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Flyer: September 30 – October 1 HILO flyer (pdf)Registration is now closed for the HILO seminars. Course #1 (Open Records): UIPA Manual; UIPA cover;Shrimp Board records; UIPA Powerpoint Handout; OIP’s August 2011 newsletter; Evaluation;CLE Certificate of Attendance. Course #2 (Open Meetings): Sunshine Guide for state and county boards; Sunshine Guide cover; Shrimp Board bad agenda; Shrimp Board good agenda; Sunshine Powerpoint Handout;OIP’s August 2011 newsletter Evaluation; CLE Certificate of Attendance. Courses ...
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Recent Open Government News

Posted on Aug 16, 2011 in What's New

What’s New: Tweeted Information RequestsAre Valid in the United Kingdom To tweet or not to tweet – the question facing government agencies worldwide. If they choose to tweet, public authorities in England have recently been told that they must respond to records requests sent via government agencies’ Twitter accounts. To link to the article, click here.

Mortgage Loan Originator Licensure Records

The Office of Information Practices (OIP) is pleased to present free seminars providing legal education credits on the open government laws inHonolulu on Wednesday, September 28; in Hilo, on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1; and in Kona on Friday, October 21, 2011. Attorneys can earn one mandatory continuing professional education (MCPE) credit for one course, and possibly ...
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Openline Newsletter

Posted on Aug 15, 2011 in What's New

August 2011Q&A: OIP Facts (including: What does OIP do? What resources does OIP have to do its job? What are OIP’s priorities? What’s new at OIP? How does OIP obtain compliance? What happens if an agency refuses to comply? Can agencies appeal in court to challenge an OIP opinion?)


Posted on Aug 4, 2011 in Formal Opinions

Mailing Addresses and Social Security Numbers of Real Property Owners

Sunshine Law Video

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 in What's New

OIP now has a one-hour training video: “Introduction to the Sunshine Law” for board and commission members, and also of interest to the public. You can view the training video here, or go to OIP’s new training page for additional guides and training materials. Hawaii State Office Of Information Practices from Mark Wolf on Vimeo.  Once the video begins playing, you ...
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