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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Posted on Jan 2, 2018 in Featured, What's New

HAPPY NEW YEAR, from the state Office of Information Practices (OIP)! We hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday season.  Now that you’ve welcomed in the new calendar year, it is time for all government agencies to close out the first half of the fiscal year 2018 by saving a copy of their UIPA ...
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As calendar year 2017 comes to an end, Hawaii’s Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted its Annual Report for fiscal year 2017 on the Reports page at oip.hawaii.gov.  With only nine employees, OIP is the single, statewide agency that administers the open records and open meetings laws applicable to all state, county, and independent ...
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OIP has been hard at work preparing two reports that summarize data from the UIPA Record Request Logs submitted by all state, county, and independent agencies for FY 2017.  Both reports are now on OIP’s Reports page at oip.hawaii.gov, which also links to the State’s open data portal at data.hawaii.gov. FY 2017 was the fourth ...
Read More OIP’S REPORTS OF STATE AND COUNTY FY 2017 LOG RESULTS NOW ONLINE

A big MAHALO to all who completed the online survey and provided comments on OIP’s draft rules for processing UIPA record requests.  While OIP reviews the survey results (which have been posted to OIP’s Rules and Training pages at oip.hawaii.gov), we would like to share them with you and give everyone an opportunity to respond to ...
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ALOHA CINDY, ALOHA KELLY!

Posted on Sep 28, 2017 in Featured, What's New

Aloha has many meanings, and today we bid a fond aloha to Cindy Yee, who has been the Secretary to OIP’s Director and a team member since 2003.  We wish her much success as she advances her career with another government agency.  Aloha Cindy! On Monday, we will welcome Kelly Gatioan with warm aloha as ...
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MAHALO to those people who completed the online survey and provided comments on the draft rules for processing UIPA record requests that the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) summarized during the statewide informational briefings earlier this month.  To keep things on course, OIP asks those of you who have not responded to please complete ...
Read More SURVEYS AND COMMENTS WANTED REGARDING OIP’S DRAFT RULES

A big MAHALO to all those people who made the effort to attend, and those who provided assistance to make possible, OIP’s September informational briefings in all counties regarding the draft rules for processing UIPA record requests as well as the Act 64 changes to the Sunshine Law.  Thank you, too, to those people who ...
Read More ONLINE SURVEY AND LINKS TO OIP’S DRAFT RULES AND PRESENTATIONS

Please don’t forget to register for the September informational briefings on OIP’s draft administrative rules as well as training on the newest revisions to the Sunshine Law, which were announced in What’s New articles on August 21 and August 8.  All presentations will be from 10 a.m. to noon, and will start with a 60-minute ...
Read More REMINDER TO REGISTER FOR OIP’S BRIEFING ON DRAFT RULES AND SUNSHINE LAW TRAINING

The Office of Information Practices (OIP) has set up a registration site for the September informational briefings on OIP’s draft administrative rules as well as training on the newest revisions to the Sunshine Law, which were announced in the August 8, 2017 What’s New article.  All presentations will be from 10 a.m. to noon, and ...
Read More REGISTER FOR OIP’S BRIEFING ON DRAFT RULES AND SUNSHINE LAW TRAINING

The Office of Information Practices (OIP) would like you to save the following dates in September from 10 a.m. to noon for statewide informational briefings on OIP’s draft administrative rules as well as training on the newest revisions to the Sunshine Law: September 6  (Wed.): State Capitol Auditorium 415 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu September 8  ...
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