Tax and Charities Division

  • Charity Resources and Regulation

Forms, Guidance and Registration and Solicitation Resources and Information

charity_logo1aThe Attorney General’s Tax & Charities Division administers and enforces Hawaii’s charitable solicitation law and provides oversight of Hawaii’s public charities, charitable trusts, and private foundations.

To register a charity with the Attorney General under section 467B-2.1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, visit the link under the registration section below, or click here.

Hawaii Charity Registration System


Hawaii Charity Registration Site

For charitable organizations that solicit contributions in Hawaii.


Hawaii’s Charity Registry


Search Hawaii’s Charity Registry

Search Hawaii’s Charity Registry for charitable organizations who are registered to solicit contributions in Hawaii. Search the registry by name of organization, keyword and other search means and view the charity’s registration form. The registry will also provide access for the Form 990/990EZ of each registered charity.

Also on this site you can pay the annual registration fees that are due and conduct searches for charitable organizations registered in the State of Hawaii.

Internet List of Exempt Charities


IRS Automatic Revocation Program


The federal tax exemption of each organization listed below was automatically revoked for its failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-PF, or 990-N return with the Internal Revenue Service for three consecutive years.

IRS Automatic Revocation List (8-14-2014)

IRS Publication 4991 Fact Sheet (Rev 2-2014)

IRS Revenue Procedure (Rev. 2014-11)

Information about the IRS Automatic Revocation program may be found at : http://www.irs.gov/Charities-&-Non-Profits/Automatic-Revocation-of-Exemption