Tax and Charities Division



Hawaii Professional Fundraising System website

The Department of the Attorney General’s Professional Fundraising System is now available!

This site allows:

  • Members of the public to search and view all of the registration data, contracts, and financial reports filed by paid professional solicitors and fundraising counsel that provide services to registered charities soliciting contributions from donors in Hawaii.  Searches may be run using the name of the professional solicitor or fundraising counsel, or by using the “advanced search” feature and entering the name of the charity or solicitor/fundraising counsel’s Federal Employer Identification Number.  A summary of the registration information may be downloaded and/or individual documents such as contracts, legal documents, and financial reports may be downloaded from this site.
  • Professional solicitors and fundraisers to electronically register and file annual renewals to the Department of the Attorney General by completing a simple online process and uploading copies of their contracts with registered charities, surety bonds, end of solicitation campaign financial reports, and other applicable documents, and paying annual fees.  Below are a short guide and a longer user manual for the system to help you get started. 

Hawaii Professional Fundraiser Registration -short guide

Professional Fundraiser User Manual 

For questions on how to use the Hawaii Professional Fundraiser System, please contact the Charities Unit via email at or by telephone at (808) 586-1480.

Hawaii Charity Registration System

Hawaii Charity Registration Site

For charitable organizations that solicit contributions in Hawaii.

Hawaii Charities Online

Hawaii Charities Online

This site allows you to:

  • Search Hawaii’s Charity Registry for charitable organizations who are registered to solicit contributions in Hawaii or who have been granted an exemption from registration. 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.
  • Pay the annual registration fees.
  •  NEWSubmit an online Exemption From Registration Application.  Organizations may now complete and submit an online application for exemption from registration.

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 8-10-2015

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 :