Frequently Asked Questions
What is Can-Do Honolulu?
The City & County of Honolulu’s goal is to provide the public with an unprecedented amount of access to information previously unavailable from prior administrations. This is part of a national trend in government towards “transparency.” Can-Do Honolulu will serve the people of Honolulu as an indispensable conduit to their government.
Why is Transparency so important?
Transparency provides the people with information that can be used to better understand the policies and decisions being made by the City government. Greater public awareness will ultimately lead to better decisions.
Can I provide feedback through this website?
Yes. Use the feedback tab to send Can-Do Honolulu your comments, questions, suggestions, and recommendations.
How do I search the system for a report?
Use the Search window at the top of the screen and enter in keywords related to the information that you want. For example: enter “Budget” or “FY2011” to search for reports related to the City budget.
Can I obtain a copy of the information on Can-Do Honolulu?
Yes. Everything on Can-Do Honolulu may be downloaded to your computer. Click on the “Download” button to the right of the report you want and the data will download to your computer.
Can I load information that I have into the website?
No. Can-Do Honolulu provides information directly from City sources. The public may not upload information into the system.
How much will it cost me to use Can-Do Honolulu?
Zero. Can-Do Honolulu is a free service to the public.
Can I use information from Can-Do Honolulu to create my own reports?
Will Can-Do Honolulu be expanded in the future?
Yes. Can-Do Honolulu is still growing and we will add new information in the future.