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The Office of Information Practices (OIP) would like to thank the Hawaii State Legislature for passing today landmark legislation allowing Sunshine Law boards to remotely conduct public meetings.  OIP developed three draft proposals before the session, and five bills containing OIP’s proposal were introduced this session, and what ultimately emerged was Senate Bill 1034, Senate ...
Read More LANDMARK LEGISLATION ALLOWING REMOTE MEETINGS BY SUNSHINE LAW BOARDS

The State Office of Information Practices is pleased to introduce two new team members:  Administrative Assistant Rae-Lynn Thomas and Staff Attorney Robert Shimizu.  Recognizing OIP’s need to fill these critical positions, Governor David Ige granted OIP rare exceptions from the State’s hiring freeze and OIP wasted no time finding these two great additions to our ...
Read More WELCOME, RAE-LYNN AND ROBERT!