Hawaii FOI Resources

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Office of Information Practices (OIP) (NFOIC Affiliate)
No. 1 Capitol District Building
250 S. Hotel St., Suite 107
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Tel.:  808-586-1400
Fax: 808-586-1412
E-Mail:  oip@hawaii.gov

 

QUICK FOI INFORMATION

Open Meetings Law Haw. Rev. Stat. §92-1 et seq.
Closed: To consider personnel information relating to those applying for professional or vocations licenses; hiring or firing of an employee; labor negotiations; property negotiations; attorney consultation; misconduct investigations; and public safety or security. State boards and commissions may meet in private if no commitment to vote is made or sought; also can meet with the governor as long as it does not relate to a quasi-judicial matter.

Open Records Law Haw. Rev. Stat. §91-1 et seq.
Exempt: Medical, psychiatric, or psychological information; criminal investigations; social services or welfare benefits information; personnel files; fitness to be granted a license; and personal recommendations and evaluations.

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII

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FOI HOTLINE

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CONTACTS

Office of the Attorney General
425 Queen Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone (808) 586-1282
http://www.state.hi.us/ag/

State Bar Association
1132 Bishop Street, Suite 906
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone (808) 537­1868
Fax (808) 521­7936
http://www.hsba.org/
Email wpooh@pixi.com

State Sunshine Chair
Stirling Morita
Honolulu Star-Bulletin
3054 AlaPona Place, #806
Honolulu, HI  96818-1615
Phone (808) 529-4755
Fax (808) 529-4750
Email spj@flex.com

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FORM LETTERS

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (800) 336-4243 or (703) 807-2100
Email rcfp@rcfp.org
FOIA Letter Generator

 

Student Press Law Center
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (703) 807-1904
Email splc@splc.org
Request Letter Generator

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PUBLICATIONS

Mass Communication Law in Hawaii by Jeffrey Portnoy, New Forums Press, Stillwater, OK 1994, 134 p.
Price: $14.95 plus $1.50 shipping Format: Softcover, 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 in.
Order from:
New Forums Press
1018 So. Lewis Street
Stillwater, OK 74074
Phone (405) 372-6158
 

Open Government Guide from the
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

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