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Council Chairman Aaron ChungMessage from Council Chairman Aaron Chung

Aloha E Komo Mai

Welcome to the Legislative Branch of your County Government

On behalf of the Hawai‘i County Council, we welcome you to the Hawai‘i County Council’s Legislative Branch website. The Legislative Branch is made up of the County Council, Office of the County Clerk, and the Office of the Legislative Auditor.

Our website has been designed to help citizens find legislative information, aid participation in government, and improve transparency in the legislative process. We hope you enjoy a positive experience while visiting or utilizing our website.

Guide to the Council and County Clerk

Access Documents and Records

  • Council Records: County Council Public Record of Bills, Ordinances, Minutes, Resolutions, etc.
  • Hawai‘i County Code: Link to (unofficial) online version of the Hawai‘i County Code.
  • Council Rules of Procedure: View the 2018-2020 County Council’s Rules of Procedure.
  • Forms: Link to the County Clerk’s Forms page for Claim forms or Lobbyist Registration forms.

In the 2008 General Election, a majority of Hawai‘i County’s voters approved Ordinance No. 08-81. As a result, the Office of the Legislative Auditor gained its independent status on December 1, 2008.