Balance the Hawaii state budget

You have a surplus.

You are in deficit $3,142,500,000.

$3.143B

Where the Money Goes

Revenue

Rainy day fund:$1.325B

Gov. David Ige plans to deposit $1 billion into the rainy day fund which already has $325 million. But this money could be given back to taxpayers or used toward the budget.

$1.325B
0
$1.325B

Tax revenues:$8.913B

$8.913B
0
$8.913B

Nontax revenues:$723.500M

$723.500M
0
$723.500M

Judiciary:$32.100M

$32.100M
0
$32.100M

Surplus:$1.482B

$1.482B
0
$1.482B

"Other Revenues":$-108.100M

$-108.100M
0
$-108.100M

Adjustment:$-324.700M

$-324.700M
0
$-324.700M

Total: $12,042,700,000.0

Spending

Medicaid: $1.137B

Warning! This area is considered politically difficult to cut. However, many states this year are considering Medicaid cuts.

$1.137B
0
$1.137B

Health fund: $1.170B

Warning! This is considered politically difficult to cut. Gov. David Ige is planning to skip $413 million of pre-funding payments in fiscal 2022. However, the state must still pay for $829 million of annual "normal costs" for public employee health benefits.

$1.170B
0
$1.170B

Retirement system: $1.117B

This spending category is protected by the Hawaii constitution and cannot be cut unless the constitutional protections were removed.

$1.117B
0
$1.117B

Debt service: $1.050B

This area cannot be cut without defaulting.

$1.050B
0
$1.050B

Accounting and General Services: $126.832M

Keep spending the same, or cut?

$126.832M
0
$126.832M

Agriculture: $15.013M

Cut spending?

$15.013M
0
$15.013M

Attorney General: $37.627M

Cut Spending?

$37.627M
0
$37.627M

Business, Econ. Dev. & Tourism: $77.592M

Cut spending?

$77.592M
0
$77.592M

Budget and Finance: $39.251M

$2.2 billion of this department's budget is spent on fringe benefits, such as public pension and health benefits. $845 million of this department's budget is spent on debt service. Fringe benefits and debt service are viewed as "fixed costs" that cannot be cut.

$39.251M
0
$39.251M

Defense: $34.535M

Cut spending?

$34.535M
0
$34.535M

Education: $2.121B

Cut spending?

$2.121B
0
$2.121B

Governor: $3.939M

Cut spending?

$3.939M
0
$3.939M

Hawaiian HomeLands: $19.045M

$19.045M
0
$19.045M

Human Resources Development: $23.761M

Cut spending?

$23.761M
0
$23.761M

Human Services: $175.812M

Cut spending?

$175.812M
0
$175.812M

Health: $563.953M

Cut spending?

$563.953M
0
$563.953M

Labor and Industrial Relations:: $15.987M

Cut spending?

$15.987M
0
$15.987M

Land and Natural Resources: $68.107M

Cut spending?

$68.107M
0
$68.107M

Lieutenant Governor: $0.983M

Cut spending?

$0.983M
0
$0.983M

Public Safety: $291.713M

Cut spending?

$291.713M
0
$291.713M

Taxation: $33.506M

Cut spending?

$33.506M
0
$33.506M

University of Hawaii: $579.291M

Cut spending?

$579.291M
0
$579.291M

Office of Hawaiian Affairs: $2.300M

Cut spending?

$2.300M
0
$2.300M

Judicial branch: $166.200M

Cut spending?

$166.200M
0
$166.200M

Legislative branch: $41.400M

Cut spending?

$41.400M
0
$41.400M

Public employee salary increases: $41.400M

Annual public employee salary increases negotiated in fiscal 2020

$41.400M
0
$41.400M

Lapses: $-80.000M

$-80.000M
0
$-80.000M

Expenditures and other adjustments: $-27.900M

$-27.900M
0
$-27.900M

Total: $8,844,352,202.0