Posted on Oct 20, 1994 in Formal Opinions

Opinion Letter No. 94-20
October 20, 1994
Boating Citations Are Public

[OIP Op. Ltr. No. 05-03 partially overrules this opinion to the extent that it states or implies that the UIPA’s privacy exception in section 92F-13(1), HRS, either prohibits public disclosure or mandates confidentiality.]

Boating citations issued by the State Department of Public Safety, Maritime Law Enforcement Division, are public after segregation of confidential personal information about the individual cited, such as home address, social security number, date of birth, and physical descriptors.

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