Public Services

Hawai’i Health Authority (HHA)

The authority shall be an autonomous public body corporate and politic and an instrumentality of the State and shall be responsible for overall health planning for the state and shall be responsible for determining future capacity needs for health providers, facilities, equipment, and support services.

HI 529 – Hawaii’s College Savings Program

HI529 is a smart way to save for college and, at the same time, help grow your education-savings dollars.  HI529 offers valuable tax benefits, high contribution limits, expert investment management, and the flexibility of choosing from a range of investment options.

Investor Relations

Invest in Hawaii’s future. The investor relations website provides access to the electronic version of selected State of Hawaii municipal bond program information.

Office of the Public Defender

The purpose of the Office of the Public Defender is to safeguard individual rights in all criminal and related matters, from arrest or threat of confinement through all stages of the criminal proceedings including appeal and parole board matters, if any, consistent with applicable laws, court rules, and rules of professional responsibility.

Public Utilities Commission (PUC)

The PUC regulates all franchised or certificated public service companies operating in the State prescribes rates, tariffs, charges and fees; determines the allowable rate of earnings in establishing rates; issues guidelines concerning the general management of franchised or certificated utility businesses; and acts on requests for the acquisition, sale, disposition or other exchange of utility properties, including mergers and consolidations.

Unclaimed Property Program

This program collects and holds, in a custodial capacity abandoned and dormant property from “holders”.  As a public service, the Unclaimed Property Program returns property to rightful owners at no charge.