Press Release

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 CDG cites Hawaii’s steady progress in replacing outdated infrastructure and ...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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 2, 2014 HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $9.3 million for various capital improvement projects (CIP) that invest in state infrastructure and facilities while further strengthening Hawaii’s economy and generating local jobs. “These priority, long-term improvement projects, identified by members of the state Legislature, are ...
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New Web Applications Unveiled, Technology Excellence Awards Announced HONOLULU –Nearly 700 government employees, community leaders, and open government advocates joined State Chief Information Officer (CIO) Sanjeev “Sonny”Bhagowalia yesterday for the 2013 Hawaii Digital Government Summit at the Hilton Hawaiian Village to discuss the progress of the State of Hawaii’s business transformation and information technology modernization ...
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 STATE OF HAWAII RECEIVES GRANT TO ADVANCE PLANNING  FOR NATIONWIDE PUBLIC SAFETY BROADBAND NETWORK  HONOLULU (Oct. 23, 2013) –The State of Hawaii Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) and the Department of Defense (DoD) today announced that the state has received an $872,075 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information ...
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State of Hawaii Wins Two Top Digital Government Achievement Awards and Top 10 Recognition for Redesigned Web Portal  HONOLULU (Sept. 20, 2013) – The State of Hawaii was among the select winners in the prestigious 2013 Best of the Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards, presented by the Center for Digital Government. The Department of ...
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