Unclaimed property is held in a custodial capacity by the State of Hawaii Unclaimed Property Program until the rightful owner or heir is reunited with the abandoned property.
Unclaimed property owners may search and file claims for property at no cost. Owners may be reunited with their unclaimed property by first searching for property by name then filing a claim as the rightful owner.
Search for Unclaimed Property in the State of Hawaii
Unclaimed property owners may search for unclaimed property by name online at the State of Hawaii Unclaimed Property Search link or by requesting a name search by calling the State of Hawaii Unclaimed Property office.
File a Claim for Unclaimed Property
Unclaimed property owners may file a claim upon a successful completion of a name search. A claim consists of a claim form and required documentation. Claims are reviewed for required documentation. Claimants will be notified if additional documentation is necessary.
To file a claim, review the instructions below.
- Original Owner Claim Instructions
This information applies if you are filing a claim as the reported owner.
- Deceased Owner Claim Instructions
This information applies to those filing a claim as the heir of a deceased owner.
- Business Claim Instructions
This information applies if you are filing a claim on behalf of the business.
Owner Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions regarding the return of unclaimed property.
Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property of the Decedent
Required for heirs pursuant Sections 560:3-1201 and 560:3-1202, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
IRS Form W-9: Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification
Required for the return of securities.