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A county proposal to add a new permitted interaction to the Sunshine Law allowing any number of council members to jointly attend any meeting or presentation open to the public was amended to add various restrictions and passed out of the Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs (“PSM”) on February 11, 2014. ...
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SUNSHINE LAW PROPOSALS

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Featured, What's New

The State Office of Information Practices has been busy tracking and testifying on numerous legislative proposals.  Coming up for a hearing tomorrow, February 6, 2014, at 3:00 p.m., in conference room 224, before the Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs, is Senate Bill 2962, which would add a new permitted interaction to ...
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The State Office of Information Practices has posted a link to its 2013 OIP Update, which discusses the most significant developments concerning the UIPA and Sunshine Law and was previously presented as a continuing legal education program.  While MCPE credits are no longer being awarded to attorneys for this Update, the power point presentation with ...
Read More 2013 OIP UPDATE, NEW BILL, AND LOG

The state Office of Information Practices congratulates the County of Hawaii and its Log Coordinator, Martha Rodillas, for being the first county to upload its data onto the “OIP Master UIPA Semiannual Log for FY 2015” on data.hawaii.gov.  This is the first year that the counties are using the Log, and OIP applauds the diligence ...
Read More HAWAII COUNTY IS THE FIRST TO UPLOAD ITS UIPA LOG SEMIANNUAL RESULTS

The State Office of Information Practices is pleased to have helped 85 registrants keep abreast of the most significant developments concerning the UIPA and Sunshine Law through its online continuing legal education (CLE) program, 2013 OIP Update, which was presented yesterday.  The same CLE program, with one MCPE credit, was previously presented to 95 attorneys, ...
Read More 2013 OIP UPDATE, NEW BILL, AND LOG

The State Office of Information Practices is pleased to announce that while no space remains for the continuing legal education (CLE) course to be held on January 13, an online course of the same presentation will be provided on January 23, 2014, to help attorneys keep abreast of the most significant developments concerning the UIPA and Sunshine Law ...
Read More REGISTER NOW ONLINE CLE FOR ATTORNEYS

The State Office of Information Practices has developed a new Notice of Continuance form as well as a Quick Review explaining how meetings may be continued in accordance with the Hawaii Supreme Court’s decision in Kanahele v. Maui County Council.   The Notice of Continuance of Meeting form and Quick Review:  Continuance of a Meeting Under ...
Read More MEETING CONTINUANCE FORM AND QUICK REVIEW

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  The State Office of Information Practices is pleased to announce that it will start 2014 with a new way to provide continuing legal education for attorneys.  In addition to the in-person course scheduled for January 13, 2014, OIP will conduct a “webinar” to help attorneys keep abreast of the most significant developments ...
Read More REGISTER NOW FOR CLE SEMINAR & WEBINAR FOR ATTORNEYS

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. ...
Read More UPDATED TRAINING FOR UPLOADING LOGS TO DATA.HAWAII.GOV

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 ...
Read More REVISED LOG AND TRAINING ONLINE