,749     9,972     6,505     4,352      89,578*
    1949               67,139     7,804     8,207     4,826      87,976
    1950               81,738    12,400     9,813     7,501     111,452*
    1951               90,009    14,188    10,490     8,353     123,040
    1952              103,908    13,515   [13,000]   10,352     140,775*
    1953 TAB           61,339     9,179                          70,518
    1954 TAB          104,682    19,198                         123,880
    1955 TAB          114,015     2,898     7,086     8,517     132,516
    1956 TAB           38,272    19,014     4,200     3,450      64,936
    1953/56           162,196    19,785    16,225    14,975     213,281
    1957/60           201,044    22,570    15,313    12,832     251,759
    1961/68           431,944    40,320    29,436    19,080     520,780
    1969/75           568,944    58,200    43,504    23,856     694,504
    1976/80           609,414    82,350    63,191    32,444     787,399
    1981/91 TYPE 1    574,425   168,878   124,217    57,633     925,153
            TYPE 2    610,389    86,973   150,400    58,190     905,952
            TOTAL   1,184,814   259,152   348,074   125,820   1,917,860
    1991/17 TYPE 1    566,433   149,850   148,851   163,836   1,028,970
            TYPE 2    268,731    29,970    16,983    19,980     335,664
            TYPE 1a 1,654,218   414,993   464,596   193,417   2,727,224
            TOTAL   2,489,382   594,813   630,430   377,233   4,091,858

    1951-80 FORMATS             Numbers always progress before letters.
    Letters used:  Honolulu  A,B,C,E,F,N,T,W,X  (P,R 1 - 99 added 1977)
                   Hawaii  H,Z,    Maui  M,L,    Kauai  K
     
    1952-75:  F-1 - F-999 omitted.
    1954-56:  All tabs marked "PASS" except 1955-56 Kauai.
    1969-80:  1L series for Lanai and Molokai only.
    1976-80:  Z series for Hawaii replacements only.
     
     

    YEAR           HONOLULU            HAWAII              MAUI              KAUAI
    1951        A 100 -   X 999   1H-100 -  7Z-787   1M-100 -  3L-689   1K-100 -  9K-893
               A-1000 -  B-4051                                          K 100 -   K 458
               1A-100 -  6X-656                                                      
    1952        A-100 -   X-999   1H-100 -  7Z-114   1M-100 - [6L-499]  1K-100 -  9K-999
               A-1000 -  C-7018                                          K-100 -  K-2351
               1A-100 -  9X-788                                                      
    53 TAB    1A-1000 - 7A-8338   H 1000 -  H10178
    54 TAB    1A-1000 - 3B-6681   H-1000 - H-20197
    55 TAB    1A-1000 - 4B-7014   H-1000 -  H-3897   M-1000 -  M-8085   K-1000 -  K-9516
    56 TAB    1A-1000 - 5A-3271   H-1000 - H-20013   M-1000 -  M-5199   K-1000 -  K-4449
    1953/56     A-100 -   X-999   1H-100 -  9Z-999   1M-100 -  7L-348   1K-100 -  9K-999
    TYPE 1     1A-100 -  9X-999    H-100 -   Z-990                       K-100 -  K-2240
               A-1000 -  X-5312
    TYPE 2    1A-1005 - 1A-2095
    TYPE 3                        H-2098 -  H-2784
    TYPE 4                                          M-1024 -           K-6974 -     
    1957/60    A-100 -   X-999   1H-100 -  9Z-999   1M-100 -  9L-112   1K-100 -  9K-999
              1A-100 -  9X-999    H-100 -   Z-999                       K-100 -  K-4831
              A-1000 -  X-9999   H-1000 -  H-5569
    (1959)   1A-1000 - 5A-4943                                                       
    1961/68      A-1 -  X-9999   1H-100 -  9Z-999   1M-000 -  9L-999   1K-100 -  9K-999
                1A-1 - 6B-9999    H-100 -   Z-999   M-0000 -  M-9999   K-1000 - K-11979
             7B-1000 - 1F-4966   H-1000 -  Z-9999   L-0000 -  L-1435
                                1H-1000 - 1H-5319                                    
    1969/75      A-1 -  X-9999   1H-100 -  9Z-999   M-0000 -  M-9999   1K-000 -  9K-999
                1A-1 - 3N-9999    H-100 -  Z-9999  1M-0000 - 3M-9299   K-0001 - K-12856
                                1H-1000 - 3H-5199  1L-0000 - 1L-4203  1K-0000 - 1K-1999
    1976/80      A-1 -  X-9999      H-1 - H-47304   M-0000 -  M-9999   1K-000 -  9K-999
    TYPE 1      1A-1 -  1F-245      Z-1 -  Z-1370  1M-0000 - 3M-5747   K-0001 - K-20444
                                                   1L-0000 - 1L-3999
    TYPE 2   2F-3606 - 9F-8368  H-48761 - H-54408  4M-0982 - 4M-2828  K-20001 - K-20500
                 P-1 -    R-99
    TYPE 2k                                                           L-17501 - L-20000
    TYPE 1a   1N-572 - 4N-4566  H-58209 - H-70209  4M-3988 - 5M-3083
    TYPE 2a   5N-303 - 6N-8246  H-71567 - H-80980  5M-8201 - 5M-9190
    TYPE 3   6N-9505 - 6N-9734
    TYPE 2b   7N-198 - 7N-9276


