What’s New

The State Office of Information Practices has updated its online training on “How to Upload the UIPA Record Request Log to data.hawaii.gov” as well as the form to upload agencies’ totals from the newly revised Log onto data.hawaii.gov.  The new training materials and form can be found on OIP’s training and forms pages at oip.hawaii.gov. ...
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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) is pleased to announce that the newly revised UIPA Record Request Log and the PowerPoint presentation with voiceover have posted to our website at oip.hawaii.gov on the training page.  All state Executive Branch agencies, the Judiciary, and the University of Hawaii can start transferring data from their old ...
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CLE Seminar for Attorneys

Posted on Dec 19, 2013 in Featured, What's New

The State Office of Information Practices is pleased to announce that it will start 2014 with a new continuing legal education course to help attorneys keep abreast of the most significant developments concerning the UIPA and Sunshine Law that occurred in 2013.  The free one-hour course (with one MCPE credit) will discuss the impacts of ...
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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has added a second webinar and has changed the location of its in-person training on the revised UIPA Record Request Log for FY 2014.  The in-person training on the revised Log will still be conducted on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., but has been ...
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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has changed the date of the webinar on the changes to the UIPA Record Request Log for FY 2014, due to unexpected costs that would have been incurred.  While the in-person training on the revised Log will still be conducted on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, from 9:30 to ...
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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has revised the UIPA Record Request Log for FY 2014.  Training on the revised Log will be conducted on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Convention Center’s Emalani Theater, and will be simultaneously broadcast as a webinar.  Thereafter, the training will be available ...
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OIP WELCOMES NEW STAFF ATTORNEY

Posted on Oct 3, 2013 in What's New

The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) is pleased to announce that it has lured Winfred Pong out of retirement to join OIP as a part-time attorney.  Formerly the Vice President of Administrative and Fiscal Affairs for the Hawaii Tourism Authority and a long-time Deputy Attorney General before that, Winfred brings decades of experience advising ...
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ALOHA TO OIP ATTORNEYS

Posted on Sep 6, 2013 in What's New

“Aloha” is a word of many meanings and the State Office of Information Practices (OIP) uses it to bid farewell to Linden Joesting, and to welcome back Mimi Horiuchi, who had previously worked as an OIP Staff Attorney for approximately four years.  Aloha, Linden and Mimi! For the latest on open government news, check for ...
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Hawaii Public Radio’s Beth-Ann Kozlovich interviewed Director Cheryl Kakazu Park of the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) regarding the impact on future Sunshine Law cases of the Hawaii Supreme Court’s decision in Kanahele v. Maui County Council, ___ Haw. ___ (SCWC-29649, August 8, 2013), which was summarized in OIP’s August 12, 2013 What’s New ...
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Given the increasing government efforts to post open data online at data.hawaii.gov, data.honolulu.gov, and data.gov, the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) reminds all state and county agencies to update their record titles on the Records Report System (RRS), which informs the public as to the types of records being kept by the government and ...
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