Yes. ONLY elected county officers, candidates for elective county office, and appointed officers, (executive and legislative department heads and first deputies) FDS shall be open to public inspection.
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Financial disclosure statements help to ensure governmental accountability and transparency by identifying financial interests that may conflict with a county official’s duties and responsibilities to the public.
For more information see, Code of Ethics, Section 10-3.1. and Section 10-3.2.
In accordance with the County Charter Article 10 - Code of Ethics, Section 10-3, ordinances of the County of Maui and Rules of the Maui County Board of Ethics;
Members of the following boards and commissions are public filers:
Filers are required to report various types of financial interests, such as income; business ownership; stocks, bonds, and mutual funds; officer or director positions in for-profit or non-profit business; real property; loans; names of clients assisted or represented before state agencies; and creditor interests in an insolvent business. In addition, filers are required to disclose their own financial interests, as well as those held by a spouse or dependent child, initially and annually thereafter.
Effective January 2023, elected officials and appointed officers are required to file an original FDS using the County of Maui electronic filing system. The form will be transmitted and filed automatically with the Board of Ethics after submittal; a copy of their FDS will be transmitted via email to the Office of the County Clerk (7th Floor, County Building). Elected officials, appointed officers, and candidates will receive an electronic email confirming receipt of their FDS from the Board of Ethics and the Office of the County Clerk. Should there be any issues with an FDS submission, the filer will be contacted individually by a staff member from the Board of Ethics to rectify and to resubmit if necessary.
File your Financial Disclosure Statement here:
Members are required to submit their FDS electronically (e-filing) effective January 2023 and are due by February 15 annually.
Candidates for elected office in the State and Counties of Hawaii are required to comply with HRS §11-118, and Chapter 12 by filing two copies of their FDS concurrently with their nomination papers; one filed with the Office of the County Clerk (7th Floor, County of Maui, Kalana O’ Maui Building), and one filed with the Board of Ethics (3rd Floor, County of Maui, Kalana O’ Maui Building); pursuant to the Revised Charter of the County of Maui (1983), as amended (“Charter”), Section 10-3.(3) Financial Disclosures, “A candidate for elective county office shall file a financial disclosure statement concurrently with the filing of nomination papers and shall file annual updates of their financial disclosure statement by February 15 of each year of their elected term.” (Effective January 2023)
Beginning January 2024, candidates for elected office will submit their FDS electronically via the secure County of Maui filing platform CivicOptimize. Hence, it will be transmitted to the designated emails associated with the Maui County Board of Ethics and Office of the County Clerk, and an email confirming receipt along with a copy of the FDS (PDF format) will be sent to the candidate for their records. Candidates are required to bring a copy of their FDS when filing their nomination papers with the Office of the County Clerk as proof of submission and for verification.
File your Candidate Financial Disclosure Statement here:
Pursuant to the Revised Charter of the County of Maui (1983), as amended (“Charter”), Section 10-3.(3) Financial Disclosures, “All persons required herein to make financial disclosure statements, other than candidates for elective county office, shall file such financial disclosure statements prior to taking office or the date of the resolution approving their appointment to the board or commission, whichever is earlier, and shall file annual updates of their financial disclosure statements by February 15 of each year that the person continues in office.” (Effective January 2023)
Yes, only if a filer does not have access to a computer or mobile device will a physical copy be accepted. To obtain a physical form contact your board or commission secretary or visit the Board of Ethics web page, and under “Quick Links” CLICK on Financial Disclosure Statement form to download the document and instructions.
Follow the directions provided. Once completed submit the form to your assigned board or commission staff secretary for transmittal.
The FDS covers the period of January 1 thru December 31 of the year preceding the filing of the form.
Filers are required to report certain types of financial interests; such as income; business ownership; officer or director positions in for-profit or non-profit business; real property; loans; names of clients assisted or represented before county agencies; and creditor interest in .an insolvent business.
In addition, elected county officials, appointed directors and deputies, and boards and commission members are required to disclose their own financial interests, as well as those held by a spouse or partner, or a dependent child.
FDS forms are reviewed by the Board of Ethics members, the assigned deputy of the Corporation Counsel, and board secretary. Boards and Commissions FDS are confidential and are only reviewed by those individuals listed above and are unavailable for public distribution.
Complete all required fields. An incomplete form will be returned to the filer to complete or correct
Pursuant to the Revised Charter of the County of Maui (1983), as amended (“Charter”), Section 10-3.(2) Financial Disclosures, “No member of a board or commission who has failed to file a complete required financial disclosure statement may participate or vote in any official board or commission business until the statement is acknowledged as received by the board of ethics.”(Effective January 2023)
For additional information, please reference the Financial Disclosure E-filing Guide (under Quick Links or Resources), or contact the Board of Ethics staff secretary; and for board or commission members, contact your assigned staff secretary.
If you need further assistance, please visit the Board of Ethics webpage for more information, email us at Board of Ethics or call us at (808) 270-7742 (7:45 to 4:30 p.m. M-F).
Maui County Board of Ethicsc/o Department of the Corporation Counsel200 S. High St., 3rd FloorWailuku, HI 96793Phone: (808) 270-7740 FAX: (808) 270-7152E-mail: Board of Ethics