Welcome to the Office of the Auditor

Welcome to the Office of the Auditor for the State of Hawaiʻi. Our mission is to improve government through independent and objective analyses. We provide audit reports to the Legislature and the public about how effectively state agencies are providing services and using public money, thereby keeping government transparent and accountable.

Recent Reports

2019 Annual Report
Office of the Auditor

Last year we published audit reports on agencies such as the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, and the Department of Education, and on subjects such as the Department of Health’s Deposit Beverage Container Program, and Mandatory Health Insurance for Clinical Victim Support Services for Victims of Sexual Violence and Abuse.
Full Report


Report No. 20-17, Review of Special Funds, Revolving Funds, Trust Funds, and Trust Accounts of the Judiciary

We reviewed 29 funds and accounts administered by the Judiciary – specifically, 6 special funds, 2 revolving funds, 17 trust funds, and 4 trust accounts.  We found 1 special fund and 1 trust fund did not meet criteria.  We recommended the special fund, which does not appear to be financially self-sustaining, be repealed and the trust fund be reclassified to a special fund.
Full Report or Summary


Report No. 20-16, Review of Special Funds, Revolving Funds, Trust Funds, and Trust Accounts of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

We reviewed 13 funds and accounts administered by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) – specifically, 4 special funds, 2 revolving funds, 6 trust funds, and 1 trust account.  We found 1 trust fund did not meet criteria and should be reclassified to a trust account.
Full Report or Summary


What is an audit?

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Audit Expectations

Other Reports & Publications

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