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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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The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has prepared a Quick Review of Requesters’ Responsibilities under the UIPA to provide helpful guidance on how to properly request government records under Hawaii’s Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA).  See “Quick Review:  Requester Has Responsibilities and Requirements Before an Agency Must Provide Records,”  which was posted July 18, ...
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