The Tax & Charities Division represents the Department of Taxation in matters relating to Tax Appeals, Foreclosures, Bankruptcies, etc. Our Division is also responsible for regulating charitable organizations, professional solicitors, professional fundraising counsels, and their activities in the State of Hawaii.

You may also search for charitable organizations by downloading our free mobile app “Hawaii Charity Finder” from iTunes or Google Play Store.

NOTICE:  Effective immediately, the State of Hawaii Department of the Attorney General’s Tax & Charities Division will no longer require the filing of Schedule B to the IRS Form 990 as part of the registration and annual reporting requirements.



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Learn more information and access helpful guides here:

Charitable Organizations:

Professional Fundraiser System:

Other Useful Information:

Other Useful Information includes references to federal materials.  In reviewing these materials, please be aware that compliance with State of Hawaii laws and rules are also required.

For information regarding administrative actions our office has taken against charitable organizations, click here.

The information regarding an organization listed on this website is obtained from documents submitted by the organization.  As such, it should be used for general information purposes only as the Department of the Attorney General cannot guarantee the accuracy, quality, or validity of the information.  An organization’s inclusion on our charities website is not an assurance that the organization is: (1) an approved tax-exempt organization under the Internal Revenue Code; (2) one for which a donation to said organization is tax deductible; or (3) in compliance with all laws.

If you are considering contributing to an organization, we encourage you to do your own research to ensure your donation is used for its intended purposes.  See the “Learn More” section on this page for useful material and helpful guides.  For information about the different types of tax-exempt organizations and the deductibility of contributions visit www.IRS.Gov.

The Office of the Attorney General does not endorse any organization posted on this site.