Last week, I wrote about a countywide mass deletion of emails over 3 years old. According to the county, departments would be responsible identifying and storing important emails; by June 1, anything not archived would be purged from the system. Motivation for file clearance came from the IT Services Department because of slow access times, County Spokesman Rod Antone told me, … [Read more...] about County email purge reconsidered
Filing a request under Hawaii’s Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA), MauiTime has obtained a copy of the Maui Police Department’s policy regarding its deployment of body worn cameras (BWCs). While I was reporting our Nov. 29, 2017 cover story “What Happened To Accountability,” MPD public information officer Lt. Gregg Okamoto told me the policy was publicly available, but … [Read more...] about Analyzing the Maui Police Department’s policy governing body worn cameras
1. On Sept. 8, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz announced that Hawaii would receive federal grant money for tsunami preparation. How much money will Hawaii be getting? A. $375,093 B. $400,762 C. $550,025 D. $625,477 E. $750,163 2. In its Sept. 11 story on the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s lack of transparency in regards to its recent layoffs and buyouts, Honolulu Civil Beat … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Hawaii’s recent tsunami preparation federal grant?