Press Release

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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HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii’s main web portal (Hawaii.gov) was named “Best Government Website” today as part of the Web Marketing Association’s 2014 WebAwards (webaward.org). 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 ...
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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 and ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the appointment and promotion of Sanjeev “Sonny” Bhagowalia as Chief Advisor for Technology and Cyber-Security, effective Feb. 18, 2014. The new executive leadership position was created to establish Hawaii as a premier technology and cyber-security hub in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as to strengthen ties between Hawaii ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 5, 2014   HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii has launched new online applications (“Apps”) to assist members of the public in identifying their legislative representatives and connecting live to each legislator’s website. The two innovative Apps, Your 2014 Hawaii State Senate and Your 2014 Hawaii State House, were developed by ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2014 HONOLULU — The State of Hawaii has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to develop a Unified Chart of Accounts (UCOA), a key function for the government’s accounting system. The RFP issued on Jan. 17 is part of the state’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) program to streamline the government’s ...
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For Immediate Release: January 8, 2014 HONOLULU – Hawaii Sex Offender Search is now available for downloading as a mobile application for Android and Apple devices. On January 8, 2014, the Department of the Attorney General, Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center (HCJDC) officially released Hawaii Sex Offender Search, a new mobile application (App) that allows ...
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