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2017 Winners Announced HONOLULU — “Wayfinding” was a winning theme as 20 community teams competed at the 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Judging and Awards (a.k.a., “Demo Day”) last Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at East-West Center. A panel of ...
Read More Local Tech Talent Shines at Hawaii Annual Code Challenge ‘Demo Day’

It was standing room only on Aug. 26, 2017, as Gov. David Ige welcomed approximately 300 participants to the Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Kickoff, coordinated by the Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) in partnership with the Hawaii Technology Development ...
Read More State kicks off month-long Code Challenge

Schedule of Events and Activities Announced HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige will provide opening remarks at the 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Kickoff on Aug. 26, 2017, welcoming hundreds of anticipated computer programmers, software developers, and tech-minded innovators ...
Read More Governor to Kick Off Month-Long ‘HACC’ Competition

HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige today announced that Hawai‘i has joined a multi-state cybersecurity compact signed by 38 governors to enhance state cybersecurity and develop the cyber workforce. The “Compact to Improve State Cybersecurity” is part of the National ...
Read More Hawaii Joins Multi-State Pledge to Strengthen Cyber Defense, Workforce

HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige today announced a partnership between the State of Hawai‘i and SANS Institute to offer high school and college students the opportunity this summer to participate in a free online cybersecurity assessment and exercise called ...
Read More State partners with SANS Institute to help students test cyber aptitude

HONOLULU – In recognition of the highly technical nature of major modernization projects, Gov. David Y. Ige today named state Chief Information Officer (CIO) Todd Nacapuy executive sponsor of the Tax System Modernization (TSM) project. While the Department of Taxation ...
Read More CIO to lead tax modernization into technical phases

HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii is calling all computer programmers, software developers, and tech-minded innovators to lend their collective creativity toward improving state government at the 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC), the state’s second event of its kind. ...
Read More 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge Kicks Off Aug. 26

Led the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) in collaboration with the Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS), the multi-year HawaiiPay project launched in November 2016 to begin overhauling and modernizing how the state processes payroll serving more than ...
Read More Payroll Modernization Project Improves Resiliency of Employee HR Data

The Center for Technology (CT) and the Texas Technology Consortium (TTC) in June 2017 recognized CIO Todd Nacapuy with the 2017 Trailblazer Award in recognition of individual leadership and excellence in information technology in the public sector. “Under Mr. Nacapuy’s ...
Read More State CIO recognized by peers as IT ‘Trailblazer’

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today signed legislation that strengthens governance and third-party review of large information technology (IT) projects throughout the entire executive branch to ensure success. Senate Bill 850 HD2 CD1, Relating to Information Technology (now Act 37), ...
Read More Governor Signs Senate Bill 850, Expands CIO’s Authority to Initiate Third-Party Review of IT Projects