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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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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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In its first Sunshine Law ruling since 1993, the Hawaii Supreme Court issued a decision in Kanahele v. Maui County Council, ___ Haw. ___ (SCWC-29649, August 8, 2013).  While the unanimous decision written by Justice Richard Pollack discusses the facts and rationale in great detail and length, the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has attempted ...
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The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted the third and final part in its series, “Quick Review:  Who Board Members Can Talk To and When” on the training page at oip.hawaii.gov.  This Quick Review series helps Sunshine Law board members understand what they can talk about with other board members or third parties ...
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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted online the second in its three-part series, “Quick Review:  Who Board Members Can Talk To and When.” Part 2 has been posted on OIP’s website training page (under Sunshine Law).   For the latest on open government news, check for these archived copies of What’s New articles that ...
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In a continuing effort to provide practical assistance that will help board members comply with the Sunshine Law, the State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has created a new “Quick Review:  Who Board Members Can Talk To and When,” which was posted July 24, 2013, on OIP’s website training page (under Sunshine Law).  This Quick Review is the ...
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