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HONOLULU – State of Hawaii Chief Information Officer (CIO) Keone Kali shared the following statement regarding the announcement that Sanjeev “Sonny” Bhagowalia, the Governor’s Chief Advisor on Technology and Cybersecurity, has been appointed deputy assistant secretary and CIO for the U.S. Department of Treasury: “On behalf of the Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) and our entire state ...
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HONOLULU – In conjunction with Electronic Records Day (otherwise known as “1010”), the Hawaii State Archives today briefed officials on its “Digital Archives Project,” providing an update on the progress of Hawaii’s first digital archives and offering a preview of the inner workings of the archival system. “Much of the State of Hawaii’s rich and diverse heritage ...
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HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii’s web portal (Hawaii.gov) has been named this year’s “Best of the Web” state portal by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) 2014 Best of the Web (BOW) and Digital Government Achievement Awards, which recognize the best of all government websites across the country. The awards program is the original ...
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National Coalition Recommends Precautions for Digital Devices   HONOLULU – Encouraging Hawaii residents to think before they connect, Gov. Neil Abercrombie proclaimed the month of October “Cyber Security Awareness Month” in Hawaii. “Cyber Security Awareness Month reminds us of the importance of identifying, protecting against, and responding to cyber threats that can strongly impact our ...
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KITV.com HONOLULU —The State of Hawaii’s main web portal was named “Best Government Website” as part of the Web Marketing Association’s 2014 WebAwards.  The annual competition is recognized as the premier industry-based Website award program in the world.   More than 1,500 entries from 40 countries were judged in 96 industry categories on design, ease of use, ...
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National Journal HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii’s progress in better serving citizens and streamlining operations through technology was recognized this week with a B+ grade in e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government’s (CDG) biennial Digital States Survey . The grade is an improvement from a B- in 2012. CDG cites Hawaii’s steady progress in replacing outdated infrastructure ...
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Government Executive Which states have the best open-data policies and portals? The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Data Innovation has identified six top-performing states—Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma and Utah—in a new assessment of the progress that state governments have made to adopt open-data policies and creating digitally accessible open-data portals. Read the entire article at: http://www.govexec.com/state-local/2014/08/open-data-state-rankings-innovation/91712/

Report Ranks Top Open Data States

Posted on Aug 18, 2014 in News

Government Technology Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma and Utah lead the nation in open data initiatives, according to a report released today (Aug. 18) by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Data Innovation. The State Open Data Policies and Portals report scored all 50 states on their open data policy and portal efforts, and it offers advice to ...
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Hawaii House Republican Caucus Rep. Gene Ward (R, Hawaii Kai-Kalama Valley) has requested assurance from the state’s Chief Information Officer that data housed in the state’s computer systems will not be misused by any entity that may gain access to the information under new legislation. Senate Bill 1003 allows for periodic security audits of all ...
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Hawaii Senate Confirms New CIO

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in News

Transform Hawaii Government Keone Kali succeeds Sonny Bhagowalia, who was recently promoted to the position of chief adviser for technology and cybersecurity. On Tuesday, the Hawaii Senate confirmed Keone Kali — Deputy CIO of Operations in the Office of Information Management and Technology — as the state’s new CIO. Kali replacesSonny Bhagowalia, who was promoted by Gov. ...
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