What’s New

OIP’s Annual Report

Posted on Dec 28, 2012 in What's New

The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted its Annual Report for fiscal year 2012, which began on July 1, 2011 and ended on June 30, 2012. The full report can be found on OIP’s website at hawaii.gov/oip/reports.html.  The report shows that in FY 2012, OIP increased by 50% the number of training materials freely ...
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The new administrative rules on appeals to the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) were approved by Governor Neil Abercrombie on December 20, 2012. The rules were filed with Lt. Governor Brian Schatz’s office on December 21, 2012, and will go into effect on December 31, 2012. The filed rules, together with a statement explaining ...
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As our holiday gift to you, the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has created another practical training tool, Quick Review: Sunshine Law Requirements for Meeting Minutes, which can now be found on OIP’s training page. Like the earlier Quick Review on Sunshine Law meeting notice requirements (see What’s New for November 14, 2012), this short guide summarizes the ...
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On November 15, 2012, the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) held a public hearing on its proposed rules to adopt administrative procedures for appeals to OIP. The audio recording of the hearing, which lasted 35 minutes, is posted on the “Rules” page of OIP’s website at hawaii.gov/oip. The written testimonies submitted by two testifiers ...
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The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has created another practical tool to help Sunshine Law boards. “Quick Review: Sunshine Law Meeting Notice Requirements” can now be found on OIP’s training page at hawaii.gov/oip. This short guide summarizes the content and filing requirements for public meeting notices, contains helpful practice tips, and provides links and contact information for additional ...
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OIP Public Hearing Reminder

Posted on Nov 8, 2012 in What's New

As a reminder, persons interested in the proposed rules for appeals to the State Office of Information Practices (OIP) should attend a public hearing next week on Thursday, November 15, at 10 a.m. at the Hawaii State Capitol Auditorium. December 21, 2012 update: Public hearing AUDIO (Nov. 15, 2012) (wav file) (Click here if you need to download Windows Media Player) ...
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With the recent deployment of the new UIPA Record Request Log to the state Executive Branch agencies and the Judiciary, OIP received several inquiries regarding whether specific types of record requests their agencies commonly receive are in fact “routine requests,” which do not need to be recorded in the Log. As the Log Instructions state, ...
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October 22, 2012 The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) congratulates the following state employees, who were given top honors at the 2012 Governor’s Awards Program on September 28, 2012, at the State Capitol Auditorium: State Employee of the Year: Shail Ako, Accountant, Dept. of Accounting & General Services State Manager of the Year: Blayne Hanagami, Workforce Development Hawai’iBranch ...
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October 15, 2012 Attorneys, don’t forget to register for this Friday’s continuing legal education course that the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) is conducting in collaboration with the Hawaii State Bar Association (HSBA) to educate attorneys about important updates in the open government laws and exciting new procedural and technological changes that will help ...
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October 12, 2012 The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) will hold a public hearing to adopt new regulations in the Hawaii Administrative Rules relating to administrative appeals made to the office. The proposed rules would establish the procedures for filing appeals with OIP under (1) the Uniform Information Practices Act (Modified), HRS chapter 92 ...
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