Press Release

HONOLULU — Team Pika took home the top prize at this year’s Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC). Team Pika presented a solution for how to track the energy consumption by the University of Hawaii, one of the state’s largest energy ...
Read More Team Pika Wins 2018 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige proclaimed Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Hawaii today in recognition of the state’s role in identifying, protecting its citizens from, and responding to cyber threats that may have significant impact to individual and collective security and ...
Read More OCTOBER IS CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII

HONOLULU – Hawaii is ranked first among fifty states in emerging technologies/innovation, according to the Center for Digital Government’s 2018 Digital States Survey. It also ranked second for its exemplary work in support of collaboration. In addition to those rankings, ...
Read More Digital States Survey Ranks Hawaii First in Emerging Technologies

  HONOLULU – The State’s Hawaii Department Dashboard has been recognized with the first ever Chaucer Digital Innovation Award in the North America category. An initiative by the Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS), the Hawaii Department Dashboard is a ...
Read More STATE’S HAWAII DEPARTMENT DASHBOARD RECOGNIZED BY GLOBAL COMPANY

HONOLULU – A six-month paper reduction program piloted by the Office of Enterprise Technology Services has reduced paper use by 20 percent, which translates to a savings of one million sheets of printed paper. The paper reduction program aligns with ...
Read More STATE’S PAPER REDUCTION PILOT PROGRAM SAVES MONEY, RESOURCES

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) has been awarded the State IT Innovation of the Year award by StateScoop, the leading government IT media company in the nation’s capital. HACC was selected among 49 finalists from across the ...
Read More Governor Ige’s HACC Recognized with National Award

HONOLULU – The State took a major step in modernizing its payroll system when the first group of State employees was paid on May 4 through the new PeopleSoft-based software system. About 1,300 employees from the Department of Accounting and ...
Read More State Payroll System Modernization Effort Reaches Major Milestone

HONOLULU – In response to the Department of Justice’s indictment charging nine Iranian nationals with conducting a massive cyber theft campaign on behalf of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, State Chief Information Officer Todd Nacapuy and Chief Information Security Officer ...
Read More Response to the Department of Justice’s Indictment Charging Nine Iranian Nationals Regarding Cyber Intrusion

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed an executive order that directs all state government agencies to contract for internet-related services ONLY with providers who contractually agree to abide by net neutrality principals. Net neutrality protects and promotes a fast, fair ...
Read More Governor’s News Release: Governor Ige signs executive order to protect net neutrality in Hawai‘i

HONOLULU — Governor David Y. Ige is encouraging high school girls to participate in the first major cybersecurity training program specifically for young women, grades 9-12, who may be interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. The state is partnering ...
Read More Governor’s News Release: Registration for First Major Cybersecurity Training Program for High School Girls Begins this Month