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Auditor: Four Years Later HART Finally Acts on Recommendations
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Follow-Up on Recommendations from Report No. 16-03, Audit of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)

A Report to the Mayor and the City Council of Honolulu

From Honolulu City Auditor, Report No. 20-05 September, 2020

In April 2016, our office released the Audit of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART), Report No. 16-03. The audit made 18 recommendations to improve HART planning, management and operations.

In our Audit Recommendations Status Report, Fiscal Year 2017, issued in July 2018, HART reported that 16 of the 18 recommendations were in process, 1 was resolved, and 1 was not started.

In January 2019, we issued a Follow-up Audit of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, Resolution 17-199, CD1, Report No. 19-01. In this update, HART reported that it had addressed or completed 14 of 18 recommendations, and others were under consideration.

Due to time constraints, we were unable to conduct a thorough assessment of recommendations implemented. However, a preliminary review found that 16 recommendations were in process, 1 had been resolved, and 1 had not been implemented. Our office made a commitment to conduct a more thorough examination at a later date. This follow-up audit meets that outstanding obligation from Report No. 19-01.

In this follow-up audit, we found that 12 recommendations were completed, 3 were resolved, and 3 were in process.

In response to a draft of this follow-up audit, HART management agreed with the status of recommendations and expressed its commitment to address the three outstanding recommendations that are deemed in process….

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