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Digital Talk Story Episode 9 with Senator Donovan Dela Cruz

In this episode of Transform Hawaii Government's (THG) Digital Talk Stories series, Executive Director Christine Sakuda speaks with Senator Donovan Dela Cruz.


Oct 29, 2021

Gov. Ige and Local Business Leaders Share Vision for Hawai‘i’s Digital Economy

As Hawai‘i continues its economic recovery coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders from the public and private sector are suggesting building a more robust digital economy as a key component of business within the state.


Jun 24, 2021 | Maui Now

21st-century government requires a long-term commitment

Like many business and community leaders across the islands, I was eager to hear Gov. David Ige present his State of the State address on Jan. 25. My hope was that more details would be shared on how Hawaii would bring its economy back.


Feb 7, 2021 | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

At a time of stretched resources and high demand for state-run services, due to the pandemic, Hawaii’s online government infrastructure has come under increased scrutiny.

Christine Sakuda, executive director of the nonprofit Transform Hawaii Government, or THG, is paying close attention to efforts to modernize aging systems like the Department of Labor’s unemployment insurance process.


Feb 1, 2021 | Pacific Business News

Big Island Initiative Seeks To Bridge Student Digital Divide

As Hawaiʻiʻs schools gear up for reopening next month, some students in the islandʻs more remote and rural communities will be doing so without adequate equipment for online learning.


Jul 14, 2020 | Hawai‘i Public Radio