90-27Posted on Jul 19, 1990 in Formal Opinions
Opinion Letter No. 90-27
July 19, 1990
Research Corporation of UH; Status Under the UIPA
The Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii (“RCUH”) is an “agency” for purposes of the UIPA and, therefore, subject to its disclosure provisions. The RCUH was created by statute as a public instrumentality and a body corporate. The UIPA includes within its definition of the term “agency,” corporations owned, operated, or managed by or on behalf of the State, and other instrumentalities of the State.