The City and County of Honolulu, HI, Did Not Administer Its Community Development Block Grant in Accordance With Requirements
We audited the City and County of Honolulu’s (City) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. We conducted the audit because the City was the largest Pacific island recipient of CDBG funds, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) had identified problems with the City’s CDBG program, and the Office of Inspector General had never audited the City. Our objective was to determine whether the City administered...
Agosto 26, 2016
The Department of Hawaiian Home lands Generally Had Capacity To Manage; However, it Needs To Improve Controls Over Its Administration of Recovery
As part of the Office of Inspector General’s annual audit plan, we completed a capacity review of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ (Department) American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) funding. Our objective was to determine whether the Department had sufficient capacity to manage and administer its Recovery Act funding. Specifically, we reviewed and assessed the Department’s capacity in the following areas...
Enero 18, 2010
HONOLULU, Hawaii – Raelene Rodrigues, 62, of Honolulu, Hawaii was sentenced today. Rodrigues was the last of four defendants convicted and sentenced in connection with charges involving a scheme to defraud federally funded local housing programs for over $100,000 from approximately April 2015 to August 2017. Co-defendants Leopoldo Bitte, Jr., 38, of Hilo Hawaii, Gregory Lau, 40, of San Leandro, California, and separately-charged...
Febrero 22, 2022