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Calendar Changes

Posted on Nov 30, 2022 in Featured, What's New

The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted on its website direct links to each county’s calendar listing board and commission meetings and other events.  Additionally, due to increased spam problems, the State Calendar was revised to discontinue the use of the [email protected] email address.   NIC Hawaii’s new email address will be shown to ...
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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has updated its subject-matter index for its formal opinions regarding the Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA), which may be accessed through the Opinions page at oip.hawaii.gov. Only formal opinions are indexed by OIP, with separate indices for UIPA and Sunshine Law cases.  OIP has posted its updated UIPA ...
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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has posted on the SCR 192 webpage at oip.hawaii.gov the testimony and meeting recorded on October 4, 2022 regarding draft legislation that seeks to improve government decision-making. Pursuant to Senate Concurrent Resolution 192 (SCR 192), the draft legislation was developed by a Working Group consisting of representatives from ...
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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) is encouraging people to provide written or oral comments, which can be done anonymously, for the October 4, 2022 meeting regarding the attached draft legislation that seeks to improve government decisionmaking. As reported in OIP’s September 16, 2022 What’s New article, the draft legislation was developed by the ...
Read More COMMENTS SOUGHT ON DRAFT AMENDMENTS TO THE UIPA

The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has been diligently working with members of the Working Group (WG) convened pursuant to Senate Concurrent Resolution 192 (SCR 192) to develop a new statutory exception to the Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA) that would improve government decision-making.  OIP and the WG are seeking public comments on the ...
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After the State Office of Information Practices (OIP) posted its updated Sunshine Law training materials in August 2022, it was informed that the State Disability Access and Communications Board (DCAB) had approved the following new sample language to request disability accommodation, which should be used on Sunshine Law meeting notices.  If you need an auxiliary ...
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In addition to what was posted last week on its Training page, the State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has updated its two-part basic Sunshine Law training video and related materials to incorporate the Sunshine Law changes that went into effect in July, 2022. OIP also posted a new “Quick Review:  Tips for Remote Meeting ...
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The State Office of Information Practices (OIP) has updated the materials on its Training page to incorporate the Sunshine Law changes that were previously described in What’s New articles and went into effect in July 2022. The revised training materials, including the statute, quiz, and video summarizing the Sunshine Law, now reflect the changes made ...
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OIP ISSUES NEW OPINIONS

Posted on Aug 1, 2022 in Featured, What's New

The State Office of Information Practices has posted the FY 2022 opinions described below.  For formal opinion numbers starting with an “F,” a summary and the full text of the opinion has been posted on the formal opinions page at oip.hawaii.gov.  For the remaining informal opinions, you can link to either the Sunshine Law or ...
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Congratulations to the following agencies, which were the first three in the State and counties to turn in their FY 2022 year-end UIPA Record Request Logs and Checklists to OIP: State: State Ethics Commission DBEDT/ Business Development and Support DBEDT/ Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority County Honolulu/ Office of the City Auditor Maui/ Prosecuting Attorney Honolulu/ ...
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