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Gov. Ige signs HB531

Legislators wisely require the state’s IT Strategic Plan to be refreshed every midterm to promote continuity of services, regardless of transitions from one governor’s administration to another...

Jul 11, 2019

Legislators send HB531 to the governor for signature

This year, by passing House Bill 531 HD1 SD1, legislators sent the message that it is time to refresh that plan, and chart the course to improve the delivery of information and services to all of us who work with and rely on our state government.

May 14, 2019

New online services available this tax season

Now, with the completion of “Rollout 4” last November, the majority of state tax services have been migrated to the new tax filing portal, Hawai‘i Tax Online. Today, the new portal supports individual income, partnerships, estate, fiduciary, corporate income, franchise...

Mar 26, 2019

Why does the State of Hawai‘i need a chief data officer?

Making informed decisions about the future of Hawaii requires that decision-makers, both within and external of government, have access to empirical data. That’s why THG identified bills like HB 532 HD1 as being among the most important pieces of legislation this year.

Mar 19, 2019

Hawai‘i must sustain its technology momentum

“By taking quick action to appoint a new state chief information officer (CIO), Gov. David Ige demonstrated a strong appreciation for having capable leadership in place to continue momentum set by previous CIOs ..."

Mar 5, 2019