What’s New

A LOOK BEHIND, A PEEK AHEAD

Posted on Aug 15, 2018 in Featured, What's New

As Director of the Office of Information Practices (OIP), I’d like to thank my small but mighty staff for making FY 2018 so successful.  Despite time-consuming rulemaking and other duties in FY 2018, OIP was still able to resolve—in the same year, if not the same day—over 95% of 1,127 total requests for its services.  ...
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The Office of Information Practices (OIP) has updated and revised its Sunshine Law training materials, including the Sunshine Law Guide, various Quick Reviews, forms, and Sunshine Law Quiz, which can be found on the Training page at oip.hawaii.gov.  The only materials left to update are the Sunshine Law training video and PowerPoint, so be on ...
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The Office of Information Practices (OIP) would like to thank the state, county, and independent agencies that submitted their FY 2018 Year-End UIPA Record Request Logs and Checklists to OIP.  Special recognition goes to the Office of the County Clerk, Maui County; Corporation Counsel, Hawaii County; and the Department of Human Resources, Hawaii County for ...
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OIP OPINIONS ISSUED

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Featured, What's New

The Office of Information Practices (OIP) is pleased to announce that all cases filed before FY 2016, except for one pending in the court, were resolved by OIP in FY 2018 and that summaries of its most recent opinions have been posted on the Opinions page at oip.hawaii.gov.  Here is a quick look at the ...
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Just a friendly reminder from the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) that the FY 2018 Year-End UIPA Record Request Logs and Checklists must be submitted to OIP by July 31, 2018.  By now, all state, county, and independent agencies should have completed and logged for FY 2018 most of the requests that they received through ...
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STATE CALENDAR REVISION

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

The Office of Information Practices (OIP) is pleased to announce that the State’s electronic calendar has been revised to provide the date and time that a meeting notice was posted or last updated.  The screen shot below is highlighted to show you where this information is found on the State Calendar. In the event of ...
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It’s that time of the year!  Since the new fiscal year will begin on July 1, 2018, the Office of Information Practices (OIP) would like to remind agencies to start a new FY 2019 UIPA Record Request Log.  While agencies still have some time to complete record requests received through June 30, 2018 and report ...
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The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted its recent opinion letters on its Opinions page at oip.hawaii.gov, where you will find the full text of all formal opinions and summaries of all memorandum opinions.  OIP also has an index of opinions as well as a search box in the upper right corner of ...
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The Hawaii State Legislature adjourned its 2018 session on May 3, 2018.  As previously reported, the state Office of Information Practices (OIP) is thankful for having received supplemental funding of $100,000 for FY 19 to help provide salary parity for OIP’s employees. Other than measures relating to specific agencies, only one Sunshine Law bill was ...
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The state Office of Information Practices would like to thank the Legislature for its vote of confidence in our office by providing OIP with money, not unfunded mandates.  Today, the Legislature passed the budget (H.B. 1900, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, C.D. 1), which provides OIP with $100,000 in supplemental funding for FY 2019 that starts ...
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