The five counties of Hawaii on the Hawaiian Islands enjoy somewhat greater status than many counties on the United States mainland. Counties in Hawaii are the only legally constituted government bodies below that of the state. No formal level of government (such as city governments) exists below that of the county in Hawaii.
Comparison chart of counties
- Main article: Evaluation of Hawaii county websites
- 3 of the 5 counties post their county budget online.
- 4 counties include information on their websites about public government meetings.
- 3 include information about the county's elected officials.
- 2 include information about the county's administrative officials.
- 4 counties give information about permits and zoning in the county.
- 2 of the counties put information on their websites about audits that the county government has had performed.
- 2 county gives information about its contracts with county vendors.
- 0 county websites disclose whether or not they belong to any government sector lobbying associations.
- 0 counties provide information on how to request public records using the Hawaii Information Practices Act.
- 1 county websites provide some information about county taxes.
|FIPS State Code||State||State Abbr.|
|FIPS County Code||County Name||County Seat|
|005||Kalawao County||None (administered by Hawaii Dept. of Health)|
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