Review and Expunction of Central Registries and Reporting Records - Hawaii

Date: May 2018

Right of the Reported Person to Review and Challenge Records

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.

When Records Must Be Expunged

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 350-2(d)

The Department of Human Services shall promptly expunge the reports in cases if either of the following is true:

  • The report is determined not confirmed by the department, an administrative hearing officer, or a Hawaii State court on appeal.
  • The petition arising from the report has been dismissed by order of the family court after an adjudicatory hearing on the merits pursuant to chapter 587A.

Records and information contained in a report that is expunged may be retained by the department solely for future risk and safety assessment purposes.