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Report No. 20-13, Limited Scope Review of the State of Hawai‘i’s Mandatory Travel Self-Quarantine Program
In this report, we specifically discuss the Hawai‘i State Department of Education’s (DOE) policies and procedures regarding department employees and students who are confirmed positive for COVID-19. We asked DOE for its current policies and procedures and to meet with department personnel who are responsible for developing and implementing those policies and procedures. However, DOE initially ignored and then declined multiple requests for information and meetings. Despite DOE’s lack of cooperation, we were able to find certain information on DOE’s website about the handling of positive COVID-19 cases on school campuses.
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The Hawaii Convention Center is located near Waikiki in HonoluluDepartment of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Hawai’i Convention Center – December 31, 2019 Special Purpose Financial Statements
The auditors from Accuity LLP gave an unmodified opinion that the financial statements were presented fairly, in all material respects, in accordance with the management agreement between the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority and AEG.
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Report No. 20-11, Report on the Hawai‘i State Department of Education’s Policies and Procedures for Handling Positive COVID-19 Test Results in Staff, Teachers, and Students
In this report, we specifically discuss the Hawai‘i State Department of Education’s (DOE) policies and procedures regarding department employees and students who are confirmed positive for COVID-19. We asked DOE for its current policies and procedures and to meet with department personnel who are responsible for developing and implementing those policies and procedures. However, DOE initially ignored and then declined multiple requests for information and meetings. Despite DOE’s lack of cooperation, we were able to find certain information on DOE’s website about the handling of positive COVID-19 cases on school campuses.
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Financial and Compliance Audit of the Department of Transportation, Highways Division
AUDITOR’S SUMMARY Financial and Compliance Audit of the Department of Transportation, Highways DivisionFinancial Statements, Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2019 THE PRIMARY PURPOSE  of the audit was to form an opinion on the fairness of the presentation of the financial statements for the Department of Transportation, Highways Division, as of and for the fiscal year […]
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Report No. 20-09, Review of Excise and Use Tax Exemptions and Exclusions
This report assesses certain tax exemptions and exclusions from Hawai‘i’s General Excise Tax and Use Tax. Section 23-71 et seq., Hawai‘i Revised Statutes, requires the Auditor to annually review different tax exemptions, exclusions, and credits on a 10-year recurring cycle. This report is our first review under these statutes.
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