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State Offers Cyber Safety Sessions, Launches New Website… HONOLULU — As part of Gov. David Y. Ige proclaiming October 2017 “Cyber Security Awareness Month,” the Hawaii Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security, in partnership with the Hawaii State Public ...
Read More Governor Proclaims October ‘Cyber Security Awareness Month’

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’

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 – 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

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

HONOLULU — The Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) is accepting applications for the State of Hawaii’s Transformation Internship Program (TIP), an award-winning, technology-focused program that will run this summer from June 26 to Aug. 11, 2017. The deadline to ...
Read More ‘TIP’ for College Students: Consider a State Internship for Large-Scale IT Experience

HONOLULU — The State Procurement Office (SPO), in partnership with the Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS), recently announced that Hawaii state and local government agencies now have access to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule Program for procuring ...
Read More Hawaii Government Agencies Now Able to Leverage GSA for IT Services

HONOLULU — Windward Oahu resident Vincent Hoang has joined the Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) as the State of Hawaii’s chief information security officer (CISO), a position approved by the Legislature in 2016. In place since Dec. 1, Hoang ...
Read More Vincent Hoang Named State Chief Information Security Officer

State’s electronic signature solution piloted one year ago HONOLULU – With a single tap on a Microsoft Surface Pro, Gov. David Y. Ige today proclaimed October 10, 2016, Electronic Records Day in Hawaii, electronically signing the ceremonial proclamation using the ...
Read More Governor Marks Electronic Records Day with First ‘eSigned’ Proclamation