    1981-91 WARRIOR BASE      No I,O,Q,Z used.  No H,K,L,M in Honolulu.
    1981    "JUN 81"  Type 1:  Arkansas dies                (925,153 P)
    May 84  "APR 85"  Type 2:  Oregon dies                  (905,952 P)
                                                    (TOTAL 1,917,860 P)

    COUNTY               ARKANSAS DIES            OREGON DIES
    Honolulu           AAA 001 - BUY 999       BVA 001 - DTY 999
    Hawaii             HAA 001 - HHT 047       HHW 352 - HMV 411
    Maui               MAA 001 - MFT 140       MGA 723 - MGD 559
             "OCT 85"  MJK 792 - MJK 991       MKF 708 - MSY 422
                       MMM 263 -
    Kauai              KAA 001 - KCP 690       KDB 698 - KFS 945

    DAA-DAY omitted.  KEI 203 reportedly issued by mistake; not counted.
    Non-Pass. Prefixes:  BUS, BWS, DWS, HFD, HPD, KFD, MCP, MFD, MPD.
    All Suffixes are Non-Pass.

    Replaced 1991-94 as follows:
          1991 - Hawaii, Maui and Kauai
          1992 - Honolulu AAA-AYY
          1993 - Honolulu BAA-BYY
          1994 - Honolulu CAA-DTY


    1991-2017 RAINBOW BASE      No I,O,Q used.  No H,K,L,M in Honolulu.
    11-17-90  "OCT 91"  Type 1:  Oregon dies              (3,756,194 P)
    Jul.94    "JUN 95"  Type 2:  Arkansas dies              (335,664 P)
                                                    (TOTAL 4,091,858 P)

    Omitted:  EUA-EUZ, FAA-FAZ, FUA-FUZ, GUA-GUZ, HAL-HAM, HBL,
              JAA-JAZ, JEA-JEZ, JNA-JNZ, JUA-JUZ, KUA-KUZ, NAA-NAZ,
              NEA-NEZ, NUA-NUZ, PAA-PAZ. (KKK issued)
    Non-Pass. Prefixes/Suffixes same as 1981-91.

    COUNTY       OREGON DIES                  ARKANSAS DIES
    Honolulu  EAA 001 - FTW 999 (566,433)   FTX 001 - GNZ 999 (268,731)
              GPA 001 - GZZ 999 (170,829)
    (Jul.99)  JBA 001 - JZZ 999 (284,715)
    (1/24/03) NBA 001 - NZZ 999 (303,696)
    (3/31/06) PBA 001 - PZZ 999 (341,658)
    (2009?)   RAA 001 - RZZ 999 (360,639)
              SAA 001 - SCY 409  (55,354)                              
    Hawaii    HNA 001 - HTZ 999 (114,885)
              HVA 001 - HWM 999  (34,965)   HWN 001 - HWZ 999  (10,989)
                                            HUA 001 - HUV 999  (18,981)
              HUW 001 - HUZ 999   (3,996)
              HXA 001 - HZZ 999  (68,931)
    (Jul.00)  HAA 001 - HMZ 999 (272,727)
    (2011)    ZAA 001 - ZDA 408  (69,339)                              
    Maui      MTA 001 - MZL 999 (148,851)   MZM 001 - MZZ 999  (11,988)
    (Apr.94)                                MAA 001 - MAE 999   (4,995)
              MAF 001 - MSZ 999 (362,637)
    (1/25/09) LAA 001 - LEL 061 (101,959)                              
    Kauai     KHA 001 - KRC 999 (163,836)   KRD 001 - KRZ 999  (19,980)
              KSA 001 - KZZ 999 (160,839)
    (2010)    KAA 001 - KBK 610  (32,578)