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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 ...
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UIPA Record Request Log Training Materials Beginning December 2013  *** UIPA Record Request Log POWERPOINT with NOTES (17dec13) (pdf) *** UIPA Record Request Log Training VIDEO (17dec13) *** UIPA Record Request Log FORM (23dec13) (Excel)Note: To adjust your view of the Log spreadsheet, change the zoom view to 65% or 100% or some other view (click on View, then Zoom, and select ...
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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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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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Basic Q&A on access to government records: What is a government record? What is a personal record? Which agencies are covered by the UIPA? Who can request a record? What types of records are public? What government records are restricted or closed by law? What are an individual’s rights if denied a record? What are ...
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Posted on Jun 14, 1993 in Main

Opinion Letter No. 93-06June 14, 1993Professional License Examinations The State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs may not allow an applicant for a professional or vocational license to copy license examination questions and their answers, or the answers of other applicants. In 1992, the Legislature amended the Professional and Vocational Licensing Act (PVLA) to state that an applicant ...
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