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VIDEO — Newsmaker: Interview With Hawaii’s Chief Information Officer Sonny Bhagowalia

VIDEO — Newsmaker: Interview With Hawaii’s Chief Information Officer Sonny Bhagowalia

UPDATED 9/13/11 1:30 p.m. Hear from the state's CIO how he plans to transform and modernize Hawaii's IT landscape.
Two More Board Members Resist Abercrombie

Two More Board Members Resist Abercrombie

Hawaii governor defends resignation requests, says he wanted "own team."
One More Board Member Says ‘No’ to Hawaii Gov

One More Board Member Says ‘No’ to Hawaii Gov

Stadium authority member brings total to 20 out of 28.
All Land Board Members Resisting Abercrombie

All Land Board Members Resisting Abercrombie

Two more appointees reject governor's request to resign.

Cooking the Truth at the Hawaii Office of Information Practices

Many reasons not to believe official statement on performance of office, law.
Newsmaker: Watch the Interview With HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira

Newsmaker: Watch the Interview With HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira

UPDATED Leader of the state's largest union talks budget realities and the standoff between the governor and teachers.

‘The Raw Truth’ — OIP Responds to Civil Beat

State open records agency rebuts criticism in two recent columns by Civil Beat editor.
Third Appointee Resigns At Abercrombie’s Request

Third Appointee Resigns At Abercrombie’s Request

Out of 28 Lingle appointees, three will resign, but 18 will not.
More Lingle Appointees Staying On Board

More Lingle Appointees Staying On Board

Board members resisting Abercrombie's resignation request grows to 18.

Hawaii Legislature Needs to Give Records Office a Backbone

With officials flaunting law, lawmakers should clarify that OIP has power to order release of government records.

Hawaii Open Records Agency Lets Public Down

Hawaii Office of Information Practices doesn't stand tough as top officials thumb nose at public.
When Labor Contracts Expire, State Pay To Revert to Pre-Furlough Levels

When Labor Contracts Expire, State Pay To Revert to Pre-Furlough Levels

But Hawaii's budget chief says there isn't enough money to pay 2009 levels for long.
Hawaii State Government