Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has a hefty household income when you factor in his city salary, his paid position on a local bank board of directors, his state pension and the paycheck his wife pulls down.

Caldwell earns nearly $130,000 a year as mayor, but also gets paid between $200,000 and $299,999 as a director of Territorial Savings Bank. He also has between $400,000 and $499,999 worth of stock in the company.

The mayor also gets a pension from the state of Hawaii, earning between $10,000 and $24,999 a year.

His wife, Donna Tanoue, has a large salary herself, earning between $700,000 and $799,999 as Vice Chair of Bank of Hawaii.

Caldwell and other city officials, including City Council members, must file financial disclosure forms each year with the Clerk’s Office and the Ethics Commission.

The reports allow the public to see what potential conflicts of interest might arise while elected and appointed officials are conducting business on behalf taxpayers. (Check out our accompanying story on a Honolulu rail executive’s recent disclosure report.)

But the city doesn’t regularly post these reports online. Instead you have to go the Honolulu Clerk’s Office or the Honolulu Ethics Commission to pull the files.

Moreover, Ethics Commission officials acknowledge they don’t have the time to audit the information on the financial disclosures to make sure everyone is following the rules.

This year, Civil Beat requested copies of the annual forms and is posting them here. Besides the mayor, his cabinet members and the City Council, we’ve included disclosures from the top officials at the Board of Water Supply and the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation.

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and cabinet:

Honolulu City Council and legislative branch:

Honolulu Board of Water Supply:

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation:

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