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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted two reports that summarize data about its open records law, which was collected on the UIPA Record Request Logs submitted by 276 state, county, and independent agencies for FY 2019 that ended on June 30, 2019.  Both reports are now on OIP’s Reports page at oip.hawaii.gov, which ...
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As calendar year 2019 comes to an end, Hawaii’s Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted its Annual Report for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2019 on its Reports page at oip.hawaii.gov.  Thanks to a 10% decrease in the number of new formal cases filed and the hard work of its experienced team, OIP ...
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F20-01

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 in Formal Opinions

Transcript and Audio Recording of Executive Meeting

The state Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted online summaries of its latest memoranda opinions on its Opinions page at oip.hawaii.gov. S Memo 20-1:  The permitted interaction at section 92-2.5(c), HRS, allows discussions between two or more members of a board, but less than the number of members that would constitute a quorum for ...
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Corporate Taxpayer’s Audit File

Residential Properties Without Water Service

Welcome Back, Mimi!

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 in Featured, What's New

The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) bids a fond farewell to staff attorney Liza Canady and welcomes back Mimi Horiuchi as her replacement.  If her name is familiar, it is because Mimi previously worked at OIP for five years and has returned to her position as a staff attorney.   Welcome back, Mimi! For the ...
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S Memo 20-1

Posted on Sep 11, 2019 in Informal Opinions - Sunshine Law

Meeting of Councilmembers

Since its inception in 1988, the State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has issued 360 formal opinions and 640 informal opinions.  U Memo 20-1 issued yesterday was OIP’s 1000th opinion. In this opinion, OIP followed the precedent established in OIP Opinion Letter Number F19-05 to conclude that the State Department of Taxation (TAX) had not ...
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Tax Revenue Estimate Records