From Huffington Post: Neil Abercrombie’s job as Hawaii governor takes him around the world.
Tourism meetings in Tokyo. A trade show in Los Angeles. A forum in Beijing.
Those kinds of trips sound pricey. But independently reviewing the travel expenses to see if they are worth taxpayers’ money is definitely cost-prohibitive.
Read More… from Hawaii’s public records: High fees are keeping public information secret
Read More… from NFOIC’s State FOIA Friday for April 12, 2013
From the Honolulu Civil Beat:
Wendy Silverthorne walked out of Castle Medical Center two years ago with a huge decision to make in less than 24 hours.
Read More… from Hawaii adult care homes under legislative pressure to put public records online
From Honolulu Star-Advertiser:
The state Office of Information Practices hopes a bill that would grant government agencies a new right to appeal open records decisions in court would give its orders more legal clout, yet open government advocates warn that it would delay public access to information.
Read More… from Open records advocates fear information roadblocks
From Honolulu Civil Beat:
If you care about holding government officials' feet to the fire when it comes to public records, you should be concerned about a bill theHawaii Office of Information Practices is pushing at the Legislature.
Read More… from Let Us Now Praise a Lone Hawaii Voice Fighting for Open Records