HI Department of Health refuses OIP’s request

THAT THEY DISCLOSE PUBLIC DOCUMENTS BY DEC. 21st by John Charlton (Dec. 22, 2009) — By now it is 5:00 pm in Honolulu, Hawaii. And the offices of the Department of Health are closed. So The Post & Email can go public with the fact that the Department is in open violation of Hawaii Law […]

Tsukiyama got promoted, big time

APPOINTED A VICE-PRESIDENT & DIRECTOR AT QUASI-GOVERNMENT ENTITY by John Charlton (Nov. 18, 2009; 9:30 PM ET) — Mr. Paul T. Tsukiyama, ex-Director of the Office of Information Practices (OIP) in Hawaii has been appointed Vice-President & Director of Human Resources at Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. The Post & Email broke the story on Nov. […]

Tsukiyama resigns from Hawaii Office of Information Practices

TOOK ANOTHER STATE POSITION, BUT NO ONE IS CLEAR ON WHICH ONE by John Charlton (Nov. 16, 2009: 7:30 PM ET) — The Director of the Office of Information Practices (OIP) in Hawaii resigned quietly from his position on Nov. 6th and where he went is unclear, according to Hawaii government personnel. The OIP is […]

Okubo refuses another Citizen's request to comply with Hawaii Law

IGNORES UIPA GUIDELINES AND STATE LAWS by John Charlton (Sept. 24, 2009) — As reported on Wednesday, Attorney Leo Donofrio is assisting a citizen who made requests to both Dr. Fukino and Janice Okubo, Director and Communications Director respectively, for the Department of Health of the State of Hawaii,  for pertinent information regarding the public […]