(a) The principal
office of the department is at Honolulu, Hawaii. Unless otherwise specifically
provided by law or by direction of the department, all communications to the
department shall be sent to the Comptroller, Department of Accounting and
General Services, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.
(b) The offices of the department shall be
open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. of each workday except Saturday, unless
otherwise provided by statute or executive order.
(c) The comptroller shall have charge of the
department's official records and shall be responsible for the maintenance and
custody of the files and records of the department, including the minutes of
hearings and exhibits, all papers and requests filed in proceedings, the
minutes of all actions taken by the department and all its findings,
determinations, reports, opinions, rules, regulations and approved forms. All
orders and other actions of the department shall be authenticated, signed or
otherwise authorized by the comptroller or his duly authorized
(d) All documents
required to be filed with the department shall be filed in the office of the
comptroller within such time limits as prescribed by law or by rules,
regulations, or orders of the department.