State of Hawaii

Generally a two-year statute of limitations is applicable for all claims which means that if the claim is not settled to the claimant’s satisfaction within two years from the date of the incident, the claim cannot be considered.  (See HRS 662 – State Tort Liability Act and refer to Section 4, Statute of Limitations)

Department of Accounting and General Service, The Risk Management Office (RMO) is attached to the Administrative Services Office (ASO) under the Office of the Comptroller. Click here, for Frequently Asked Questions 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – For the public filing claims for property damage or bodily injury

City and County of Honolulu

City and County of Honolulu, Department of the Corporation Counsel processes claims for damages and/or injuries. The form must be filled out completely as instructed and submitted with any and all supporting documentation.. Mail completed form to:

Department of the Corporation Counsel
530 South King Street, Room 110
Honolulu, HI 96813

Maui County

Maui County, Office of the County Clerk processes claims for property damage or personal injury. The form must be filled out completely, accurately, and legibly to process your claim. Submit your claim form as instructed to:

Office of the County Clerk
County of Maui
200 South High Street, Room 708
Wailuku, HI 96793

Kauai County

Kauai County, Office of the County Clerk processes claims against the county. Upon completion of the “NOTICE OF CLAIM AGAINST THE COUNTY OF KAUAI” form, please mail or hand-deliver the original, signed, and notarized form to:

Office of the County Clerk
County of Kauai
4396 Rice Street, Suite 209
Līhue, HI 96766

Hawaii County

Hawaii County, Office of the County Clerk processes personal property and injury claims against the county. According to Section 13-18, Hawaii County Charter, claims for recovery of damages for any injury to persons or property by reason of negligence or other act of any official or employee of the county shall not be considered unless a written statement, stating the date, location and description of the how the injuries occurred, and the tentative amount claimed is filed with the Office of the County Clerk, within two years after the date of the injury. Completed forms may be mailed to the address below or hand-delivered to Room 1402 at the same address. No faxed or e-mailed forms will be accepted.

Office of the County Clerk
County of Hawaii
25 Aupuni Street
Hilo, HI 96720