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Legal challenges from Hawaii’s police union have prevented the public release of the identities of almost 2,000 sworn officers.
Information on bad teachers, including details of misconduct and current status, is hard to get in Hawaii, despite a state law requiring its release.
The agency fought to keep the public from knowing what the Utah Transit Authority found during a study. So we got the records from Utah — in four days.
But state law requires disclosure of detailed information about a public employee’s job qualifications.
Eight months after we asked, the state wants big bucks for records pertaining to violence at an Arizona prison.
Officials have taken a curious approach to withholding information about an employment disagreement that we think should be public.