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Kona Seminar October 21, 2011

Posted on Sep 24, 2011 in What's New

OIP’s seminar in Kona on Friday, October 21, 2011, is being sponsored by the West Hawaii Bar Association at the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OIP will present “Ethical Considerations for Counsel when Advising Sunshine Law Boards,” for which attorneys may receive 1.0 MCPE credit. To register, please contact Carol Kitaoka ...
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The state Office of Information Practices has issued a memorandum opinion in a case challenging the State Reapportionment Commission’s agendas and members’ participation in its Technical Committee. Based on the specific facts of that case, the ten-page memorandum opinion concludes that the Commission did not violate the Sunshine Law by discussing items on its July ...
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Governor Neil Abercrombie issued Executive Memorandum No. 11-11, which continues the prior practice of posting meeting agendas electronically on the state’s online calendar. Sunshine Law boards, however, are still required by law to provide physical copies of their meeting agendas with the Lt. Governor’s office, at least six calendar days prior to the meeting. As the posting ...
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State Calendar

Posted on Sep 16, 2011 in What's New

Visit the State Calendar to view meeting notices of state boards and commissions. Please note: the State Calendar is maintained by the Department of Accounting and General Services. See Executive Memo 11-11 (September 15, 2011) regarding “Posting Meeting Notices on the State Online Calendar.”  

S Memo 12-5

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 in Informal Opinions - Sunshine Law

Determination Whether WasteStream Kohala Is a Board Subject to the Sunshine Law

S Memo 12-4

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 in Informal Opinions - Sunshine Law

Written Testimony Submitted by E-Mail

Online Survey

Posted on Sep 12, 2011 in What's New

Finally, please don’t forget to participate in OIP’s online survey. We want to hear from you! To serve you better and to more effectively utilize our limited resources, the Office of Information Practices is asking users to participate in anonline survey. The survey should take only five to ten minutes to complete. Because OIP would ...
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OIP Revises Personnel Guidelines

Posted on Sep 7, 2011 in What's New

The Office of Information Practices (OIP) has revised its Personnel Guidelines (effective September 7, 2011) to assist state and county agencies in understanding what employment records must be disclosed under the Uniform Information Practices Act.

Closed Meeting of Board of Ethics