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OIP’s director backs bills that would keep decision-making files under wraps

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2011

    The Office of Information Practices, led by Cheryl Kakazu Park, is pushing for legislation that would allow government agencies to cite a “deliberative process privilege” in denying record requests, the same privilege the Supreme Court ruled in December never existed in state law.

Two months after the Hawaii Supreme Court delivered a major win to advocates of open government records, the state agency tasked with promoting open and transparent government in Hawaii is trying to make an end run around the ruling. Read more

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